Church and Civil Records

Carson Memorial Baptist Church (McWhinney)Bellaghy St Mary's ChapelSt. Patrick's (Glen) ChapelSt Lurachs Old Church, MagheraSt. Swithin's Church c1910St. Patrick's Church Of Ireland, Kilrea 2

We are slowly transferring over the church and Civil records to this new site. Naturally, as we complete these transfers more churches will appear on this page. Please bear with us as we undertake this work. Thanks.

Castledawson Presbyterian Church

Culnady Presbyterian Church

Curran Presbyterian Church

Draperstown Presbyterian Church

Drimbolg Reformed Presbyterian Church

Drumagarner Chapel, Kilrea

Kilrea First Presbyterian Church

Maghera Presbyterian Church

Magherafelt District Registrar Marriage Records

Moneymore First Presbyterian Church

Moneymore Second Presbyterian Church

St. Lurach’s Church of Ireland

St. Patrick’s Chapel, Glen, Maghera

Tobermore Presbyterian Church

8 thoughts on “Church and Civil Records”

  1. I have a pin that says Magherfeldt l.t.B 62 engranved on it. I belive it is some sort of lodge pin. On tthe back is Sis G Kelly 1949-1950. Just wondering what is it.

  2. I have been told my relatives came from Maghera. I traced Martha and James Oughterson who had a son James that sailed to Nova Scotia Canada in 1743. If you can find more I would be surprised but happy.He is my 7th great grandfather

  3. A general comment on the transcriptions. Why do they appear in vertical form? It makes it very difficult to read, some entries only have 2 or 3 letters on a line ! Trying to work out placenames which are not familiar is somewhat tricky. I’m sure they were not originally like that when I first used the site. Please advise. Thank you, Amanda Howse

  4. I am looking for information on Rosella Graham, sister to Mary Ann “Annie” Graham b. 1847 near Belfast. Annie emigrated to Canada and married Lowry Alexander, had two daughters and died at the age of 39. Family from Ireland came to visit after her death, unfortunately family connections were not maintained. We do have family photos of her brothers and grandparents, but none of the photos have names. Perhaps a relative will stumble upon this post!

  5. Hello there I am trying to trace my great grand fathers family his name is Michael Bradley he was born around 1901/2 he was brought up in maghera and his dad had two families great grand da was from first marriage his mum died. I know that they had some kind of farm land and a girl from the second family tryed to make contact in 60s or 70s but didnt maintain contact. great grand da moved over to Scotland and ended up in Coatbridge and this is all I know would love to find out who the rest of the family where and is dos anyone have an idea where to look. Thanks

    1. Hi Helen, there are a LOT of Bradleys around Maghera! There were TWO Michael Bradleys born in 1901. Michael born 19th December 1901 (a twin) to John Bradley and Sarah Convery of Fallagloon Townland, Maghera https://civilrecords.irishgenealogy.ie/churchrecords/images/birth_returns/births_1902/01926/1746077.pdf ,
      and Mick, born 14th August 1901 to Andrew Bradley and Catherine O’Neill of Granaghan Townland, Swatragh https://civilrecords.irishgenealogy.ie/churchrecords/images/birth_returns/births_1901/01947/1752588.pdf
      (which is still in the Parish of Maghera.. both places are maybe 5 miles apart).

      If you are on Facebook, I would suggest you post your information request on our group there https://www.facebook.com/groups/172319309584937/?ref=bookmarks and hopefully you may meet some new relations! 🙂

      Best regards,

      Denver

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