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

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Historical Overview

History

Ballymore, also known as Tanderagee is a parish belonging to the unions of Newry and Banbridge, barony of Lower Orior, county of Armagh and province of Ulster.

The living is a rectory, in the diocese of Armagh and forms the corps of the prebend of Ballymore in the cathedral of St. Patrick, Armagh.

In the Roman Catholic divisions the parish is the head of a district called Tanderagee that also includes the parishes of Acton and Mullaghbrack, and has three chapels one in each parish. There are meeting-houses at Tanderagee and Clare for Presbyterians and places of worship for Primitive Methodists.

Localities

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Cemeteries

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Census

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1850 Decade Census of the Parish of Scarva, Co. Down, Ireland

This is a religious census taken by the Church of Ireland of those residing within the church parish of Scarva. The purpose was to determine the number of people subscribing to the various religious denominations in the parish. The Church of Ireland parish apparently covered part of the civil parish of Ballymore in county Armagh and part of the civil parish of Aghaderg in county Down. Townlands surveyed included Glenloughlan, Lisnagade and Scarva, all in county Down; and Aughlish, Drumiller, Druminargal and Terryhoogan in county Armagh.


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Catholic

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The Catholic Parish of Ballymore and Mulaghbrac (variant spelling) includes the civil parishes of Ballymore and Mullaghbrack. The parish is now known as Tanderagee.

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Church of Ireland

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Presbyterian

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Methodist

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Society of Friends

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Others

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Civil Registration

Government registration of births and deaths began in 1864. Registration of Protestant marriages began in 1845, with all marriages being registered by 1864. Go to the Ireland Civil Registration article to read more about these records.

Genealogy

Strutt, Guy. The Descendants of Robert McCann of Cloghoge, Co. Armagh.  Descendants pictures and genealogy of Robert McCann of Cloghoge Co. Armagh covering years 1611-1956. Article in The Irish Ancestor, vol. V, no. 1. 1973, pages 1-7 Family History Ref. 941.5 B2i v5-6.

Land records

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Probate records

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Abstract of Wills.  Article lists heirs of Katharine St.John, widow and relict of Henry St. John late of Ballymore in Co. Armagh. dated 30 June 1680. Article in The Irish Ancestor, vol. VIII,no1. 1976, page 51, Family History Ref. 941.5 B2i vol.7-8.

School records

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Tax records

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