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St. Paul’s Church

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The Church of Ireland St. Paul’s Church is located in Garvagh, Co. Londonderry in the parish of Errigal & Desertoghill. My uncle Jack McGilligan was christened and confirmed at St. Paul’s. According to my mother, most of the older children were christened at St. Paul’s. This is not yet confirmed.

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Glendermott Presbyterian Church

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Glendermott Presbyterian Church near Drumahoe, Co. Londonderry. According to exterior wall plaques, the Presbyterian congregation was established back in 1654 and the church building was complete in 1696. The church extension was completed in 1938 by building contractor S. Stewart and architect W. I. Lynch.

The Elder family from Killymallaght is linked to the Glendermott Presbyterian Church.

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Faughanvale Presbyterian Church

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Faughanvale Presbyterian Church near Eglinton, Co. Londonderry. My grand-mother Mary Lavina Walker attended this Church before she married. David John Walker, Mary Lavina Riddles, Thomas Stewart Elder and Mary Lavina Walker are buried at Faughan Vale (See Thomas Stewart Elder & Mary Lavina Walker). Thomas Stewart Elder and Mary Lavina Walker were also married at Faughan Vale.

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St. Guaire’s Parish Church

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St. Guaire’s Parish Church of Aghadowey, Co. Londonderry. John McGilligan I was a rector’s wardin for St. Guaire’s. My parents were married here on September 21st, 1968. My Uncle John “Jack” McGilligan III and all of my mother’s sisters were also married at St. Guaire’s.