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.
Pearse Lawlor   Lisburn: a history of the Catholic community of the Parish of Blaris Lisburn Clovercorry 2014 National Library of Ireland 262 p. NLI
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
Catherine Wilson   A New Lease on Life: Landlords, Tenants, and Immigrants in Ireland and Canada Montreal McGill Queen's University Press 1994 National Library of Ireland GR 3079 334 pp Migrants from the Ards peninsula to Amherst Island, Ontario
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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