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Identifying Irish Townland/Registration District in Downpatrick
« on: Tuesday 30 August 22 17:19 BST (UK) »
Hello, one of my ancestors was born in the 1930s in Downpatrick. I need help deciphering the Registration District, if anyone can read the handwriting it would be much appreciated thank you!

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Re: Identifying Irish Townland/Registration District in Downpatrick
« Reply #1 on: Tuesday 30 August 22 21:03 BST (UK) »
Researching: Cuthbertson Co. Derry, Scotland & Australia; Hunter Co. Derry; Jackson Co. Derry, Scotland & Canada; Scott Co. Derry; Neilly Co. Antrim & USA; McCurdy Co. Antrim; Nixon Co. Cavan, Co. Donegal, Canada & USA; Ryan & Noble Co. Sligo

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Re: Identifying Irish Townland/Registration District in Downpatrick
« Reply #2 on: Tuesday 30 August 22 22:04 BST (UK) »
Try....
         
          Occupant/Occupier   
            Workhouse
              Donaghadee

              for lines 2,3,and4
   
  Can't make a guess at the Name, yet.

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Re: Identifying Irish Townland/Registration District in Downpatrick
« Reply #3 on: Wednesday 31 August 22 07:54 BST (UK) »
Looks like that section (meaning the section with a 2 above it says)  says

1933
1 June
Down Union
RD


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Re: Identifying Irish Townland/Registration District in Downpatrick
« Reply #4 on: Wednesday 31 August 22 08:22 BST (UK) »

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Looks like that section says

1933
1 June
Down Union
RD

See aghadowey's reply #1 on the Down board.

https://www.rootschat.com/forum/index.php?topic=865480.0


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Re: Identifying Irish Townland/Registration District in Downpatrick
« Reply #5 on: Wednesday 31 August 22 16:44 BST (UK) »
I don't think it says Donaghadee. Looking at the last part I see 'patrick' although the writing is dreadful. As well as that, there was no Workhouse in Donaghadee. County Down ones were Banbridge, Downpatrick, Kilkeel, Newry and Newtownards-
https://www.workhouses.org.uk/Ireland/
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Re: Identifying Irish Townland/Registration District in Downpatrick
« Reply #6 on: Wednesday 31 August 22 21:04 BST (UK) »
 Thanks, Aghadowey ~ of course you're right ! I made a pig's ear of the third line, and realised it only after I had sent the post. Wonderful hindsight !   The reg. district HAD to be Downpatrick.
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Re: Identifying Irish Townland/Registration District in Downpatrick
« Reply #7 on: Wednesday 31 August 22 23:20 BST (UK) »
I am getting quite confused here.  I thought the RD was Down Union but was referred to one of Ahgadowey's posts on the duplicate thread which also had Down Union so not sure if/why I was incorrect? 

Based on the two replies the RD was Down Union. Though as I said I have been confused both by the two threads and the referral of my reply to a reply on another thread when they appear to say the same thing.

So would the townland be Downpatrick and the registration district Down Union? 

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Re: Identifying Irish Townland/Registration District in Downpatrick
« Reply #8 on: Friday 02 September 22 22:38 BST (UK) »
Downpatrick doesn't seem to be a townland-
https://www.townlands.ie/down/downpatrick/
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