County Antrim, Ireland Genealogy

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Guide to County Antrim ancestry, family history and genealogy parish registers, transcripts, census records, birth records, marriage records, and death records.

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General County Research Information[edit | edit source]

Further information about County Antrim is available at the Genuki site.

Archives and Libraries[edit | edit source]

Public Record Office of Northern Ireland (PRONI)
66 Balmoral Avenue
Belfast BT9 6NY
Ireland
E-mail Proni

  • The above is the official repository for the public records of Northern Ireland. PRONI also collects records from private sources.
  • HUDDLESTON, David. Medical and Health Records in the Public Record Office of Northern Ireland.Article in Irish Archives: Journal of the Irish Society for Archives, vol. XV, 2008 pages 30-35, Held at the Family History Library, SLC Ref. 941.5 B2ia
"Mental hospital records have most information on patients, workhouse record documents, admission and discharge.
Coroners records from 1880-1990's, detail, cause of death and commentary on the deceased. Medical casebooks give detailed information on patients.
Patients' records are unavailable after 1908.
PRONI has an index to Wills 1858-1920. Medical records are largely uncatalogued. Article covers years 1767-2008."

General Register Office
Oxford House
49/55 Chichester St
Belfast BT1 4HL
Ireland
E-mail Proni
Register of births and deaths in Northern Ireland since 1864. Marriage records from 1922 onward.

Ordnance Survey of Northern Ireland
Colby House
Stranmillis Court
Malone
Lower Belfast, BT9 5BJ
Ireland
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Civil Jurisdictions and Parish Research Information[edit | edit source]

Church Records[edit | edit source]

Presbyterian Historical Society Church House
Fisherwick Place
Belfast BT1 6DW
Ireland

Moravian Church
25 Church Road
Gracehill Ballymena
County Antrim
Ireland
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Religious Society of Friends
4 Magheralave Road
Lisburn BT28 3BD
County Antrim
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Maps[edit | edit source]

1885 County Map: Courtesy of London Ancestor]

Societies[edit | edit source]

Family history societies often publish helpful journals, transcripts, compiled genealogies and host helpful websites. They may have ongoing projects to transcribe records and create indexes. Most societies publish queries in their journals and maintain lists of members’ research interests that may be helpful to you. You may want to join one of these societies, reap the benefits of their expertise and resources or support its efforts.

Websites[edit | edit source]