County Derry

Co. Derry, also known as Londonderry or Doire in Irish, is one of the six counties in Northern Ireland. Derry is famous for its old intact city walls which surround the old city and also for the pretty Sperrin Mountains and Lough Neagh. We have a population of approximately 247,132. We look forward to helping you connect with your ancestors’ place of origin.

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6" Ordnance Survey map c. 1839
Drumcroon House
Cumber Upper Parish Church (Church of Ireland)
Cumber Upper Parish Church (COI)
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