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Census Elder McGilligan

Griffith’s Valuation (1857) for Donegal

Surname Given County Parish Location
Elder Andrew Donegal All Saints Glar
Elder Andrew Donegal All Saints Moneygreggan
Elder William Donegal All Saints Portlough
Elder Andrew Donegal All Saints Roughan
Elder David Donegal Burt Ballyederowen
Elder Jane Donegal Burt Ballyederowen
Elder Moses Donegal Burt Ballyederowen
Elder Samuel Donegal Burt Ballyederowen
Elder Samuel Donegal Burt Elaghbeg
Elder John Donegal Clonca Balleelaghan
Elder John Donegal Clonca Norrira
Elder James Donegal Conwal Glencar Irish
Elder Alexander Donegal Conwal Glencar Scotch
Elder James Donegal Conwal Glencar Scotch
Elder William Donegal Conwal Letterkenny
Elder Richard Donegal Donagh Churchland Quarters Inc Carrick Carrow
Elder Robert Donegal Donagh Churchland Quarters Inc Carrick Carrow
Elder Elizabeth Donegal Donagh T/Carndonagh/Market Square
Elder Andrew Donegal Donaghmore Blairstown
Elder Andrew Donegal Donaghmore Scotland
Elder Samuel Donegal Fahan Upper Roosky
Elder James Donegal Kilmacrenan Gortnacorrib
Elder Samuel Donegal Muff Derryvane
Elder John Donegal Raymoghy Milltown
Elder John Donegal Raymoghy Milltown
McGilligan Thomas Donegal Killea Glasmullan
McGilligan Hugh Donegal Killea Town of Carrigans
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Churches McGilligan

Killelagh Parish Church

Killelagh Parish Church

Killelagh Parish Church is located in Swatragh, Co. Londonderry off the Main Street of Swatragh (A29) just after the bridge. According to my mother, the land for this church building was donated by the McGilligan family.

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Elder McGilligan

Elder & McGilligan Birth, Death & Marriage Records

A few months ago, I began to catalog my research of birth, death and marriage indexes for Ireland. The complete catalog will take a considerable time to complete. I will post an announcement every time I upload major updates.

Go to: https://elder-mcgilligan.com/records/

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Births McGilligan

James McGilligan, 1900

James McGilligan was born 10 Feb 1900 in the Roman Catholic parish of Granaghan (Swatragh, Co. Derry). On 22 Jun 1924 he was ordained a priest at Maynooth, Co. Kildare

Schools/Colleges:

  • St. Columb’s College, Derry, Co. Derry
  • St. Patrick’s College, Maynooth, Co. Kildare

Appointments:

  • 1924-5 Post Graduate Studies, Dunboyne House, Maynooth, Co. Kildare
  • 1925-9 Curate in Lissan, Co. Tryone
  • 1929-40 Curate in Carrickmore, Co. Tryone
  • 1925- On loan to Arch-diocese of Armagh

He died 6 Jun 1940 at Carrickmore, Co. Tryone and buried at Carrickmore, Co. Tryone.

Source: Daly, E. and Devlin, K., 1997. The Clergy of the Diocese of Derry: An Index. Dublin, Ireland: Four Court Press. (Page 101)

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Churches McGilligan

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.