My great great great grandfather Hugh Wallace was
born 1784 in Derry. His
wife Anne Smith (don't know her birthplace)was also
born 1784. I do not know
when or where they married.
They had 6 ( that I know of )
1811 in Limavady, Derry
1816 in Limavady, Derry (married 1839 in Derry,
his wife Anne Hume - not
details for her )
1818 in Limavady, Derry (my great great
1821 in Limavady, Derry
1827 in Limavady, Derry
1830 in Limavady, Derry
They came to Australia from what I can figure
out sometime between 1830 and
1841. The settled in NSW,
Any information would be much appreciated and very
whether written or photographic.
I would like to add the McIlroy name. I just learned
that my great-
grandfather, Wright McIlroy sailed from Londonderry in 1851
"The Envoy" for Quebec. His residence address was given as Limavady.
I believe it was his brother William who also hailed from Limavady
left Londonderry in 1847 aboard "The Leander". Apparently there
from Limavady who sailed on the same ship. I do not know
their names as
My great- grandfather Wright MciIroy settled in Kingston, Canada
West. He gave his birth date as May, 1832 or 1833 although this could
I do not know his parents' names but would appreciate any
Diane Rogers. e-mail- email@example.com
FURY, Derry in the early 1800's
Edward came to Australia on the ship ADAM LODGE in
1837. He was married to Elizabeth Riddle in 1832. Children were Alexander
William and Lucinda Fury
Edwards father was James
Any information would be appreciated
I would just
like to add the name of my g-g-g grandfather, Robert McMullen, to your
registry. All we know so far is that he came to Canada circa 1820 and
settled with his family just south of Ottawa, Ontario. He is buried in
Union Cemetery in what is now North Gower, Ontario and his cemetery record
states: "In memory of Robert McMullen, native of County Derry, Ireland,
who served fifteen years, nine months in His Majesty's 47th Reg't of Foot, died
Dec. 27, 1878, aged 100 years".
He and his wife
Elizabeth (a.k.a. Eliza), also from Ireland, raised at least five children
here: Robert McMullen, Mary McMullen, William McMullen, Adam McMullen and
John McMullen (my g-g grandfather). Needless to say, the family has grown
considerably. There were actually several distinct McMullen
families who settled here from various parts of Ireland at different times,
but so far we have been unable to establish any direct links between them.
I would very much appreciate any suggestions or help with respect to
tracing Robert McMullen's history in Ireland.
I would like to add Robinson Nelson,
Ballynacross, Londonderry. B 1860 d. 1863 Andrews Settlement,
Pennsylvania, USA . Married Esther Marlin, Londonderry,
1819<>. Children: Wm b.1820, Margaret Jane b1824(my gggrandmother).
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grandfather Michael Cain/Kane born 1842, came to Canada in 1858 from Londonderry
– that’s all we know.
I would like to add my Grandfather's family to your Surname
William Atkinson Born. Swateragh, 18th Aug.
His parents were Stewart Atkinson [b1854]and Susan
Laird. Stewart was a Clerk of Petty Sessions in
Derry. Stewart's parents were Stewart Atkinson and Letitia
Maxwell. William married Mary Martin Fallis Macfarlane in Sydney Australia
on 20th Sept. 1921. Their only child William Stuart was my
I would be interested in hearing from Atkinson
I understand that family members are buried at
Lismoyle. The memorial reads
Atkinson-Stuart-Maxwell and was erected by
a William Stuart Atkinson in memory of his parents William[1849-1924
and Isabella Atkinson This William would have been a
brother to my Stewart b. 1854.
Would like to add the name Hargan to the
list. James Hargan B. 1824 came to Australia in 1842. Married Mary Ann Jackson
1850. James' parents were James Hargan and Elizabeth Douglas, they came from
Londonderry, would like to know if James and Elizabeth had any other
Derry in the 1880s
Just wanted to add the name O'Connell
to your Londonderry list of family names. John O'Connell came from
Londonderry to NZ in the 1880's
Most Common Names in
Bradley, Browne, Campbell,
Clarke, Connor, Doherty, Dogherty, Henry, Johnston, Kane, Kelly, Kennedy,
McCloskey, McCluskey, McKenna, McLoughlin, Miller, Moore, Mullen, Mulholland,
O'Neill, Smith, Stewart Thompson, Wilson.
Add name Dillon to list of surnames for
Londonderry. John Dillon b;1868 Coolscreaghan, Errigal parish Londonderry son of
Frank Dillon and Susan Quigg. John immigrated New York in 1887 In New York he
married Bridget Kane also of Londonderry.
Greetings: I would like to add
the surname of McCune to your website. Martin McCune died in
Londonderry Ire. One son, Archibald McCune was born in Londonderry about
1740. Archibald married Jane ____? about 1759 in Cherry Valley Pensylvania, U.S.A.
My John McCorkell was born in the
townland of Mullennan ( if think ) parish of Templemore and married Elizabeth
Holmes of the townland of Scotland parish of Donaghmore at the Donaghmore
Presbyterian church on the 14th February 1839 and migrated to Melbourne
Australia on the Robert Benn 1842 . Laurie Thompson LT030329@bigpond.net.au
Donal . The Mullennan townland is in
Co. Derry about 3 miles south of the city of Derry and on the border of
Donegal . The town land of Scotland is approx 8 miles south west in the
Co.Donegal . Any contact . Laurie Melbourne
William Martin was a Postman in Derry and
County Donegal from 1873 until 1913. He was born in St Johnston in 1857
and died in Derry City in 1917. His genealogy can be obtained by
putting "Postman Bill" into the Google search engine.
O'CONNELL, Derry in the 1880s
Just wanted to add the name O'Connell
to your londonderry list of family names. John O'Connell came from
Londonderry to NZ in the 1880's
I would like
to add mcteague/montague from draperstown
WILSON or WILLSON
Thanks for e/m me back.I am researching my
Willson/Wilson family tree, and this is what I know so far.
Samuel Willson b1707 in Aghadowey,
Banne Valley,Londonderry Co.,Ireland
d.1798 in Bethel, Windsor Co.,Vermont. I
think he is buried in Fairview Cemetery(Town Center)
He must have arrived in America
between 1710-1718 and settled in Rutland District,
m.Elizabeth Thompson b.1713
I think the the second L was dropped from
The family then relocated Barre ,MA(1760's)
Bethel, VT(1800's) and Pepin Co.,WI(1860's)
My Grandmother is Marjory(IONE) Wilson
m.Merl Franklin Thomas
My Father is Daniel Alvin
I have much info on the Wilson
family in the states after 1730's, but nothing from Ireland. Thanks again for the
Nathaniel BADGER born in Derry ca. 1799. Father was
supposedly William. Nathaniel had 13 children and two wives. He
lived in Ballyeglish, or close by, for most of his married
life. Nathaniel, his second wife-Sarah CLARKE, and all but one of his
children came to America in the 1850's. James BADGER (the only one to stay
in Ireland), son of Nathaniel, b. about 1834 in Derry, married first Eliza
Hogg, married second Sarah HAMILTON and they had 10 children. They
settled in Tamlaghtmore, Arboe parish, Tyrone (Sarah's home). My
dilemma is finding any information on Nathaniel prior to baptism
records for his children-anything previous to 1830.
Would like to add these names to the
WARK(E) My mob came to Australia in 1853 John from
HEGARTY Martha Jane (wife of John Warke) came from
John and Martha were married 19 Nov 1849 at the Meetinghouse Newtownlimavady, Derry according to the rites of the Presbyterian Church.. John the son of John Wark and Nancy ??. Martha Jane's parents were John Hegarty and Nancy Martin. They came to Australia as Bounty migrants per the "Rattler" arriving at Sydney, NSW on 6 Jan 1853 with 2 children Rachel born 28 Oct. 1850 and son William born 27 June 1852. They had a further 10 children in Australia. Martha Jane Hegarty also had a brother William Hegarty join the family in 1856 and then her mother Nancy and brother Joseph Hegarty arrived in 1858.
Looking on www.rootsweb.com (Ireland Geneaology Projects for County Londonderry, N. Ireland) I find
there are no entries for TURNER on the Derry Surname Registry. I wondered if you
wished to add some information for my family?
My great grandfather John TURNER
b.1833 (father Thomas Turner) came to Ireland some short time prior to 1858
(precise date not known), with his wife Mary (nee ALLEN). They settled in or
near Londonderry and had 8 children; all but one of them born in Northern
The first child, Frederick (M) was
born 1858 and the birth registered in Ireland (?Londonderry)
The 2nd child,
Alfred (M) was born 1860 dittoe
For the birth of their 3rd child
William A., (M) his mother (Mary) returned to Salford,
The 4th child, Everett R.
(M) was born 1864 and the birth registered as in Ireland - dittoe as
The 5th child, Walter
Albert (M) was born 1 Nov 1864 and the birth registered in
the City of Derry
The 6th child,
Charles (M) was born 31 Oct 1867
dittoe as Walter Albert.
The 7th child, Agnes Ethel
(D) was born 13 Oct 1968 dittoe as Walter Albert.
The 8th child (my grandfather), Henry
Herbert (M) was born 2 Sept 1871 dittoe as Walter Albert.
The whole family, with the exception of the
father (John) and their 6th child (Charles) returned to Manchester, Lancashire,
England sometime between 1873 and 1881 (They appear on the 1881 census as living
in Manchester). I have no idea what happened to John (father) or Charles but
hope to come to Londonderry next year to see if I can trace where they lived (in
or near Londonderry) and what happened to the two who stayed. If you
can suggest a place to start in Londonderry I would be most grateful.
15 September 2013