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red mail mary m. tugnett
mary margret or maryann married my great grandad john mullholand 2 or 3 wife any information as to any children born of this union both lived at willam st newry.
red mail Thomas H McBride
Looking for any information on Thomas H McBride 1857 born in the Newry area, possibly baptized in the Newry Cathedral, later moved to Wales, possibly Mold area, married Sarah? before moving to Durham coalfield. Also possibly related to Thomas McBride born 1860 in Wales.
red mail mc cann Thomas
looking for information on Thomas mc Cann grandfather married Annie Talyor grandmother about 1900 in newry nothing know about his parents He was maybe a lighterman or worked around newry canal .
red mail Thomas Tugnett son of Abraham
Abraham Tugnett of Wiston, Sussex married Frances Tate of Sompting 12th Jan 1828. Son Thomas was baptised at Southwick on 6th Oct 1833. The family then moved to Findon. Abraham bapt 1st Jan 1804 at Wiston, was the son of Thomas Tugnett and Elizabeth (?Merrit) married 1st Oct 1791 at Ashington. This Thomas born about 1766 may be the son of Thomas Tugnot? and Ann ??? (marriage record not yet found) but shown in 1841 Census at Rodmell, Sussex.
red mail Abraham Tugnett early 1800's Newry
Looking for info on Abraham Tugnett given as father of Thomas Tugnett who married Margaret Goodfellow on 8th April 1852 at Newry. They may have had a son John Tugnett born abt 1857 in ireland. He appears in the 1920 U.S. census. Margaret Tugnett appears in 1901 at 35 Castle St, Newry, Co.Down. and at William St. Newry in 1911 census. Mary Margaret Tugnett recorded as died age 78 Spt Qtr 1915 at Newry (is this her?). Has anyone more information?
The policemen in charge at the Newry RIC station in the mid-nineteenth century (a joint station with Ballybot on the west side of the Newry Water in Co. Antrim) were W Madders (Head Constable) (1853-54), James Armstrong (a.c.)(1856), W Madders (Head Constable) again (1857-58), C Kennett (Head Constable) (1864-65), P Fitzpatrick (Head Constable)(1866-67).
red mail Rigby family
Looking for information on ancestors of Frederick Rigby, leather merchant in Newry (died 1904, age 48). A Joseph Rigby was mentioned in his will. I have considerable information on his children, grandchildren and some of great grandchildren
red mail Info on Patrick Francis Malone born 1868
Patrick was born at Balydoolaney, Mayo Bridge, County Down, Ireland. He married Annie Grant Date of marriage? her DOB 1860. All we know is that and that they ended up in BC. Canada. Patrick worked in the mines in Ladysmith and Nanaimo. We THINK that Annie was from Cork?
red mail George Blanchfield and Mary Duffy
Looking for information about the above who were married on 7th January 1915 at Church of Haggardstown in Dundalk Co. Louth. Both resided in an area called Fair Hill. He was 27 at time of marriage and she was 19. Both had fathers named John. I am looking for information about their forebears and about the early death of Mary Duffy. He was in Kings Own LIverpool Rifles in WW1 and was stationed in Liverpool in 1920 where his daughter Catherine was born. I am trying to establish a link to a Frenchman in the Blanchfield family in the period 1798-1805.
red mail Quinns of Newry
I am looking for the family of John Quinn who was born 1817 in Newry, County Down. He married a woman callled Margeret and they had two sons Michael b1839 and Edward b1842-44. They lived in Leeds England.
red mail Mary Boyle c 1834
Mary Boyle came to Australia as an orphan around 1835, she was accompanied by an Aunt and or an Uncle. She was born c 1835 in Newry, Ireland, finished her education in Melbourne. Means to me that she was not poor. She married Thomas Matthews, lived in Tallangatta/ Bullioh areas of Victoria Australia & died 1900 at 65 years of age. I have good info on here life in Australia, but know nothing of her parents. I have photos of her, her husband & children, copies of her will & probate, plus a lot of family tree from their marriage onwards to share.
Levingston/Livingstone. I am looking for any Livingston(e)/Levingston family in the Newry or Tyrone area that might have a David b/abt.1799 and his wife Sarah b/abt.1800 from the Newry area in their family tree or family bible. They had children by the names Harriet, William, Charles & John all born in Newry. The family left Ireland abt 1830 and came to Live in Liverpool Eng. Where they had 4 more children James, Margaret Sarah & David. I have the info on them after they came to England .But I am interested in finding some on their life back in Ireland. such as Davids parents/siblings and when the family might of originally came to N.Ireland from Scotland? and Sarahs maiden name. etc. Or where I might email for info on this subject. Thank
red mail Murphy and Harbison Families
I am trying to find any info on the family of John Murphy. John was born in about 1821. He married Mary Harbison in about 1840. His Father is Patrick Murphy and mother Margaret Foote. Mary's Father is Matthew Harbison and her mother's name is Rachel He immigrated to Australia around 1844 on the Elizabeth. John died in Sydney on 19 Oct 1880. Any more info on their parents and siblings would be great. Thanks Janelle
red mail John Joseph TAGGART
Researching John Joseph TAGGART b Apr 1856 in co Tyrone, married Catherine McATEER (b 18 Nov 1855 in Poyntzpass, co Armagh - parents Bernard McATEER and Eliza CASSIDY) on 14 Jun 1874 in Poyntzpass. Would dearly like to know the background of John Joseph Taggart. He had at least two sisters, Catherine (m John LARKIN) and Elizabeth (m Laurence KENNY/KINNEY). He and his wife emigrated to Canada in the 1880s for a few years, where apparently two of his brothers remained (names unknown). Eventually John and family returned to Newry in Ireland before emigrating in 1886 to Adelaide, South Australia, where they settled.
red mail Shields Family
Hello I am looking for my cousins John and Reg Shields,they had a farm in the Mountains of Mourne ( near Newry?) The Newman Family went over to see them as children(1940's) and I would have seen John & Reg in the 1950's in the UK. Many thanks.
red mail Henning family
I am a descendant of George, seventh son of Mary E.and James Henning, who died in Newry. My great-grandfather was James Henning and my grandmother Nora was born in Argentina and married Clydesdale. Would like to hear from family to up date my family tree.
red mail Sarah Austin born c. 1799 Newry (or surrounding area).
My great great great grandmother was Sarah Austin born c. 1799 in Newry, Co. Down (or possibly the surrounding area). Her father's name may have been James. She married a Hugh O'Hara (a tailor, from Sligo) in c. 1822. They had three children in Ireland (Ann born c. 1823, John born c. 1827, and James born c. 1831) before emigrating to Liverpool where they had three more children (Hugh, Catherine, and Sarah) and remained for the rest of their lives. I am looking for any information on families with the surname Austin from the Newry area.
red mail McKee of The Commons, Newry
Still looking for information on James & Margaret McKee (nee McKee of Aramaghbrague). Two daughters, Susan Jane married a John Stewart and had one adopted daughter Molly. The other Sarah married a James Nummy/Nummey and lived in Havelock Street, belfast before returning to Sandy's Street, had one son Jim who was a postman and may have met a self pre determined end around 1965. Would like to get exact dates of Margaret's, Sarah's, James Snr & james Jnr's death's. Burials took place to Meeting House Green.
red mail Weir & Clarke in Newry, County Down
Andrew Weir was born in Newry in 1802. He married Letitia Clarke (born 1808 in Newry) on Apr 12, 1830. Their first child was Alice, born May 15, 1831. In 1832 they sailed for Australia aboard the ship Lavinia. Four additional children were born in Sydney before they sailed for San Francisco. Supposedly, Andrew had a brother James who stayed in Ireland. Any information on this family in Ireland would be appreciated.
red mail Peters - Newry, Armagh, Ireland
Joseph Philip Peters, born Jun 18, 1838 in Newry, Armagh, Ireland. Married Julia Cunningham Jan 17, 1864 in Saint Pancras, London, England. Three children, Joseph Henry, Ellen Philemena and Julia Teresia. Any info on the Irish Peters' would be welcome.
red mail Lowans - Newry
I'm researching the Lowans family from Newry. I have a marriage of Edward Lowans to Eliza Jane Douglas in Newry 8 Nov 1869. They had 8 children. I know that one of the children went to England and married there in 1899. I have looked on the 1911 census for Ireland and have found several Lowans, but can't tie them in with what I have. Can anyone help?
red mail Daniel O'Hare
Looking for information on Daniel O'Hare of Newry, born around 1850. Father of James Thomas O'Hare (born Lurgan) who fought with the British Army and Daniel O'Hare (born Newry) who fought with the Irish Brigade under MacBride. Both in the Boer War. Also father of Briget Catherine who was post mistress of Dublin Duke Street post office during the Bloody Sunday uprising. Daniel's wife was Catherine McKenna, grand daughter of spirit dealer in Newry and also niece of Reverand James McKenna of St Peters, Lurgan from 1870. Any information or contact with other relatives appreciated. Particularly helpful would be to locate Daniel's siblings.
red mail Bell
Bell, William b.Newry 1815 to Edward Bell & Eliza Johnston. siblings John 1810,Susan 1814, Sophia 1819,Susanna 1827. Bell married Margaret Georgina Barnewall, Dublin 1835. Bell MRCS London, date? and Licentiate in Midwifery, Dublin date? sometime before 1839. left Ireland as Surgeon Superintendant Hero of Malown to Australia 1839. Children, Eliza Matilda b Ireland,Georgina Sophia b at sea 1839, Australia, Mary Susan 1843,Susan Mary 1845, Edward Thomas 1841,Augusta Henrietta 1847, William Barnewall 1849
I am looking for any info on my g/g/grandparents Michael Sloan and Catherine Gracey/Greacy (cannot read the writing clearly). They were married in The Registery Office Newry on the 21st December 1869,he was 30yrs and she was 22 according to the marriage cert that i have in front of me.Michael was a farmer and his father was called Denis and was deceased, he was living in (i think this is how it's spelt)Shanroe.Catherine also lived in the same area and her father was called Charles who was a farmer.They were married in the presence of Michael Caghey and ? Caghey. They had 1 child in Ireland called Catherine and then moved to the Barrow in Furness area in Cumberland were they had quite a few more children including my g/grandfather James. So if any one can help me i would be grateful Thank you Pauline
red mail Quinn Newry
James Cooper Riddett of 47th of foot regiment married Sussanah Quinn at Newry approx 1833 and 1851 William was born Templemore. Other children previously were born Malta, Gibraltor and parts of England. If anyone can help with information to find marriage I think perhaps Catholic or anything at all concerning army marriages I would be very appreciative. James was transferred to 40th regiment and came to Australia 1852.
red mail MCGAW, Samuel
Any information on Samuel MCGAW married Mary Jane RIGGS on August 20, 1845 at 0443 NEWRY DOWNS, Ireland.
red mail Dr John Morrison
I am searching for information on a Dr John Morrison who married Henrietta Matilda (De) Sillery in approx. 1815 & lived in the Newry area. His family was Matilda (1819) + Jane (1821) + John Sillery (1823) + Anna Maria Sillery? (1827). Two of the children were christened in the First Presbyterian Church, Newry, Down, Ireland. I believe they lived in the Needham Place area at one time. Dr John died approx 1850 & after his death the family emigrated to Canada. Thank you for reading this and hopefully responding with some info or any ideas where I may continue to search.
red mail bernard morgan
bernard morgan born around 1864 1866 in upper fathom ireland,married mary ann duffield in 1887 in toxteth park liverpool, had at least one son , bernard born 1891 india st liverpool. bernard snr was a baker and had a shop in ireland , newry , left his wife and family and went to usa. bernard jnr, married ellen morgan in 1915,had seven children and was a chief steward in merchant navy , died aged 50 yr old in 77 king st garston liverpool 19. bernard snr father was owen morgan. any information very much appreciated thank you.
red mail Reilly's - Michael, John and Mary
I am looking for info about my great grandfather Michael Reilly, born in Newry in c1887. Son of John and Mary Reilly, also from Newry. He moved to Scotland at some point and is shown as living at Church Street, Saltcoats at the time of his marriage to Mary Hamilton Dalziel Mcdermaid in Glasgow, 1919. I can't find any more info on his birth, or his parents.
red mail Michael Mynes Mary Catherine Hooks
My great uncle michael and great aunt mary catherine were married in Newry Cathedral 1907 they then went to stay in Lanarkshire moved to glengarnock ayrshire lost a child went back to lanarkshire lost another child had two more then disappeared. My godmother has told me that my great uncle michael went back to Ireland. Can anyone help
red mail Richard Patrick Porter
I am looking for the family of my Grandfather, Richard Patrick Porter born 1876 or 1878 in Newry County Down.
born in the Parish of Newry, Co.Down between 1748 and 1754. Bleacher by trade. Joined Royal Artillery 1772 in Cumberland.
red mail McGuffin Query
Seeking information on James McGuffin, b 1791 Newry, wife Jane Wright, b 1797 and son George, b 1821. Looking for marriage and birth data and if possible their passage to America in 1842.
red mail McNeill, County Down
I am trying to trace the origins of Philip McNeill born 1787 County Down, married Mary Lowey in Liverpool, 4th July 1808. He had a younger brother Archibald.
red mail browne
Searching name of John Brownes wife married Newry approx 1820 were merchants related to Fegans and originally Scots. Had 2 daughters Jane, Mrs Lutton and Margaret born approx 1826 both came to south australia in 1851. Also son william born approx 1840 who came to SA
red mail McNeill, Carrickasticken
Found death of HUGH 1887 and JANE nee Stewart 1905
I am trying to find the ancestry of my three children for them..All we have is their fathers name....His mothers name was Ethel Singleton he had an older brother named William and an older sister named Daisy... William was in the Royal Navy a photo of him used to hang on the wall in the house in Newry...They had some relations who used to live in the street opposite chequer hill ,there was a little shop on the corner....Here say has it that William after leaving the Navy went to live in Avoca Street Sydney Australia THANKYOU
red mail O'Neill
Information required on the O'Neill family of Altnaveigh, Newry, Cloghogue, Newry, Co. Armagh and Hilltown, Co. Down. James O'Neill and Annie McNamee's son Laurence O'Neill, b: c1834, had a large family, incl. Annie, Bridget, Ellen, John, Peter, Philip, Mary, LAURENCE, Henry, James and Susan. James married Annie Quinn and had Bridie and Laurence. LAURENCE, my Grandfather b: 1874, had a shop in Hilltown when he married Mary Lennon in 1904 and they had Bridie, Mary Ellen (May) and Laurence(Laurnie). Ellen (Nellie) had a shop and tea rooms on Mill Street, Newry. Two of the women married a Griffin and a Lyttle. Some of the family emigrated to America. Would appreciate any information.
red mail Newry Mc Shane
Looking for details of McShane's born Newry 1872 onwards including Eliza, Philip, Maria, SarahJane, Alicia, PeterJames, Their Father name James and Mother Mary(nee McShane) from Meigh S.Armagh.
red mail MacElroy/MacNeil
I'm looking for information on John MacElroy, born in Newry around 1810, and Rose MacNeil, also born in Newry around 1815. They moved to New Brunswick, Canada in St. Stephen in the early 1830's and had 5 children; William, David, Robert, Mary Ellen (my grandfather's mother) and Martha. Thanks! Ian
red mail O'Hare
Searching for family/dates of marriage of Bernard to M. McCourt. He was a mason who lived and died in Newry 1800-1900
red mail Larrisey
I am Looking for background family Information for James Anthony Larrisey. Born 1910 Newry Moved to England approx. 15ys age.
Robert Davidson and his wife Jean arrived in Newry after 1802.They had been involved in linen production at St.Leonards Edinburgh.Their children were John 1785,Jean 1788,Rachel 1789,Mary 1791,William 1793,Julian and Betty 1795,George Rankin 1798,Helen and Margaret 1800,Alison 1802. Others could have been born in Newry. Gravestone inscriptions for Church of Ireland state that Robert Davidson died in 1836 aged 75. Jean died in 1834 aged 72. The marble tablet was erected for them by George R. Davidson of Crieve Newry. George Rankin Davidson subsequently appears on the same tablet, he died in 1885, aged 87. Information attached to the entry states that "The will, with 1 codicil, of George Rankin Davidson, late of Creeve(Crieve?)County Down, nursery seedsman, was proved at Belfast 17th April 1885 by James McGaffin of Creeve and James Henry of Crobane in said county, farmers, the executors. Effects 1658 pounds 18 shillings and 4 pence" The next entry is also for a Davidson. Erected by William Davidson in memory of his beloved sister Margaret who died September 11 1883 aged 26 years. These people could be connected through George Rankin Davidson's brothers John, William or Julian. Would anyone know the approximate cost of purchasing a copy of this will? Was Crieve a farming area near Newry? Are there any descendants of this family still in the area? My g.grandmother Mary, daughter of Robert and Jean, married William Lutton. William died in Newry presumably c.1845 but the widowed Mary and her children went to Australia in the 1840's. Joan
William Lutton (born in Newry) married Mary Davidson (born in Scotland Edinburgh) c.1817, supposedly in Scotland. Their sons John, Thomas and William,went to Australia in the 1840's. They were blacksmiths and whitesmiths.They were later joined by their widowed mother Mary and brother David and sister Julia. Trying to find when William died and his parents and siblings.
Looking for any info regarding Thomas Gordon and his wife Jane Martin who were living in Newry in the early 1800s. Two sons, Thomas b abt 1813 and William b abt 1815 emigrated to Australia and then on to New Zealand during the late 1930s.
red mail larrisey family
i am looking for relatives of my father james anthony larrisey born in newry 1910.moved to england 1925.
red mail REA of Newry, 1700s
Matthew Sutherland Rea was born abt 1732 and died in Franklin County, Pennsylvania, USA in 1812. All five of his children (James, Jonathan, Fanny, Margery, and Robert Scott Rea) were born in Newry. I would like to make contact with any Reas in Newry and the surrouding area (Warrenpoint, Rathrifriland, etc.) who have data on Reas from the 1700s.
red mail mcneill- carrickasticken
Would like to find deaths of HUGH MCNEILL a postman and JANE STEWART MCNEILL,who I know was still alive in 1906.
Ross Thompson of Newry County Down, at Greenwood Park. Any information about him or his family would be great...1860 or so.
red mail RIGBY Family
Anyone researching their RIGBY family? My Grandfather was Walter Rigby born 1860/61 and his parents were Elizabeth Storrow and James Henry rigby. Walter went to live in the USA and later New Zealand. Please contact me any Rigby's Thanks Katrina
red mail McGuigan
looking for McGuigans of Newry. Thomas Joseph, born in 1902,son of Francis McGuigan and Annie Gorman. Married Agnes O'Neil. Also names Marley, Kearns,Baxter.
red mail Newry Co. Down - Bruce
Interested in making contact with anyone who might share interest in John Bruce born c.1792 Newry, Co. Down. He was Presbyterian and his father was John Crawford Bruce. A millwright, he ended up in Australia.
red mail Ably O'Brien
Ably. (perhaps Abigail) O'Brien born in Cork abt.1815 had a daughter, Annie born 1843 in Newry. Annie married Charles Murphy and lived in Liverpool(including Ably)1871, then in Boston,Mass.USA 1876, and back in Liverpool 1881, and finally Bootle cum Linacre, Lancs. 1891-1901. I would appreciate ANY INFO at all about anyone in this family.
red mail OVERN of Newry
Looking for Overn/Overend family, originally from Newry area of County Down. James Overn, born 1798-1799, listed as Cloughenramer. Married Ann Granger, born 1800, listed as Cloughenramer. They married in 1820. First son, John Overn, born 1821. Christened 2 December 1821 in First Presbyterian Church in Newry. I have list of all children. This family came to America in 1835. I cannot find any connection to the Overn line. Anyone?
red mail Cassidy, Peter born 1824
Peter Cassidy born 1824 Ireland (possibly Newry). Married Elizabeth (surname unknown) & emigrated to Boness Scotland - from there to Sundeland where he died 19 October 1894 at Glebe Cleft Villas, Sunderland. I am trying to find information on Peter Cassidy's birthplace in Ireland.
red mail James Henning - Newry, circa 1962
Seeking to contact descendants of James Henning of Newry, N. Ireland, c. 1962. A letter from a cousin of my grandmother that I recently found in her estate notes that Mr. Henning's family was living in the home (cottage) in 1962 that my g-g-grandmother Margaret Best lived in, in 1850. Margaret was the daughter of Soloman Best and Isabella Henning of Cloghenny and the Newry area. The letter noted that the oldest of three (3) children of James Henning was 22 in 1962 (b. 1940) and was studying to be a nurse. Any suggestions on how to contact the descendants of James Henning would be greatly appreciated.
red mail John William Lester - Lester Family
I am seeking genealogy information concerning my g-g-grandfather John William Lester. In the membership roster of the Mullaglass Orange Lodge #107, circa 1846-48, he listed his occupation as a teacher at the Mullaglass School. He emigrated to London, Ontario, Canada, in 1853, where he married in 1855, Margaret Best, daughter of Soloman Best and Isabella Henning of the townland of Cloghenny. John William's sister, Charlotte Ruth Lester married Andrew Pollock in the Church of Meigh in 1851 where John William was a witness to the marriage. The marriage record lists "John Lester, Book Agent" as her father. Charlotte and Andrew emigrated to Huron County, Ontario, Canada. Andrew's father was listed as "Bartholomew Pollock, farmer". Any genealogy information about the Lester, Best, Henning, or Pollock family would be welcome and appreciated.
red mail Adams/Fitzpatrick
Trying to find some information about my GGGrandmother Fanny Fitzpatrick (b.c1859 Ireland)who married Frank Adams (b.c1859 St Pancras or Camden, d.1905 Liverpool). They had their first child Isabella on 2 August 1879 in Newry, Co.Down. I can't seem to find any earlier information about Fanny or Frank's Birth, or their marriage. The rest of their children were born in Liverpool, My GGrandmother Eliza Jane Adams was the next b.1881. Any leads/advice very gratefully received!
red mail toal family
looking for info on the parent`s of James Toal born around 1872, he died in Motherwell/Scotland on 12/01/1945 age 74. He married Margaret Donnelly in Dublin on 3rd june 1898, she died age72 in Bellshill/Scotland on 02/08/1940 and they moved to Scotland around 1901. Jame`s father was called Patrick(Labourer) and his mother was called Jane Donaldson. And Margaret`s parent`s where called John Donnelly(Farm Labourer) and her mother was Margaret Byrne, please if anyone has any info on where they lived and when they where born and their death dates please.
red mail Long lost COPELANDS
I am looking for info on the following people. John COPELAND Birth = 1844 of St Marys , Newry ,Down. Married to. Margerate INGRAM. Birth = 1847,Ireland. Marriage. 22 January 1864, St Marys,Newry , Down. Children. John COPELAND. BIRTH = 17 jUNE 1867,Newry,Down. Margerate COPELAND. Birth = 119 December 1869,Newry,Down. Son. James COPELAND. Birth = 3 October 1879. Place. 25 Brookplace,Birkenhead ,England.
red mail Mcneill
My grandfather's brother James Stewart Kane was born in Carrickasticken,near Newry. His father was Henry Kane,his mother was Eliza McNeill,Eliza's parents were Jane Stewart and Hugh McNeill. He was a postman. I would like to know more!
owen morgan upper fathom newry ireland
i am trying to find out more about my great great grandfather owen morgan, married bridget mathers or mathews, had a son bernard who was a baker , owen was living in upper fathom newry ireland in 1866, any info would be really appreciated, owen was afarmer in later years.

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