Portglenone, Antrim Genealogy

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Revision as of 19:53, 12 February 2013

Ireland Gotoarrow.png County Antrim Gotoarrow.pngPortglenone

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

Contents

Historical Overview

History

Portglenone is a market and post town, and district parish in the union of Ballymena, partly in the barony of Loughinsholin, county of Londonderry (Derry), but chiefly in the barony of Lower Toome, county Antrim, and province of Ulster.

The parish was instituted in 1840, by separating 20 townlands from the parish of Ahoghill. The living is a perpetual curacy, in the diocese of Connor.

In the Roman Catholic Divisions the parish forms part of the union of Ahoghill. The chapel is located at Aughnahoy. There are places of worship for Presbyterians and for Wesleyan Methodists.

Localities

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Maps and gazetteers

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Records

Cemeteries

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Census

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

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Catholic

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Church of Ireland

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Presbyterian

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Methodist

Name(s) of ecclesiastical parish, records, availability, archive, online indexes, notes.

Society of Friends

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Others

Name(s) of ecclesiastical parish, records, availability, archive, online indexes, notes.

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.

Land records

The Registry of Deeds started in 1708. Land transactions were recorded, including immovable property passed on in a will and property given to a daughter at her marriage. Read more about these records in the Ireland Land and Property article.

Probate records

Probate dealt with the property of a deceased person. Read more about these records in the Ireland Probate Records article.

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School records

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Tax records

The valuation of property for tax purposes was started in the 1840s by Richard Griffith. A tax paid to the church, call Tithe Applotments, began in the 1820s. Read about these records in the Ireland Taxation and Ireland Land and Property articles. Add records for this parish that you know about.

Web Sites

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Further Reading

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