In the Republic, most historic GRO records are online at IrishGenealogy.
A minority remains available by post or through the Dublin Search Room. See the Browse section for more detail.
|Poor Law Union||Registrar's district||Births||Marriages||Deaths||Where||Comment|
|Downpatrick||Portaferry||1864 to 1921||1845 to 1921||1864 to 1921||FamilySearch Online||Index only. Non-Catholic marriages only 1845-1863. Copies also on Ancestry.com and FindMyPast.ie.|
|Downpatrick||Portaferry||1864 to 1916||1845 to 1921||1864 to 1921||IrishGenealogy.ie Online||Index with linked record images. Non-Catholic marriages only 1845-1863. Images for deaths from 1878.|
|Downpatrick||Portaferry||1864 to 1916||1845 to 1941||1864 to 1966||NI General Register Office Online||Pay-per-view. Non-Catholic marriages only 1845-1863. Excludes areas in the Republic after 1922.|
|Downpatrick||Portaferry||1864 to 1881||FamilySearch Online||Partial transcript only|