Church Records of Derry
Church of Ireland
The following records are available for churches in County Derry. Some are in local custody (LC) and can be requested in writing to the local priest of the church. Others are available through the Genealogical Centre (GC), the National Library of Ireland (NLI), the National Archives of Ireland (NAI), and through the LDS Church in Salt Lake City, Utah, USA - Family History Center (SLC film numbers).
Information below is provided as a courtesy to researchers in Derry by Diana J. Hanson Muir. © 1996-2000.
Parish Earliest Dates Location Aghadowey no pre 1870 entries . Aghanloo no pre 1870 entries . Agherton (Ballyaghran) no pre 1870 entries . Arboe 1775 LC Ardtrea (Artrea) 1811 LC Ballinderry 1802 LC, SLC film 824282 Ballyeglish (in Artrea Parish) 1868 LC Ballymoney 1807 LC Ballyrashane no pre 1870 entries . Ballynascreen (Draperstown) 1808 LC Ballyscullion no pre 1870 entries . Balteagh no pre 1870 entries . Ballywillian 1826 LC Banagher (Derry) 1821 LC Bovevagh no pre 1870 entries . Camus-Juxta-Bann (Macosquin) no pre 1870 entries . Carrick no pre 1870 entries . Castledawson (in Magherafelt Parish) 1846 LC Castlerock (In Dunboe Parish) 1870 LC Clonmany lost lost Clooney (formed from Glendermot parish) 1867 LC Coleraine 1769 LC Culmore (in Templemore parish) 1867 LC Cumber, Upper 1811 LC Cumber, Lower 1806 LC Derry Cathedral (St. Columb's or Templemore) 1642 LC, SLC 599241 Derry City (Christ Church) 1855 LC Derry - Free Church (Christ Church) 1855 LC Derry - St. Augustine;s no pre 1870 entries . Derryloran 1797 Lc Desertlyn (Moneymore) 1797 LC Desertmartin 1785 LC Desertoghill no pre 1870 entries . Draperstown (see Ballynascreen) . . Drumachose (limavady) 1804 LC, SLC 496750 Dunboe 1839 LC Dungiven 1795 Lc Errigal no pre 1870 entries . Faughavale 1802 LC Formoyle or Fermoyle 1860 LC Glendermot or Clondermott 1810 lC Glenely lost Lost Kilcronaghan 1790 Lc Kildollagh no pre 1870 entries . Killelagh no pre 1870 entries . Killowen 1824 LC Kilrea 1801 LC, SLC 908817 Learmount 1832 LC Lissan 1753 LC Maghera 1785 LC Magherafelt 1718 LC Moville, Upper 1814 LC Six towns (in Ballynascreen pairsh) no pre 1870 entries . St. Augustine's (Derry) . . Tamlaght 1801 SLC 824282, LC Tamlaghtard 1747 LC Tamlaght Finlagan 1796 LC Tamlaght O'Crilly (Lower) no pre 1870 entries . Tamlaght O'Crilly (Upper) no pre 1870 entries . Templemore (see Derry Cathedral) . . Termoneeny 1821 LC Woods Chapel (formed from Artrea parish) 1807 LC