Local histories for Down


AuthorTitlePublication detailsSample LocationComment

Clandeboye: a reading guide

Ballynahinch South Eastern Education and Library Service 1981

National Library of Ireland Ir 914115 p 15

Blackwood family bibliography

Donaghadee: a local history list

Ballynahinch South Eastern Education and Library Service 1981

National Library of Ireland Ir 9411 s 12

38 p.

Killyleagh & Crossegar: a local history list

Ballynahinch South Eastern Education and Library Service 1981

National Library of Ireland Ir 914115 p 15

18 p.

[Unknown]

Journal of the Poyntzpass and District Local History Society

Poyntzpass Poyntzpass and District Local History Society. 1988-

Belfast Central Library

[Unknown]

The Darley family

- - n.d.

National Library of Ireland GO 583

The Darleys in England -- The Darleys in Ireland -- The family of Henry Darley of Newtownards -- The family of Moses Darley, 1691/3-1755 -- The family of Arthur Darley, 1692-1742 -- The family of Hugh Darley, 1701-1771 -- The family of Henry Brewster Darley, 1802-1846 -- The Locke family of Athgoe, Co. Dublin -- The Warren family of Corduff, Co. Dublin -- The family of Grene -- The family of Arthur of Limerick -- The family of Kelly of Rockstown Castle, Co. Limerick.

Edward D. Atkinson

Dromore, an Ulster Diocese

Dundalk W. Tempest 1925

National Library of Ireland Ir 274116 a 1

317 p.

Edward D. Atkinson

An Ulster Parish: Being a History of Donaghcloney

Dublin : Hodges, Figgis, 1898

National Library of Ireland Ir 94115 a 1

Waringstown, Co. Down. Jenny and Warren families

Sean Barden

Elm Park 1626-1954: country house to preparatory school

Belfast Ulster Historical Foundation 2004

National Library of Ireland

139 p.

J. Barry

Hillsborough: a parish in the Ulster Plantation

Belfast W. Mullan 1982

National Library of Ireland Ir 94115 b 3

129 p. Ed. Wm. Mullin

George A. Bowsie

Carryduff 2000 : a chronological record of events in the life and development of Carryduff, past and present and memoirs of the district from bygone days

Northern Ireland - 2000

National Library of Ireland IR 94115 b 8

90 p. Co-author Graham Murphy.

R.H. Buchanan

Irish Historic Towns Atlas 8: Downpatrick

Dublin Royal Irish Academy 1997

National Library Of Ireland

Rev. James Buchanan

An historical sketch of the Reformed Presbyterian Church of Rathfriland

Newry Newry Telegraph 1908

National Library of Ireland LO P 560

23 p.

Ann Cairns

The Church and Community of St. John the Evangelist Gilford : Sequicentennial 1850-2000

Befast Inglewood Press 2002

Cardinal Tomas O Fiaich Library

T. Canavan

Frontier town: an illustrated history of Newry

Belfast Blackstaff Press 1989

ISBN: 085640-430-6

V. Rev. W.P. Carmody

Lisburn Cathedral and its Past Rectors

Belfast R. Carswell & Son 1926

National Library Of Ireland Ir 27411 c 2

190 p.

P. Carr

Portavo, an Irish townland and its peoples : part one, earliest times to 1844

Belfast White Row Press 2003

National Library of Ireland

339 p.

P. Carr

The most unpretending of places: a history of Dundonald

Belfast White Row Press 1987

National Library of Ireland IR 94115 c 13

252 p.

Marilyn Cohen

Linen, family and community in Tullylish, County Down 1690-1914

Dublin Four Courts 1997

National Library of Ireland 94115 c 11

287 p.

J. Davison Cowan

An Ancient Parish, Past and Present; being the Parish of Donaghmore, County Down

London D. Nutt 1914

National Library of Ireland Ir 94115 c 1

402 p

Francis Crossle

Local Jottings of Newry Collected and Transcribed, Vols 1-34

Newry 1890-1910

J.A. Claire Crowther

The Cloughley family of Loughans, Co. Down, Ireland

Ireland Claire Crowther 1985

National Library of Ireland GO 573

Angelique Day

Ordnance Survey Memoirs of Ireland: Volume 12: Parishes of County Down III 1833-8, Mid-Down

Belfast Institute of Irish Studies 1992

National Library of Ireland Ir 914115 o 12

160pp. Co-editor Patrick McWilliams. Aghaderg, Annaclone, Annahilt, Blaris, Donaghcloney, Dromara, Dromore, Garvaghy, Hillsborough, Magheralin, Magherally, Moira, Seapatrick, Shankill, Tullylish.

Angelique Day

Ordnance Survey Memoirs of Ireland: Volume 17: Parishes of County Down IV 1833-7, East Down & Lecale

Belfast Institute of Irish Studies 1992

National Library of Ireland Ir 914115 o 12

146pp. Co-editor Patrick McWilliams. Ardglass, Ballee, Ballyculter, Ballykinler, Bright, Down, Dunsfort, Inch, Kilclief, Killyleagh, Kilmore, Loughinisland, Magheradrool, Rathmullan, Saul

Angelique Day

Ordnance Survey Memoirs of Ireland: Volume 7: Parishes of County Down II 1832-4, 1837, North Down & The Ards

Belfast Institute of Irish Studies 1991

National Library of Ireland Ir9141 o 80

140pp. Co-editor Patrick McWilliams. Ardkeen, Ardquin, Ballyhalbert (Saint Andrew's), Ballyphilip, Ballytrustan, Ballywalter, Bangor, Castleboy, Comber, Donaghadee, Drumbeg, Drumbo, Dundonald, Grey Abbey, Holywood, Inishargy, Kilinchy, Kilmood, Knockbreda, Newtownards, Saintfield, Slanes, Tullynakill, Witter

Angelique Day

Ordnance Survey Memoirs of Ireland: Volume 3: Parishes of County Down I 1834-6, South Down

Belfast Institute of Irish Studies 1990

National Library of Ireland Ir 914115 o 12

136pp. Co-editor Patrick McWilliams. Clonallan, Clonduff, Donaghmore, Drumballyroney, Drumgath, Drumgooland, Kilbroney, Kilcoo, Kilkeel, Kilmegan, Newry, Warrenpoint

L.M. Ewart

Handbook to the dioceses of Down, Connor & Dromore

Rev. John Forbes

The story of a century : Ballyfrenis Presbyterian Church

Newtownards, Co. Down 1908

National Library of Ireland

16 p.

Josiah Haddock

A Parish Miscellany, Donaghcloney

Rev. George Hill

Montgomery Manuscripts, 1603-1706

Belfast 1869

David Irwin

Tide and Times in the 'Port: a narrative history of the Co. Down village of Groomsport

Groomsport Groomsport Presbyterian Church 1993

W.V. James

Strangford: The Forgotten Past of Strangford Village

Belfast The Northern Whig 1994

Padraic Keenan

Clonallon Parish; its Annals and Antiquities'

National Library of Ireland Jnl of Co. Louth Arch Soc. Vol. X

Padraic Keenan

Historical Sketch of the Parish of Clonduff

Newry 1941

Charles Kelly

The Kelly's of County Down : a record of ..the Kelly's of County Down, with particular reference to Newtownards and surrounding parishes

Ayr C. Kelly, 1999?

National Library of Ireland GO 112

132, p.

Alexander Knox

History of the County Down

Dublin 1875

National Library of Ireland Ir 94115 k 2

724 p. Repr. Davidson Books 1982

J. A. Lamont

Presbyterianism in Holywood : Bangor Road Congregation

Bangor 1967

National Library of Ireland

50 p.

Capt. Richard Linn

A history of Banbridge

Belfast 1935

ed. W.S, Kerr; Including Tullylish

Canon G.L. Little

Historical Highlights, Parish of Aghaderg, DIocese of Dromore, Co. Down

Banbridge 1989

None specified

John W Lockington

Robert Blair of Bangor

Belfast Presbyterian Historical Society of Ireland

Presbyterian Historical Society

Biographical portrait of Robert Blair, 1593 - 1666, Presbyterian Minister in Ulster and Scotland.

T.K. Lowrie

The Hamilton Mss: settlement of Clandeboye, Great Ardes, and Dufferin.., by Sir James Hamilton, Knight (Viscount Claneboye) .. reigns of James I and Charles I : (with his family)

Belfast Archer & Sons 1867

National Library of Ireland Ir 94115 h 1

166 p.

Ian Maxwell

Researching Down Ancestors: a practical guide for the family and local historian

Belfast UHF 2004

National Library of Ireland

360 p.

T. McCavery

Newtown: a history of Newtownards

Belfast White Row Press 1994

National Library of Ireland Ir 94115 m 6

221 p.

T. McCavery

A covenant community : a history of Newtownards Reformed Presbyterian Church

Newtownards 1997

National Library of Ireland Ir 285 m 40

186 p.

S. McCullogh

Ballynahinch, Centre of Down

Ballynahinch Chamber of Commerce 1968

James McIlrath

The McIlrath letters : sent from Killinchy, New Zealand to Killinchy, County Down 1860-1915

Belfast Killyleagh Branch of the North of Ireland Family History Society 2009

National Library of New Zealand

143 p.

Colin Moffett

Newry's war dead: 1914 - 1918, 1939 - 1945

Newry Newry and Mourne DIstrict Council 2002

National Library of Ireland

186 p.

Horace Monroe

Foulis Castle and the Monroes of Lower Iveagh

London Mitchell, Hughes and Clarke 1929

National Library of Ireland Ir 9292 m 10

83 p

F.R. & J.F.T. Nangle

A short account of the Nangle family of Downpatrick

Great Britain F. Nangle 1986

National Library of Ireland Ir 9292 n 8

46 p.

John O'Donovan

Letters containing information relative to the [history and] antiquities of the County of Down (1834)

Dublin Browne and Nolan 1909

National Library of Ireland Ir 94115 o 1

92 p.

Rev. James O'Laverty

An Historical Account of the Dioceses of Down and Connor

Dublin 1878-89

National Library of Ireland Ir 27411 o 5

4 Vols

Edward Parkinson

The City of Down from its earliest days

Bangor, County Down Donard Publishing Co 1977

National Library of Ireland NL Ir 94115 p 1

162 p. Repr. 0f 1928 edition.

W. D. Patton

A short history of First Dromore Presbyterian Church : 1660-1981

Banbridge, Co. Down Review Press 1982

National Library of Ireland

55 p

A. Pilson

Downpatrick & its Parish Church

1852

National Library of Ireland P 1938

including lists of clergy & churchwardens

L.A. Pooler

Down and its Parishes

1907

Lindsey Proudfoot

County Down: history & society

Dublin Geography Publications, 1997

National Library of Ireland Ir 94115 d 2

698

Kathleen Rankin

The linen houses of the Lagan Valley : the story of their families

Belfast UHF 2002

National Library of Ireland

221 p. Murland (Castlewellan); Lowry (Katesbridge); Mulligan (Tullyconnaught); Crawford (Ballievey); Lindsay (Tullyhenan); McClelland, Walker, Robinson, Ferguson, Cowdy, Smyth, Dunbar (Banbridge); Law, Uprichard, Bell, Haughton, McMaster, Dickson, Watson, Sinton (Gilford); Richardson (Moyallon); Bell, M cGeagh, Johnston (Lurgan); Acheson, Dawson, Hamilton Robb, Bryson, Greeves, Shillingotn (Portadown); Turtle (Tandragee); McCrum (Milford); Compton (Armagh, Glenanne); Proctor (Blackwatertown); Dickson, Stevenson, Greeves, Greer, Acheson (Dungannon)

Beverly J Redpath

The Monk family from Bally William, Co Down Ireland : across the world, a family history

Avoca, Vic. : B. and A. Redpath, 1989

Library of Congress CS71.M73715 1989

William Reeves

Ecclesiastical Antiquities of Down, Connor and Dromore

1847

E.J.S. Reilly

A genealogical history of the family of Montgomery, comprising the lines of Eglinton and Braidstane in Scotland, and Mount-Alexander and Grey-Abbey in Ireland

- - 1942

National Library of Ireland Ir 9292 m 24

84 p.

S.W. Reside

St Mary's Church, Newry; its History

1933

Clodagh Rose Jocelyn Countess of Roden

Kilcoo Parish Church, Bryansford

- - 1971

National Library of Ireland

31 p.

Honor Rudnitzky

Killinchy Parish Church : [written] to celebrate the 150th anniversary of the consecration of the present church

Killinchy 1980

National Library of Ireland

19

Hugh Shearman

Ulster

London 1949

National Library of Ireland Ir 91422 s 3

426 p. (incl. bibliographies).

Charles Smith

The Ancient and Present State of the County of Down

Dublin 1744

National Library of Ireland I 94115 h 2

Co-author, Walter Harris. Reprint Ballynahinch, County Down : Davidson Books, 1977

K. Smith

Bangor Reading List

National Library of Ireland "Journal of the Bangor Historical Societ

A.M. Wilson

Saint Patrick's town: a history of Downpatrick and the Barony of Lecal

Belfast Isabella Press 1995

National Library of Ireland Ir 94115 w 5

243 p.


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