Tuesday 24 December 2013

UHF adds Church of Ireland records for Co Down

The Ulster Historical Foundation (UHF) has added more than 16,000 Church of Ireland baptismal records to its AncestryIreland pay-to-view database for County Down. The records were transcribed by Dr Brian Trainor, former Director of PRONI.

Registers for the following churches have been added:

Killinchy 1820-77 (418 records)
Blaris 1661-1720(7709 records)
Magheralin 1783-1870 (6628 records)
Bangor 1803-43 (1050 records)
Ballywalter 1845-75 (125 records)
Ardkeen 1746-1871 (541 records)

The UHF intends to add more Church of Ireland soon. These will be from the parishes of Antrim, Carrickfergus, Comber, Donaghadee, Down, Drumballyroney and Kilmore.