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Ireland Genealogy and Family History: Antrim and Belfast

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Media: BOOK - spiral, 54 pages
Author: M. O'Laughlin
Year: 2005
Other Data: sketch, maps, index
ISBN: 0940134527

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Product Code: IRC020
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This book is written to help find the roots of any family in the county. A hands on guide to find your family in county Antrim and in Belfast. Printed on A4 parchment type cover, with spiral binding, the book includes illustrations, some of which may appear faded with age as in the originals; County Map; Local Sources; Coats of Arms; and record extracts. Many families are given with family history notes, specific locations; coat of arms; and seats of power. Some are only mentioned. A must for any researcher.

County Antrim includes the towns of Lisburn, Carrickfergus, Ballymena, Ballycastle and Larne, as well as Belfast. Among the modern parishes (necessary to know in your search) listed in this book are: Aghagallon, Aghalee, Ahoghill, Antrim, Ardclinis, Armoy, Ballinderry, Ballintoy, Ballyclug, Ballycor, Ballylinny, Ballymartin, Ballymoney, Ballynure, Ballyrashane, Ballyscullion, Ballywillin, Belfast, Billy, Blaris, Camlin, Carncastle, Carnmoney, Carrickfergus, Connor, Craigs, Cranfield, Culfeightrin, Derryaghy, Derrykeighan, Donegore, Drumbeg, Drummaul, Dunaghy, Duneane, Dunluce, Finvoy, Glenavy, Glenwhirry, Glynn, Grange of Ballyscullion, Grange of Doagh, Grange of Drumtullagh, Grange of Dundermot, Grange of Inispollen, Grange of Killyglen, Grange of Layd, Grange of Muckamore, Grange of Nilteen, Grange of Shilvodan, Inver, Island Magee, Kilbride, Killagan, Killead, Kilraghts, Kilroot, Kilwaughter, Kirkinriola, Lambeg, Larne, Layd, Loughguile, Magheragall, Magheramesk, Newton Crommlin, Portglenone, Racavan, Raloo, Ramoan, Rasharkin, Rashee, Rathlin, Shankill, Skerry, Templecorran, Templepatrick, Tickmacrevan andTullyrusk. Researchers will want to remember that place names can change in spelling over the years, just like surnames Keep an eye out for similar sounding names when looking for your family.

Townlands are a larger geographical subdivison of County Antrim. Some County Antrim Townlands listed are: Balloghan, Ballyany, Ballybreagh, Ballylagh, Ballyreagh, Ballyrobert, Ballysilly, Cloghcastle, Killotin, Lagainele, Listillyard, Old parke, and Skeggan Earle

More settler names are found in Antrim including those of Taylor, Jackson, Walker, Fraser, Patterson and Young.

 - List of Books
 - Illustration fro, an earlier work
Part One
 - Introduction to Sources; Birth Index
 - National Resource List
 - Local Resource List
 - Names in County Antrim
Part Two
 - The Complete Existing returns from the 'census' of 1659, showing the methods of spelling family and place names at that time
Part Three
 - Coats of Arms and Genealogical Notes
 - Arms connected in some way to the county, as taken  fro the "Irish Book of Arms"
Part Four
 - Finding Locations
 - County Map
 - Index of Place Names, ancient & modern. A sampling of place names to assist the researcher

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