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County Armagh Genealogy


"ARMAGH , an inland county, in the province of ULSTER, bounded on the north by Lough Neagh, on the east by the county of Down, on the south-east by that of Louth, on the south-west by Monaghan, and on the west and north-west by Tyrone. The population, in 1821, was 197,427; and, in 1831, 220,134 "
from Samuel Lewis' Topographical Dictionary of Ireland 1837
Genuki - County Armagh
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Neighbouring Counties
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Co. Armagh GenWeb
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find local resources and reference information
Archives and Libraries
The Public Record Office of Northern Ireland (PRONI) has a family history guide for researchers

Armagh City Library
Irish & Local Studies Library

County Armagh Message Board
post and read about County Armagh genealogy with other researchers
Local Genealogy Societies & Groups
Cyndi's List - Ireland
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Genealogy Record Sources

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holds about 1.5 million records on individuals
who were natives of the historic County of Armagh.
Ireland Top Databases - Over 45 Million Records
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5 million church births & baptisms 1620-1881
Griffiths Valuation
This valuation can be used as an excellent census substitute for the years
after the Great Famine as censuses prior to 1901 were destroyed
CMC County Query Board
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800 Million Name Database
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Irish Flax Growers List 1796, Irish Wills, Irish Independant Newspaper Obits
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Land Owners in Ireland 1876
The names of every land owner in Ireland 1876 who had at least one acre of land.
links to cemetery transcriptions here
1841-1891 Census transcriptions by volunteers

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