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'''County Donegal''' (Irish: '''Contae Dhún na nGall''') is a county in [[Ireland]]. It is in the province of [[Ulster]] and is the most north-westerly county of Ireland.
  
 
== General County Research Information  ==
 
== General County Research Information  ==
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Further information about County Donegal is available at the [http://www.genuki.org.uk/big/irl/DON/index.html GenUKI] site.  
 
Further information about County Donegal is available at the [http://www.genuki.org.uk/big/irl/DON/index.html GenUKI] site.  
  
== '''Civil Jurisdictions''' and Parish Research Information  ==
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== Civil Jurisdictions and Parish Research Information  ==
 
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A map of the Civil Parishes of County Donegal is available at [http://www.irishtimes.com/ancestor/fuses/civilparish/index.cfm?fuseaction=GetMap&CityCounty=Donegal&UserID= Irish Times] site.
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A map of the Catholic Parishes of County Donegal is available at the [http://www.irishtimes.com/ancestor/browse/counties/rcmaps/donegalrc.htm Irish Times] site.   
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*A map of the Civil Parishes of County Donegal is available at [http://www.irishtimes.com/ancestor/fuses/civilparish/index.cfm?fuseaction=GetMap&CityCounty=Donegal&UserID= Irish Times] site.
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*A map of the Catholic Parishes of County Donegal is available at the [http://www.irishtimes.com/ancestor/browse/counties/rcmaps/donegalrc.htm Irish Times] site. 
  
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| Raphoe  
 
| Raphoe  
 
| Letterkenny  
 
| Letterkenny  
| Conwal and Leck
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| Conwal and Leck  
 
| Raphoe
 
| Raphoe
 
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| Boylagh  
 
| Boylagh  
 
| Glenties  
 
| Glenties  
| Lettermacaward
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| Lettermacaward  
 
| Raphoe
 
| Raphoe
 
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| Kilmacrenan  
 
| Kilmacrenan  
 
| Millford  
 
| Millford  
| Mevagh
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| Mevagh  
 
| Raphoe
 
| Raphoe
 
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| Inishowen West  
 
| Inishowen West  
 
| Inishowen  
 
| Inishowen  
| Buncrana
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| Buncrana  
 
| Derry
 
| Derry
 
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| Inishowen East  
 
| Inishowen East  
 
| Inishowen  
 
| Inishowen  
| Moville Lower
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| Moville Lower  
 
| Derry
 
| Derry
 
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| Inishowen East  
 
| Inishowen East  
 
| Inishowen  
 
| Inishowen  
| Iskaheen and Molville Upper
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| Iskaheen and Molville Upper  
 
| Derry
 
| Derry
 
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| Kilmacrenan  
 
| Kilmacrenan  
 
| Dunfanaghy  
 
| Dunfanaghy  
| part Clondahorky; part Tullaghobegley
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| Raphoe
 
| Raphoe
 
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| Raphoe  
 
| Raphoe  
 
| Stranorlar  
 
| Stranorlar  
| Stranorlar
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| Raphoe
 
| Raphoe
 
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| Raphoe  
 
| Raphoe  
 
| Londonderry  
 
| Londonderry  
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| rowspan="2" | Raphoe
 
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| Tirhugh  
 
| Tirhugh  
 
| Donegal  
 
| Donegal  
| Pettigo
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| Pettigo  
 
| Raphoe
 
| Raphoe
 
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| Boylagh  
 
| Boylagh  
 
| Glenties  
 
| Glenties  
| Dungloe
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| Dungloe  
 
| Raphoe
 
| Raphoe
 
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| Kilmacrenan  
 
| Kilmacrenan  
 
| Dunfanaghy  
 
| Dunfanaghy  
| Tullaghbegley East and Raymunterdoney; Tullaghbegley West
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| Tullaghbegley East and Raymunterdoney; Tullaghbegley West  
 
| Raphoe
 
| Raphoe
 
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| Kilmacrenan  
 
| Kilmacrenan  
 
| Millford  
 
| Millford  
| Killgarven
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| Raphoe
 
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| Raphoe  
 
| Raphoe  
 
| Strabane  
 
| Strabane  
| Urney
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| Derry
 
| Derry
 
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== Occupations  ==
 
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collected by Ffolliott, Rosemary.&nbsp; Game Licences in North-West Ulster in 1802. Continuing list of Game Certificated printed originally in the Londonderry Journal of 24 Aug. 1802, covering Londonderry, and Co. Donegal. Article in The Irish Ancestor, vol.VIII, no. 2. 1976, pages 84-86, Family History Library Ref. 941.5 B2i v7-8.  
 
collected by Ffolliott, Rosemary.&nbsp; Game Licences in North-West Ulster in 1802. Continuing list of Game Certificated printed originally in the Londonderry Journal of 24 Aug. 1802, covering Londonderry, and Co. Donegal. Article in The Irish Ancestor, vol.VIII, no. 2. 1976, pages 84-86, Family History Library Ref. 941.5 B2i v7-8.  
  
==== Census Substitutes  ====
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== Census Substitutes  ==
  
 
''A Muster Rolle of ye Province of Ulster,'' dated 1630, serves as a census substitute. An abstract is available for free online:  
 
''A Muster Rolle of ye Province of Ulster,'' dated 1630, serves as a census substitute. An abstract is available for free online:  
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:*Mervine, William M. "The Scotch Settlers in Raphoe, County Donegal, Ireland: A Contribution to Pennsylvania Genealogy," ''The Pennsylvania Magazine of History and Biography,'' Vol. 36 (1912):257-272. digital version at [http://archive.org/stream/pennsylvaniamaga36histuoft#page/257/mode/1up Internet Archive] - free.
 
:*Mervine, William M. "The Scotch Settlers in Raphoe, County Donegal, Ireland: A Contribution to Pennsylvania Genealogy," ''The Pennsylvania Magazine of History and Biography,'' Vol. 36 (1912):257-272. digital version at [http://archive.org/stream/pennsylvaniamaga36histuoft#page/257/mode/1up Internet Archive] - free.
  
== &nbsp;Web Sites  ==
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To view a list of Donegal web sites, visit [http://www.fhlfavorites.info/Links/British/Ireland/donegal.htm FHLFavorites.info] for some great sites.
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*[http://www.fhlfavorites.info/Links/British/Ireland/donegal.htm FHLFavorites.info]
 
*[http://www.looking4kin.com/group/donegalgenealogy Looking 4 Kin Genealogy &amp; Family History Network - Donegal]
 
*[http://www.looking4kin.com/group/donegalgenealogy Looking 4 Kin Genealogy &amp; Family History Network - Donegal]
  
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County Donegal (Irish: Contae Dhún na nGall) is a county in Ireland. It is in the province of Ulster and is the most north-westerly county of Ireland.

Contents

General County Research Information

Further information about County Donegal is available at the GenUKI site.

Civil Jurisdictions and Parish Research Information

  • A map of the Civil Parishes of County Donegal is available at Irish Times site.
  • A map of the Catholic Parishes of County Donegal is available at the Irish Times site. 

Civil Parish - Church of Ireland

Barony Poor Law Union Catholic Parish[1] Catholic Diocese[1]
Aghanunshin Kilmacrenan Letterkenny Aghanunshin Raphoe
Allsaints Raphoe Letterkenny All Saints, Raymoghy, and Taughboyne
Raphoe
Allsaints Raphoe Londonderry
Aughnish Kilmacrenan Letterkenny Aughnish
Raphoe
Aughnish Kilmacrenan Millford
Burt Inishowen West Londonderry Burt, Inch, and Fahan Derry
Clonca Inishowen East Inishowen Malin Derry
Clondahorky Kilmacrenan Dunfanaghy Dunfanaghy Raphoe
Clondavaddog Kilmacrenan Millford Clondavaddog Raphoe
Clonea Inishowen East Inishowen Clonleigh
Derry
Clonea Inishowen West Inishowen
Clonleigh Raphoe Strabane Cloneigh Derry
Clonmany Inishowen East Inishowen Clonmany
Derry
Clonmany Inishowen West Inishowen
Conwal Kilmacrenan Letterkenny
Conwal and Leck




Raphoe

Conwal Kilmacrenan Millford
Conwal Kilmacrenan Stranorlar
Conwal Raphoe Letterkenny
Conwal Raphoe Stranorlar
Convoy Raphoe Stranorlar Raphoe Raphoe
Culdaff Inishowen East Inishowen Culdaff Derry
Desertegny Inishowen West Inishowen Buncrana Derry
Donagh Inishowen East Inishowen Carndonagh or Donagh Derry
Donaghmore Raphoe Strabane Donaghmore
Derry
Donaghmore Raphoe Stranorlar
Donegal Tirhugh Donegal Donegal Raphoe
Drumhome Tirhugh Ballyshannon Drumhome
Raphoe
Drumhome Tirhugh Donegal
Fahan Lower Inishowen West Inishowen Buncrana Derry
Fahan Upper Inishowen West Londonderry Burt, Inch, and Fahan Derry
Gartan Kilmacrenan Dunfanaghy Termon and Gartan
Raphoe
Gartan Kilmacrenan Letterkenny
Glencolumbkille Banagh Glenties Glencolumbbkile Raphoe
Inch Inishowen West Londonderry Burt, Inch, and Fahan Derry
Inishkeel Banagh Glenties Glenties
Raphoe
Inishkeel Boylagh Glenties
Inishmacsaint Tirhugh Ballyshannon Inishmacsaint; part of Derrygonnelly Clogher
Inver Banagh Donegal Inver Raphoe
Kilbarron Tirhugh Ballyshannon Kilbarron
Raphoe
Kilbarron Tirhugh Glenties
Kilcar Banagh Glenties Kilcar Raphoe
Killaghtee Banagh Donegal Killybegs and Killaghtee
Raphoe
Killaghtee Banagh Glenties
Killea Raphoe Londonderry All Saints, Raymoghy, and Taughboyne Raphoe
Killybegs Lower Banagh Glenties Ardara
Raphoe
Killybegs Lower Boylagh Glenties
Killybegs Upper Banagh Glenties Killybegs and Killaghtee Raphoe
Killygarvan Kilmacrenan Millford Killygarven Raphoe
Killymard Banagh Donegal Killymard Raphoe
Kilmacrenan Kilmacrenan Dunfanaghy Kilmacrenan
Raphoe
Kilmacrenan Kilmacrenan Letterkenny
Kilmacrenan Kilmacrenan Millford
Kilteevoge Raphoe Stranorlar Kilteevoge Raphoe
Leck Raphoe Letterkenny Conwal and Leck Raphoe
Lettermacaward Boylagh Glenties Lettermacaward Raphoe
Mevagh Kilmacrenan Millford Mevagh Raphoe
Mintiaghs or Barr of Inch Inishowen West Inishowen Buncrana Derry
Mountcharles Banagh Donegal
Moville Lower Inishowen East Inishowen Moville Lower Derry
Moville Upper Inishowen East Inishowen Iskaheen and Molville Upper Derry
Muff Inishowen West Inishowen Iskaheen
Derry
Muff Inishowen West Londonderry
Raphoe Raphoe Letterkenny Raphoe
Raphoe
Raphoe Raphoe Strabane
Raphoe Raphoe Stranorlar
Raymoghy Raphoe Letterkenny All Saints, Raymoghy, and Taughboyne
Raphoe
Raymoghy Raphoe Londonderry
Raymoghy Raphoe Strabane
Raymunterdoney Kilmacrenan Dunfanaghy part Clondahorky; part Tullaghobegley Raphoe
Rossory Banagh Enniskillen
Stranorlar Raphoe Stranorlar Stranorlar Raphoe
Taughboyne Raphoe Londonderry All Saints, Raymoughy, and Taughboyne Raphoe
Taughboyne Raphoe Strabane
Templecarn Tirhugh Donegal Pettigo Raphoe
Templcrone Boylagh Glenties Dungloe Raphoe
Tullaghobegly Kilmacrenan Dunfanaghy Tullaghbegley East and Raymunterdoney; Tullaghbegley West Raphoe
Tullyfern Kilmacrenan Millford Killgarven Raphoe
Urney Raphoe Strabane Urney Derry


Occupations

collected by Ffolliott, Rosemary.  Game Licences in North-West Ulster in 1802. Continuing list of Game Certificated printed originally in the Londonderry Journal of 24 Aug. 1802, covering Londonderry, and Co. Donegal. Article in The Irish Ancestor, vol.VIII, no. 2. 1976, pages 84-86, Family History Library Ref. 941.5 B2i v7-8.

Census Substitutes

A Muster Rolle of ye Province of Ulster, dated 1630, serves as a census substitute. An abstract is available for free online:

  • Mervine, William M. "The Scotch Settlers in Raphoe, County Donegal, Ireland: A Contribution to Pennsylvania Genealogy," The Pennsylvania Magazine of History and Biography, Vol. 36 (1912):257-272. digital version at Internet Archive - free.

Web Sites

References

  1. 1.0 1.1 Ryan, James G. Irish Records: sources for family and local history. USA: Ancestry.com, 1997. FHL 941.5 D23r