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South Armagh Genealogy Project.

The records of the Church of Ireland parishes of Creggan, Forkill, Jonesborough, Killeavy (Meigh) CO. ARMAGH and Ballymascanlan, Carlingford and Omeath CO. LOUTH are available for genealogical research. A list of surnames for each parish is published below to enable you to do your own preliminary search. Individual detailed searches will be made on request. Please send 14 stg./ E22 / US$25 to the address at the bottom of the page for an initial search. For a full search the cost is 28 stg. / E44 / US$50 per hour, including the provision of a copy of any entries found.

For Church of Ireland records check with the Representative Church Body Library in the first instance.


CO. LOUTH
DUNDALK: write to Mr. Noel Ross 5 Oliver Plunkett Park Dundalk Co. Louth.
CASTLEBELLINGHAM: contact Rev. Peter Thornbury Kilsaran Rectory Dromiskin Road Castlebellingham Co. Louth.
DROGHEDA/ARDEE & Mellifont (Tullyallen) contact the Representative Church Body Library

For other CO. ARMAGH Church of Ireland parishes contact the local Rector. Armagh Ancestry, address below or Irish World 26 Market Square Dungannon Co. Tyrone Northern Ireland may be able to assist you.

For Presbyterian records for DUNDALK, CASTLEBELLINGHAM and CARLINGFORD CO. LOUTH contact Rev. Stanley Millen "Shantilla" Dublin Road Dundalk Co. Louth.
For DROGHEDA contact The Secretary, Presbyterian Church in Ireland, Church House, Fisherwick Place, Belfast BT1 6DW clerk@presbyterianireland.org

For Methodist records for NEWRY CO. DOWN (and part of CO. ARMAGH) and DUNDALK CO. LOUTH contact Rev. Janet Unsworth The Manse Sandys Street Newry Co. Down Northern Ireland BT34 1EN
'Methodist Baptismal Register - Newry Circuit' is available in County Louth Archaeological and Historical Journal, vol xviii, no. 4 (1976), 310. (Published 1977). 'The Methodist Baptismal Register of the Newry Circuit, 1830-1865' is available in Seanchas Ard Mhacha, vol. 8, no. 2, 299-307. Published 1977. Both volumes were produced by Brian Turner.

For Catholic records for CO. ARMAGH contact Armagh Ancestry ancestry@acdc.btinternet.com
For Catholic records for CO. LOUTH write to Ms Kathleen Murphy, The Library, Roden Place, Dundalk Co. Louth enclosing a cheque for E20. to cover the search. dundalklibrary@louthcoco.ie

LIST OF RECORDS IN LOCAL CUSTODY

Please note that we can only really help you if the person about whom you are seeking information was baptised, married or buried by the local Rector in any of the parishes listed. A list of headstone inscriptions for each churchyard has also been compiled. This is particularly useful where the burial records no longer exist.

IF YOUR RELATIVE'S GRAVE CAN BE LOCATED WITHIN THE PARISHES LISTED WITH AN ASTERISK A GRAVE CLEANING SERVICE IS AVAILABLE FOR 140 stg./ E220 / US$250.

CO. ARMAGH

CREGGAN *
LIST OF SURNAMES BAPTISMS 1800-2000. CONFIRMATIONS, MARRIAGES 1808-1839, 1845-2000. BURIALS 1800-2000.


FORKILL *
LIST OF SURNAMES BAPTISMS 1887-1990. CONFIRMATIONS, MARRIAGES 1845-1990. BURIALS 1887-2000.

LIST OF SURNAMES Forkill 1828 TITHE COMPOSITION BOOK.

LIST OF SURNAMES Forkill 1820 CHURCH & COUNTY CESS LIST.

LIST OF SURNAMES Forkill 1821 CENSUS.

JONESBOROUGH *
LIST OF SURNAMES BAPTISMS 1802. 1812 -1829, 1833-1942. MARRIAGES 1824 -1827, 1829-1978. BURIALS 1826-1827, 1829-1891, 1894-2000.

LIST OF SURNAMES Jonesborough 1834 TITHE COMPOSITION BOOK.


MEIGH/KILLEAVY *
LIST OF SURNAMES BAPTISMS 1879-1966. MARRIAGES 1845-1924, 1937-1965. BURIALS 1879-2000.

CO. LOUTH

BALLYMASCANLAN *
LIST OF SURNAMES BAPTISMS 1801-2000. CONFIRMATIONS, MARRIAGES 1847-2000. BURIALS 1898-2000.

CARLINGFORD *
LIST OF SURNAMES BAPTISMS 1911-2000. CONFIRMATIONS, MARRIAGES 1845-2000. BURIALS 1926-2000.

OMEATH *
List of Surnames BAPTISMS 1883-1968 MARRIAGES 1845-1961.
BURIALS 1883-1936 (copy).

DROGHEDA
List of Surnames BAPTISMS 1700-1998

List of Surnames BURIALS 1700-1998

List of Surnames MARRIAGES 1700 -1998

Baptisms marriages and burials for the period 1654-1700 have still to be recorded.

MELLIFONT (TULLYALLEN)
List of Surnames BAPTISMS 1812-1840. MARRIAGES 1815-1843. BURIALS 1814-1836.

ARDEE
List of Surnames BAPTISMS 1868-1998.

Marriages and Burials are still to be recorded.

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