Extracted from the 1821 Census of Ireland, Armagh County, Parish of Forkhill, Townland of Clarkhill. Number of Inhabitants: 150 Number of Houses: 30 Distribution of head-of-household surnames: McGlade: 10 McKinly: 4 Smyth: 3 McCann: 2 Morgan: 2 Murphy: 2 Feagan: 1 Henry: 1 Lee: 1 MLoughland: 1 Neal: 1 Nugent: 1 Quin: 1 Of the … Continue reading McGlades in Clarkill, Forkill (1821 Census)
List of freeholders in the townland of Clarkill, parish of Forkill, Co. Armagh, in 1827 From PRONI's About freeholders' records: Freeholders were men who either owned their land outright or who held it in a lease for the duration of their life, or the lives of other people named in the lease. All of the … Continue reading Freeholders at Clarkill, Forkill, Armagh, 1827
List of landholders in the townland of Ballykeel, parish of Forkhill, County Armagh, ca. 1828 [1820-1840]. Transcribed from PRONI Reference FIN/5/A/143, Tithe applotment for the parish of Forkhill, County Armagh.
List of landholders in the townland of Clarkill, parish of Forkill, County Armagh, ca. 1828 [1820-1840]. Transcribed from PRONI Reference FIN/5/A/143, Tithe applotment for the parish of Forkhill, County Armagh. Note: "Macan" = "McCann" "M'Kinly" = "McKinley"
I'm currently researching the Ireland-to-Canada emigration of my McGlade ancestors. Did your ancestors emigrate from Forkill/Forkhill (or the neighbouring parishes of Creggan, Killevy, Loughgilly, or Newtown Hamilton), County Armagh to the counties of Lanark or Leeds, Ontario? If so, I'd love to hear from you. Please contact me at mcmoran @ gmail dot com.
Looking at a run of marriages recorded from 1852 to 1858 in the parish register for St. Edward's Roman Catholic Church, Westport, Leeds Co., Ontario, the Armagh presence in North Crosby (Co. Leeds, Ontario) is very much in evidence. Of the six marriages recorded for the year 1852, for example, five of the six identify … Continue reading Co. Armagh, Ireland to Leeds Co., Ontario, Canada: Some RC Marriage Records