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Church of Ireland records in County Armagh

There are 29 church of Ireland or civil parishes in county Armagh and the detail given in each set of church records may differ for one parish to the next. The most comprehensive set of baptism registers will contain the name of the child, date of baptism and birth, the name of the baby's father and mother along with the mother's maiden name, the townland where they resided and sometimes the occupation of the father will be recorded

Since 1845 each Church of Ireland marriage record is identical to the actual civil registry and will contain the date of marriage, full names and age of both parties, names of their fathers along with their occupations and the townland where they lived. Pre 1845 marriage entries vary in content form parish to parish.

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Civil Parishes of County Armagh

County Armagh Church of Ireland Records

PRONI REF Numbers

Armagh (Armagh diocese)

Baptisms, 1750-58 and 1775-1871; marriages, 1750-58 and 1776-1845; burials, 1750-58, 1770-75 and 1804- 71, with gaps; confirmations, 1824-70.

MIC583/12-14

Ballymore (Armagh diocese)
Baptisms, 1783-1923, which include a list of Presbyterians baptised, 1822-31; marriages, 1783- 1908; burials, 1783-1899; vestry minutes, 1771-1810; vestry account book, 1821-7; confirmations, 1843, 1846, 1849, 1852 and 1856; estate rental for the manors of Ballymore, Acton, Clare etc., possibly used for tithe or cess purposes, 1812-27; history of the church from the 17th century.

MIC583/5, 17 24;
MIC1/328;T/2706/8

BALLYMYRE PARISH - Ballymoyer (Armagh diocese)

Baptisms, 1820-73 and 1926-7; marriages, 1820-45; burials, 1820-70; vestry minutes, 1821-99; confirmations, 1824, 1828, 1833, 1837, 1840 and 1843.

MIC583/17, 19; MIC1/113

Clonfeacle Parish - Clonfeacle (Armagh diocese)
[Earliest registers destroyed in Dublin]

Extracts from vestry minutes, 1763-1831.


Baptisms, 1869-; marriages, 1845-; burials, 1870-;
vestry minutes, c.1870.

MIC583/4




In local custody

Clonfeacle Parish - Derrygortreavy (Armagh diocese)
[Earliest registers destroyed in Dublin]


Baptisms, 1875-; marriages, 1845-; burials, 1878-.




In local custody

Clonfeacle Parish - Moy (Armagh diocese)


Baptisms, 1880-; marriages, 1845-; burials, 1881-; vestry minutes, 1873-; preachers’ books, 1845-.

[Earliest registers destroyed in Dublin]


In local custody

Creggan Parish - Creggan (Armagh diocese)
Baptisms, 1808-1925; marriages, 1808-39; marriage banns, 1816-28; burials, 1808-1917; vestry minutes, 1793-1887; confirmation lists, 1824-66.


Baptisms, 1925-; marriages, 1845-; burials, 1917-; vestry minutes, 1888-; register of vestrymen, 1870-; preachers’ books, 1845-.

MIC1/11, 112; MIC583/5





In local custody

Derrynoose Parish - Derrynoose (Armagh diocese)
Baptisms, 1710-46, with gaps, and 1822-70; marriages, 1712-43, 1825-9 and 1835-45; burials, 1835-1939; vestry minutes, 1709-12, 1720-50, 1756 and 1811-1958; confirmations, 1833-79, with gaps; list of emigrants to America and Scotland, 1840-c.1855.

Baptisms, 1870-; marriages, 1845-; registers of vestrymen, 1870-.

MIC1/14; MIC583/2






In local custody

Drumcree Parish - Drumcree (Armagh diocese)
Baptisms, 1788-1906; marriages, 1802-1903; burials, 1804-1903; vestry minutes, 1767-1941, which include poor lists of Protestants and ‘Romans’ in receipt of aid from the parish, 1765-1827 and subscription lists for extension to the church, 1854.
Cess applotment book, 1767.

MIC1/21, 42-43






In local custody

Drumcree Parish - St Mark's, Portadown (Armagh diocese)
Baptisms, 1826-1901; marriages, 1827-48; preachers’ books, 1845-60 and 1896-1904; register of vestrymen, 1870-1985.


Baptisms, 1902-; marriages, 1849-; burials, 1856-;
vestry minutes, 1826-; preachers’ books, 1827-. In local custody

MIC1/66




In local custody

Eglish Parish - Eglish (Armagh diocese)

Baptisms, 1803-1935, with index; marriages, 1804- 1936, with index; burials, 1803-1935, with index; confirmations, 1824-8, 1833-52 and 1894-1933, with index; preachers’ book, 1836-1925; notes from vestry minutes about erection of new church, 1820-30.


Vestry minutes, 1803-.

MIC1/1A-B; MIC583/3






In local custody

Forkhill Parish - Forkhill (Armagh diocese)

 

Baptisms and burials, 1887-; marriages, 1845-.

[Earliest registers destroyed in Dublin]

In local custody

Grange Parish - Grange (Armagh diocese)

Baptisms, 1780-1892; marriages, 1780-1845; burials, 1783-1805, 1807, 1816-52 and 1880-92; confirmations, 1837, 1840, 1843, 1846, 1859, 1863 and 1866.


Vestry minutes, 1854-; preachers’ books, 1828-.

MIC1/65; T/2540;

T/2706/122-149




In local custody

Jonesborough Parish - Jonesborough (Armagh diocese)

Baptisms, and burials, 1833-; marriages, 1834-44 and 1940-; vestry minutes, 1799-; preachers’ books, 1845-.

In local custody

Keady Parish - Keady (Armagh diocese)

Baptisms, 1780-1818 and 1825-71; marriages, 1780- 1845; burials, 1815-18 and 1826-80; confirmations, 1828 and 1833.


Baptisms, 1872-; marriages, 1845-; burials, 1871-; vestry minutes, 1814-.

MIC1/51-52; MIC583/1




In local custody

Keady Parish - Armaghbreague (Armagh diocese)

[Partly in Keady parish and partly in Lisnadill parish]

 


Baptisms, 1877-; marriages, 1845-; burials, 1877-;
vestry minutes, 1832.

[Earliest registers destroyed in Dublin]



In local custody

Kilclooney Parish - Kilcluney (Armagh diocese)

[Part of Mullaghbrack parish before 1794 – see also under MULLAGHBRACK]

Baptisms, 1832-; marriages, 1835-; burials, 1837-.




In local custody

Kildarton Parish - Kildarton (Armagh diocese)

[Originally a perpetual curacy formed out of Armagh, Lisnadill, Loughgall and Mullabrack parishes.]


Baptisms, 1877-; marriages, 1845-; burials, 1877-;
vestry minutes, 1841-84 and 1886-.

[Earliest registers destroyed in Dublin]



In local custody

KILLEAVY PARISH - Camlough (Armagh diocese)

Baptisms, 1832-72; marriages, 1835-45; burials, 1833-71; vestry minutes, 1819-82; confirmation lists, 1840- 1945, with gaps.


Baptisms, 1873-; marriages, 1874-; burials, 1872-.

MIC583/28





In local custody

KILLEAVY PARISH - Drumbanagher (Armagh diocese)

Baptisms, 1838-85; marriages, 1839-44; burials, 1841-1910; vestry minutes, 1858-9; confirmations, 1849 and 1866.


Baptisms, 1885-; marriages, 1845-; burials, 1910-; vestry minutes, 1861-; confirmations, 1912-.

MIC1/11; MIC583/2




In local custody

KILLEAVY PARISH - Killeavey (formerly Meigh) (Armagh diocese)


Incomplete burial register, 1879-1962.

Baptisms, 1878-; marriages, 1845-; burials, 1879-; vestry minutes, 1879-; preachers’ books, 1883-.

[Earliest registers destroyed in Dublin]

T/2432

In local custody

KILLEAVY PARISH - Mullaglass [was a district curacy of Killeavy up to 1870]

Baptisms and burials, 1877-; marriages, 1845-.


In local custody

KILLYMAN PARISH - Annaghmore

[see under LOUGHGALL]

 

KILLYMAN PARISH - Brackaville

[see under DONAGHENRY]

 

KILLYMAN PARISH - Killyman (Armagh diocese)

Baptisms, 1745-1871; marriages, 1741-1845; burials, 1745-1875; vestry minutes, 1756-1894; confirmations, 1837.


Baptisms, 1872-; marriages, 1845-; burials, 1876-; registers of vestrymen, 1870-.


MIC583/33-35



In local custody

KILMORE PARISH - Richhill

Baptisms, 1846-84 and 1922-39; marriages, 1850-76; attendance lists, 1849-51; lists of members, c.1848- 1877, and minutes, 1848-76.


CR/7/7

KILMORE PARISH - The Diamond (Armagh diocese)

[Partly in Drumcree parish and partly in Kilmore parish]


Baptisms, 1877-; vestry minutes, 1876-; preachers’
books, 1869-.

[Earliest registers destroyed in Dublin]


In local custody

KILMORE PARISH - Kilmore (Armagh diocese)

Baptisms, 1789-95 and 1799-1996; marriages, 1799-1923; burials, 1824-1942; vestry minutes, 1733-79 and 1813-1944; confirmations, 1824; extracts from vestry minutes, 1732-79; typescript notes about the parish from the 5th century.

MIC1/8; T476/1; T2706/9 pp 150-173; T636 pp 73-80

KILMORE PARISH - Mullavilly (Armagh diocese)

Baptisms, 1821-74; marriages, 1821-45; burials, 1821-76; vestry minutes, 1814-70. Notes about the church from 1750.

Baptisms, 1875-; marriages, 1845-; burials, 1877-; vestry minutes, 1875-; preachers’ books, 1862-.

MIC583/3; MIC1/70;
T2706/10
T2706/10 pp 46-68
In local custody

KILMORE PARISH - Richhill (Armagh diocese)


Baptisms, 1878-; marriages, 1845-; vestry minutes,
1870; preachers’ books, 1898-.

[Earliest registers destroyed in Dublin]

In local custody

KILMORE PARISH - St Saviour’s (Armagh diocese)

[Partly in Kilmore parish]

Baptisms, 1858-63. Notes about the church from 1856.


Baptisms, 1864-; marriages, 1871-; burials, 1862-;
vestry minutes, 1870-; preachers’ books, 1858-.

MIC583/5 T2706/10 pp 69-98




In local custody

LISNADILL PARISH - C.I. Aghavilly (Armagh diocese)

Baptisms, 1844-71; burials, 1846-71; confirmations, 1849 and 1852.


Marriages, 1845-. vestry minutes, 1871-; preachers’
books, 1845-.

MIC583/9




In local custody

LISNADILL PARISH - Lisnadill (Armagh diocese)


Baptism and burials, 1877-; marriages, 1845-; vestry
minutes, 1914-.

[Earliest registers destroyed in Dublin]

In local custody

LOUGHGALL PARISH - C.I. Annaghmore (Armagh diocese)

[Partly in Loughgall parish and partly in Killyman and
Clonfeacle parishes]

Baptisms, 1856-72; burials, 1867-70.


Baptisms, 1873-; marriages, 1859-; burials, 1871-; vestry minutes, 1877-.



MIC583/10-11



In local custody

LOUGHGALL PARISH - Charlemont (Armagh diocese)

Baptisms, 1880-; marriages, 1845-; burials, 1835-;
preachers’ books, 1845-.


In local custody

LOUGHGALL PARISH - Loughgall (Armagh diocese)

Baptisms, 1706-29, 1779-1820 and 1830-86; marriages, 1706-29 and 1779-1845; burials, 1706-29 and 1779-94; publication of banns, 1815-30; confirmations, 1828-63; vestry minutes, 1774-1885.


Baptisms, 1886-1936; marriages, 1845-; burials, 1894-.


MIC1/59-60; D/54-56





In local custody

LOUGHGILLY PARISH - Balleek (Armagh diocese)


Vestry minutes, 1827-70 and 1899-1919.

[Earliest records destroyed in Dublin]

MIC1/113

LOUGHGILLY PARISH - Loughgilly (Armagh diocese)

Baptisms, 1804-89; marriages, 1804-45; burials, 1808 and 1811-1932.


Baptisms, 1889-; marriages, 1845-; burials, 1932-; vestry minutes, 1797-.

MIC1/66-67




In local custody

MAGHERALIN PARISH - Magheralin (Dromore diocese)

Baptisms, 1692-1871; marriages, 1692-1782 and 1785- 1845; burials, 1692-1863; vestry minutes, 1692-1902; annotated transcript of vestry minutes, 1702-1855.


Extracts from diocesan records relating to Magheralin parish, 1600-1850.


Extracts from parish registers, 1784-1853.


Subscription list relating to the building of the church, c.1840; pew register, 1844.


Baptisms, 1872-; marriages, 1845-; burials, 1864-; churchwardens’ accounts, 1766-94 and 1862-72; cess applotment, 1834; registers of vestrymen, 1870-; preachers’ books, 1873-.


MIC583/32-33; MIC1/18; CR/1/97



MIC35



DIO/1/14/6


T1571



In local custody

MONTIAGHS PARISH - Moyntaghs or Ardmore (Dromore diocese)

Baptisms, 1822-37 and 1842-1972; marriages, 1823- 1935; burials, 1822-1960; vestry minutes, 1823-1933.


Extracts from parish registers, 1789-1863.


Registers of vestrymen, 1874-1905 and 1917-;
preachers’ books, 1874-.


MIC1/79; MIC583/4



DIO/1/14/9


In local custody

MULLABRACK PARISH - C.I. Mullabrack (Armagh diocese)


Baptisms, 1764-83 and 1799-1811; marriages, 1767-83 and 1798-1811; deaths, 1732-62 (5 entries); vestry minutes, 1764-89 and 1826-1905; preachers’ books, 1842-74 and 1907-21; subscription book, 1901-22; Sunday School attendance book, 1917-32; notes on families in Mullaghbrack parish, 1847-51.


Extracts from baptisms, marriages and deaths relating to the Beck family, 1804-48.


Baptisms and burials, 1875-1935; marriages, 1845- 1935.

[Earliest registers destroyed in Dublin i.e. baptisms, 1737-63 and 1813-75, marriages, 1737-63 and 1812- 45, and burials, 1737-60 and 1813-74]

T1075/19; MIC1/83-85; T636/153-156

T1202/1



In local custody

NEWRY PARISH - Newry (formerly St Patrick’s and then St Mary’s) (Dromore diocese)

Baptisms, 1804-14, 1817, 1819 and 1822-94; marriages 1784-1963; burials, 1824-76; index to baptisms, marriages and burials, 1784-c.1910; vestry minutes, 1775-1948; select vestry minutes, 1877-1909; registers of vestrymen, 1870-1935; preachers’ books, 1878-1957; registers of pews occupied, 1886-1926, and of subscribers, 1886-1959.



MIC1/46-48; D2034

NEWRY PARISH - St Patrick’s (Dromore diocese)


Baptisms, 1847-1926; burials, 1862-1919.

[Restored as a chapel of ease and became a separate parish in 1870]

MIC1/120; D2034

NEWTOWNHAMILTON PARISH - Newtownhamilton (Armagh diocese)


Baptisms, 1823-6.


Baptisms, 1871-; marriages, 1845-; burials, 1876-; vestry minutes, 1877-; preachers’ books, 1845-.

[Earliest registers destroyed in Dublin, c.1825-c.1875]

T1075/15; CR/1/73; T808/14963


In local custody

SEAGOE PARISH - Knocknamuckly (Dromore diocese)


Baptisms, 1838-76; marriages, 1838-45; burials, 1853-
80.


Extracts from parish registers, 1841-57.


Vestry minutes, 1871-; churchwardens’ account book, 1854-91; preachers’ books, 1853-88 and 1925-34; register of vestrymen, 1870-.



MIC1/99



DIO/1/14/2


In local custody

SEAGOE PARISH - Seagoe (Dromore diocese)

Baptisms, 1672-1731, 1735-1821 and 1829-76; marriages, 1672-1731, 1735-1821 and 1826-45; burials, 1672-1731, 1735-1821 and 1829-81; vestry minutes, 1734-1900.


Analysis of register of baptisms, marriages and burials, 1672-1904.


Index to baptisms, marriages and burials, 1672-1919.


Preachers’ books, 1877-; visiting book, 1879.



MIC1/73-75



T2588 In Self Service



Microfilm Room


In local custody

SHANKILL PARISH - Christ Church Shankill (Dromore diocese)


Baptisms, 1681-1872; marriages, 1676-1845; burials, 1675-1857 and 1866-77; vestry minutes, 1672-1960.


Baptisms, 1873; marriages, 1845-; burials, 1858-; Churchwardens’ accounts, 1790-1828 and 1854-96; parish reports, 1873; register of vestrymen, 1870-94; census of parish, 1868-; preachers’ books, 1865-9 and 1881-; list of churchwardens, 1760-1831; charitable bequests, 1854.



MIC1/18, 24-25



In local custody

TARTARAGHAN PARISH - Milltown (Armagh diocese)


Baptisms, 1840-1917; marriages, 1840-45; burials, 1845-89.


Baptisms, 1917-; marriages, 1845-; burials, 1889-; vestry minutes, 1876-.



MIC1/89


In local custody

TARTARAGHAN PARISH - Tartaraghan (Armagh diocese)


Baptisms, 1825-88; marriages, 1824-45; burials, 1828- 82; confirmations, 1840.


Baptisms, 1889-; marriages, 1845-; burials, 1883-; vestry minutes, 1828-.



MIC1/77-78; MIC583/3



In local custody

TYNAN PARISH - Killylea (Armagh diocese)


Baptisms, 1845-1901; burials, 1845-1914.


Baptisms, 1901-; burials, 1914-; marriages, 1846-; vestry minutes, 1829-; preachers’ books, 1845-; parish visiting book, 1860-88; orphan register, 1876-8.



MIC1/85


In local custody

TYNAN PARISH - Middletown (Armagh diocese)


Vestry minutes, 1812-1948.


Baptisms, 1880-; marriages, 1845-; burials, 1879-; register of vestrymen, 1870-.



MIC1/13


In local custody

TYNAN PARISH - Tynan (Armagh diocese)


Baptisms, 1686-1725 and 1806-97; marriages, 1683- 1723, 1806-18, 1821-45 and 1886-1923; burials, 1683- 1723 and 1806-97; vestry minutes, accounts etc., 1699- 1960.


Accounts, c.1830-1835.


Baptisms, 1686-95; marriages, 1683-1723; burials, 1683-1723.


Maps of townlands in the Church of Ireland Parish of Tynan, c.1880.



MIC1/12-13, 18




DIO/4/32/T/7/6/1


T808/15294

CR/1/66