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Magherahamlet, Down, Ireland Genealogy

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Ireland Gotoarrow.png County Down Gotoarrow.png Moira Civil Parish

The following information is a starting point for records about the civil parish of Moira. The information is based on locations and records before 1922.

Historical Overview[edit | edit source]

History
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Maghera-Hamlet is an eccesiastical district in the barony of Kinelarty, union of Downpatrick, county of Down, and province of Ulster. The district is a perpetual curacy in the diocese of Dromore.

In the Roman Catholic Church this place is the head of a union comprising also the parishes of Magheradroll and Anahilt, sometimes called the union of Dunmore. There is also a place of worship for Presbyterians.

Localities
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Maps and gazetteers[edit | edit source]

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Records[edit | edit source]

Cemeteries[edit | edit source]

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Census[edit | edit source]

The purpose of a census was to gather information about people who lived in an area. While the government began census taking in 1821, only fragments exist before 1901. Censuses for 1901 and 1911 are available. Read more about the records in the Ireland Census article.

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Church records[edit | edit source]

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Catholic[edit | edit source]

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Church of Ireland[edit | edit source]

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Presbyterian[edit | edit source]

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Methodist[edit | edit source]