County Down

County Down, or An Dún in Irish, is one of the six counties in Northern Ireland. It is home to the No. 1 ranked golf course outside of the US and has beautiful natural landscapes. Our county town is Downpatrick and we have a population of approximately 531,665. We look forward to helping you connect with your ancestors’ place of origin.

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What is a Parish? We classify a Parish by the Civil Parish geographical boundaries, the basis upon which the Griffith’s Valuation and other land and tax records were created in the 19th and 20th Century. Find my Parish
267 Group Members 146 Ancestors 11 Buildings 5 Timeline Events

Buildings from County Down

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Newry Cathedral
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Newtownards Workhouse
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Newry Workhouse
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Kilkeel Workhouse
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Timeline from County Down

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County Down Message Board

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Portaferry’s Captain Robert Curran & Killough’s Captain Richard McSherry (both later of Belfast from approximately 1867-1891) 11 Dec 2019 14:58
Cochrane 14 Nov 2019 4:05
Stewart Morrow Family 27 Oct 2019 1:11
TURLEY ANCESTOR. 18 Oct 2019 19:08

County Down Local Guide

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