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Ballygalget, Down. Marriages 1854-55

Ballygalget, Down

Ballygalget Marriage Index 1854-55

The following table of Ballygalget marriages  is transcribed from Microfilm No. 5478 held online by the National Library of Ireland accessible through their Roman Catholic Parish Register Search page.


This is an index of the names of the people who were married in this Roman Catholic parish during the years 1854 and 1855. This section of the register is in English.

Placenames are not given in this section of the register.

My list is sorted by the surname of the groom.  Question marks or dots indicate letters or words I had a problem reading, two question marks then the harder the register was to read and I am most likely guessing as best I can as to what the surname is.  I have now begun to put square brackets to indicate those letters that I am guessing at.

When two ‘s’ letters come together in a word such as Bessy then the format where the first s looks like an f is used in this section of the register. No maiden name as such as given for Hugh & Mary Anne McGrath.  The wedding was registered as being Hugh & Mary Anne McGrath. No witnesses were listed for the Hamilton & Boyd marriage.

Nicknames, Shortened names used in Irish records

 

NameSurnameName BrideSurname BrideDateYear
James..[n]ney??CatherineSmyth02-Nov1854
P.[L]ynneyM[ary]Bones08-Jan1854
SamBarronMaryHinds01-Sep1855
ThosCon[r]eyEstherEsmond08-Jul1855
PattCurrenCatherineCra[w]ford25-Jul1854
WmDonaldsonElizaSmyth17-Nov1855
TomEnnisSarahMcGrattan08-Jan1854
??WmFlanniganC. Kennedy18-Sep1854
HughFlynnAnneThompson18-Nov1855
JamesGilmoreRoseMagraw01-Jul1855
JohnGunningMary AnneMurray13-Jun1854
??ChasHamiltonM. Boyd20-Oct1854
J.JohnstonBessyAndrew07-Feb1854
JohnJohnstonC.Dona[le]y02-Mar1854
EdwardKearneyJaneQuin02-Feb1855
JamesMageeJaneCurren30-Mar1855
NickolasMageeanAnneMcMaster11-Mar1854
EdwardMageeanAliceSavage20-Nov1855
JamesMagrawMaryClarke14-Mar1855
PhilMarkeySarah??Finney17-Nov1855
HughMcGrathMary AnneMcGrath05-Oct1854
D.McgrattanSarahBryan15-Jan1854
??WmMcgrattanElizabeth?Smyth21-Oct1854
JohnMcManusMaryMcGratten19-Jul1855
??ThosMoa[s]unAnneMa[s]on05-Mar1854
CharlesQuinnB.Finnigan11-Nov1854
PattRiceBessyM[u]noy10-Oct1854
WilliamRitchyMary AnneQuaill28-May1854
??WmSmythAnneHeaney17-Mar1854
ThomasTaylorIsabellaFlynn13-Oct1855
JasWalkerM. McManus11-Nov1854
??WmWatsonM. Donahy11-May1854

Baptism Records, Ballygalget, Co. Down, 1852

Ballygalget Roman Catholic Parish Records,
Diocese of Down & Connor,
Co. Down.
Ireland.


National Library of Ireland film ref 5478.  PRONI ref 74

These parish records begin Jan 11th, 1828 and continue through to Dec 19th, 1880.  There is a gap between April 1835 and June 1852, and another between 1864 and 1866.

I transcribed as best I could *some* baptismal entries from the Roman Catholic parish register of Ballygalget for the months June to August of 1852.  The records are in bad condition, very difficult to read!  Place names are given in some instances.  The word Bally is listed as the letter B. in a placename.

Besides the bad condition of script, the first thing that struck me about these records is the fact that the name of the mother is rarely given, the first letter of the first name of the father is all that is listed in a few instances.

The records are in English.  I give the spellings as I read them.  Question marks indicate those letters or words I had a difficulty with.

n.g. means not given

NameSurnameFatherMotherM. SurnameDateYear     
??McGrattenDanieln.g.n.g.02-Jun1852Run....
Wm.McGrattenHughn.g.n.g.02-Jun1852??Ard Reen
Wm.Fal??onerWmn.g.n.g.18-Jun1852Ballymacna?meec
JamesMcNamaraJas.n.g.n.g.18-Jun1852Kirerebh???
James???PrunterFrancisn.g.n.g.25-Jun1852Kirerebh???
Mary??McKeaneHughn.g.n.g.20-Jun1852InnÉ..???
Eliza AnneWatsonJohnCatherineMcElroy20-Jun1852n.g.
Wm.MageeRichardn.g.n.g.20-Jun1852??Tailor or Jailor ??Ard Keen
Mary AnneM???Thos.n.g.n.g.27-Jun1852
Mary JaneReilyThos.MaryReily04-Jul1852
JohnDor?nianHughMargaretn.g.11-Jul1852
JohnGib??inireJ.BiddyWalter18-Jul1852
Mary JaneFowlerR.n.g.n.g.21-Jul1852B. Gela
Wm.HamiltonJohnn.g.n.g.21-Jul1852
ElisabethO'????Johnn.g.n.g.21-Jul1852B. Halbert
DanielSavageArthurn.g.n.g.02-Aug1852B. Gela
Andrew??EdmondPm.n.g.n.g.04-Aug1852B. Griffen
Torney