Discover if your ancestors appeared in the vestry records for parishes in County Fermanagh between 1763 and 1887. It might be the missing clue you need.
Each record comprises a transcript of the original register. The amount of information listed varies, but the records usually include a combination of the following information about your ancestor:
The Vestry was the administrative meeting to transact the official business of the parish. It was attended by church wardens and other voluntary officers from the community to deal with financial matters, poor relief, and many other issues.
The collection comprises records from Aghavea and Magheraculmoney parishes in County Fermanagh, Northern Ireland.
Fermanagh is one of six counties in Northern Ireland and one of the 32 Irish counties. It’s located in the province of Ulster. Enniskillen is the county town. Fermanagh borders Tyrone, Monaghan, Cavan, Leitrim and Donegal. There are eight baronies – historical subdivisions of counties – in Fermanagh.
Northern Ireland contains six counties and is part of the United Kingdom. It’s situated in the northeast of Ireland and borders with the Republic of Ireland to the south and west. Since the 1998 Good Friday Agreement, Northern Ireland has been largely self-governing. Northern Ireland was formed in 1921, when Ireland was partitioned between Northern Ireland and the South of Ireland by an Act of the British Parliament. Southern Ireland went on to become the Irish Free State in 1922.