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LONDONDERRY CHURCH RECORDS & GRAVEYARDS- updated
« on: Wednesday 22 June 11 12:16 BST (UK) »
Church Records

General history of various denominations in regard to records

Some church records in PRONI

BANN VALLEY GENEALOGY site
(church records)

Information on various denominations

Maghera & District Genealogy website- includes many church records new link 14/11/11 still under construction and more records will likely be added in the future but well worth a look

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An alphabetical list of people buried in the Lavey Churchyards www.lmi.utvinternet.com/lgyards.htm
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Re: LONDONDERRY CHURCH RECORDS & GRAVEYARDS- updated
« Reply #1 on: Wednesday 22 June 11 12:19 BST (UK) »
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Re: LONDONDERRY CHURCH RECORDS & GRAVEYARDS- updated
« Reply #2 on: Wednesday 22 June 11 12:21 BST (UK) »
Roman Catholic records

PRONI microfilmed records: www.proni.gov.uk/index_to_roman_catholic_records-6.pdf
www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~fianna/county/derry/ldyrc.html
St. Columb's, Long Tower, Derry
Limavady R.C. Diocese website
St. Patrick's, Draperstown- list of some burials

Roman Catholic Parishes, 1836: Introduction, Abbreviated Name Suggestions, Parish Index, Parish Priest Index
Click on Records, then Roman Catholic Parishes

Derry Diocese website - http://www.derrydiocese.org/parishes.asp NEW 5/8/11
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Re: LONDONDERRY CHURCH RECORDS & GRAVEYARDS- updated
« Reply #3 on: Wednesday 22 June 11 12:25 BST (UK) »
Presbyterian records

PRONI microfilmed records (dates not shown)
1866 Gortnessy Presbyterian Church list of members
Banagher Presbyterian Church history and gravestone inscriptions- other information from links on left side of page

Maghera Presbyterian Church records NEW 9/2011
Boveedy Presbyterian Church gravestone inscriptions NEW 9/2011
Drumachose Presbyterian Church- link for baptismal records query

Carlisle Road Presbyterian Church, Derry city www.crpci.org.uk Founded 1838
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Re: LONDONDERRY CHURCH RECORDS & GRAVEYARDS- updated
« Reply #4 on: Wednesday 22 June 11 12:39 BST (UK) »
Graveyards/Cemeteries

Ireland's Gravestone Index- pay site but search is free and can be quite useful (although there are some errors with people being listed twice in wrong parishes)
Glendermott Old Cemetery

Ballyoan Cemetery- 45 Rossdowney Rd, Londonderry, BT47 6ST. Telephone: 028 7131 1517
City Cemetery- Lone Moor Rd, Londonderry, BT48 9LA. Telephone: 028 7136 2615
Altnagelvin Cemetery- Church Brae, Altnagelvin, Londonderry, BT47 3QG. Telephone: 028 7134 3351

List of transcribed gravestone records New link
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Re: LONDONDERRY CHURCH RECORDS & GRAVEYARDS- updated
« Reply #5 on: Wednesday 22 June 11 12:45 BST (UK) »
Cemeteries each council has a duty of responsibility for the maintenance of their respective public cemeteries. There are also a number of burial grounds within the Northern Area that are owned and maintained by individual churches. The following is a list of public cemeteries and burial grounds managed by the council areas.
Coleraine Borough Council Area
6.2 There are five main cemeteries, which are currently in operation in the Coleraine Borough Council Area:
a) Coleraine Cemetery
b) Portstewart Cemetery - see also here
c) Agherton Cemetery
d) Ballywillan Cemetery
e) Kilrea Cemetery
6.3 The Council is also responsible for the maintenance of number of old burial grounds.
Limavady Borough Council Area
6.4 The Council is responsible for the Enagh Cemetery, within Limavady town.

Coleraine Borough Council website maintains 10 old burial grounds (including Agivey Burying-ground) and Ballylintagh Burying-ground): www.colerainebc.gov.uk/show.php?id=245

1910 Ulster Directory- Coleraine: Coleraine Cemetery, Shellhill--John Graham, caretaker

Agherton Burying Ground - pictures
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Re: LONDONDERRY CHURCH RECORDS & GRAVEYARDS- updated
« Reply #6 on: Wednesday 22 June 11 13:34 BST (UK) »
Coleraine Library church records on microfilm-

Church of Ireland- Ballykelly (Tamlaghtfinlagan), Castlerock (Chirst Church). Christ Church (Londonderry), Clooney, Coleraine (St. Patrick's), Coleraine (Killowen), Culmore, Cumber Upper, Derg, Desertmartin, Dunboe (St. Paul's), Dungiven, Fermoyle, Glendermott, Kilcronaghan (Tobermore), Kildollagh (St. Paul's), Kilrea, Learmount, Macosquin (Camus), Maghera, Magherafelt, Magilligan (Tamlaghtard), Portstewart (Agherton), Templemore (St. Columb's), Termoneeny (Knockloughrim), Woods Chapel

Roman Catholic- Aghanloo, Ballinascreen, Banagher, Bellaghy (Ballyscullion), St. John's (Killowen, Coleraine), Donaghedy, Donamanagh, Draperstown, Drumachose, Dunboe, Dungiven (St. Patrick's), Faughanvale & Comber, Finlagan, Garvagh (Errigal), Glendermott (Waterside), Greenlough (Tamlaght O'Crilly), Killylough, Kilrea (St. Anne's), Lavey (Termoneeny), Limavady (St. Mary's), Macosquin, Maghera, Magilligan, Portglenone, Tamlaght

Presbyterian- Aghadowey, Ballyarnett, Ballykelly, Ballylintagh, Ballyrashane, Ballywatt, Balteagh, Banagher, Boveedy, Bovevagh, Castledawson, Churchtown, 1st Coleraine, 2nd Coleraine (New Row), 3rd Coleraine (Terrace Row), Crossgar, Cumber Lower, Cumber Upper, Curran, Derramore, 1st Derry, 2nd Derry (Strand Rd.), 4th Derry (Carlisle Rd.), Dromore, Drumachose, 1st Dunboe, 2nd Dunboe, Faughanvale, 1st Garvagh, 2nd Garvagh (Main St.), Gortnessy, Kilfennan (Great James St.), Killaig, 1st Kilrea, 2nd Kilrea, Knowhead, Largy, 1st Limavady, 2nd Limavady, Macosquin (also known as Englishtown), Maghera, Magilligan, Moneydig, Myroe, Portstewart, Ringsend, Swatragh, Tobermore, Waterside (Derry)

Reformed Presbyterian- Ballyclabber, Bready, Clarendon Street, Drumbolg, Faughan, Limavady

Methodist- Castledawson, Coleraine, Magherafelt, Portstewart

Baptist- Coleraine

Congregational- Coleraine
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Re: LONDONDERRY CHURCH RECORDS & GRAVEYARDS- updated
« Reply #7 on: Sunday 27 January 13 22:33 GMT (UK) »
View maps for location of County Londonderry graveyards- you can filter by denomination and other N.I. counties are also available.

http://historyfromheadstones.com/index.php?londonderry
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