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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Shaw/Bailey/Bailue/Baillie 4 Aug 2020 17:50
McConnell & Cree Families 30 Jul 2020 13:49
Cosgrove/Cosgrave 25 Jul 2020 8:58
Murdoch (various spellings), Cleland, Hamilton- all in Killyleagh 10 Jul 2020 5:09

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