County Down, Northern Ireland


County Down (Irish: Contae an D?in) is one of the six counties of Northern Ireland, one of the nine counties of Ulster and one of the traditional thirty-two counties of Ireland.[4][5] It covers an area of 961 sq mi (2,490 km2) and has a population of 531,665. It borders County Antrim to the north, the Irish Sea to the east, County Armagh to the west, and County Louth across Carlingford Lough to the southwest.

In the east of the county is Strangford Lough and the Ards Peninsula. The largest town is Bangor, on the northeast coast. Three other large towns and cities are on its border: Newry lies on the western border with County Armagh, while Lisburn and Belfast lie on the northern border with County Antrim. Down contains both the southernmost point of Northern Ireland (Cranfield Point) and the easternmost point of Ireland (Burr Point).

It was one of two counties of Northern Ireland to have a Protestant majority at the 2001 census. The other Protestant majority County is County Antrim to the north.[6][failed verification]

In March 2018, The Sunday Times published its list of Best Places to Live in Britain, including five in Northern Ireland. The list included three in County Down: Holywood, Newcastle, and Strangford.[7]

Latitude: 54.351894, Longitude: -5.914805


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   Last Name, Given Name(s)    Birth    Person ID 
1 Bedford, Maudlin  1726County Down, Northern Ireland I19366
2 Brown, Jane  1793County Down, Northern Ireland I15882
3 Carse, Archibald  1723County Down, Northern Ireland I17459
4 Carse, James  1789County Down, Northern Ireland I28068
5 Carse, James Henry  1760County Down, Northern Ireland I17461
6 Carse, John  1776County Down, Northern Ireland I17460
7 Carse, John  1848County Down, Northern Ireland I33061
8 Carse, William  14 Jul 1771County Down, Northern Ireland I17678
9 Crawford, John  13 Nov 1833County Down, Northern Ireland I39176
10 Dunfield, Aramiah Nancy  1831County Down, Northern Ireland I16462
11 Dunfield, James  1791County Down, Northern Ireland I19343
12 Dunfield, Jane  1787County Down, Northern Ireland I13324
13 Horner, Ralph  1788County Down, Northern Ireland I15881
14 Horner, Samuel  1760County Down, Northern Ireland I33245
15 Irvine, Isabella  1813County Down, Northern Ireland I43411
16 Knox, Hugh Brian Alexander  1950County Down, Northern Ireland I28098
17 Lockhart, William  Abt 1745County Down, Northern Ireland I29867
18 Lowry, Samuel  1817County Down, Northern Ireland I23946
19 McCann, Anne  1814County Down, Northern Ireland I8
20 McCann, Jane  1819County Down, Northern Ireland I8792
21 McCann, John  1814County Down, Northern Ireland I6715
22 McCracken, Elizabeth  2 Dec 1782County Down, Northern Ireland I15240
23 McCullough, James  2 Mar 1834County Down, Northern Ireland I40264
24 McCullough, John  Oct 1804County Down, Northern Ireland I19485
25 McCullough, Sarah Jane  16 Oct 1836County Down, Northern Ireland I9813
26 McLinton, Eliza Matilda  1826County Down, Northern Ireland I2341
27 McLinton, William  1779County Down, Northern Ireland I3916
28 McNeely, John  1797County Down, Northern Ireland I10943
29 Moorhead, John Moorhead  1777County Down, Northern Ireland I11831
30 Moorhead, Margaret  1802County Down, Northern Ireland I11830
31 Morrison, Mary  County Down, Northern Ireland I19486
32 Nesbit, John  1812County Down, Northern Ireland I30891
33 Nesbitt, James  15 Aug 1808County Down, Northern Ireland I43410
34 Nesbitt, Samuel  15 Sep 1841County Down, Northern Ireland I43412
35 Orr, Anna  at 1820County Down, Northern Ireland I33060
36 Reid, Margaret  19 Feb 1789County Down, Northern Ireland I5223
37 Reid, Mary Jane  1830County Down, Northern Ireland I28069
38 Simpson, Alexander  1792County Down, Northern Ireland I13426
39 Simpson, Elizabeth  1812County Down, Northern Ireland I5559
40 Simpson, James  1786County Down, Northern Ireland I3623
41 Simpson, Mary  1814County Down, Northern Ireland I9282
42 Simpson, Mary Jane  23 Dec 1825County Down, Northern Ireland I19352
43 Simpson, Michael  1819County Down, Northern Ireland I3630
44 Simpson, Samuel Sr.  1795County Down, Northern Ireland I6101
45 Simpson, Thomas  1787County Down, Northern Ireland I5222
46 Simpson, Thomas  1817County Down, Northern Ireland I22527
47 Simpson, Thomas Reid Jr.  6 Oct 1823County Down, Northern Ireland I5451
48 Simpson, William  1784County Down, Northern Ireland I6159
49 Thompson, Mary Ann  15 Feb 1753County Down, Northern Ireland I18092
50 Young, Abram  Abt 1720County Down, Northern Ireland I19365

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   Last Name, Given Name(s)    Death    Person ID 
1 Bedford, Maudlin  1775County Down, Northern Ireland I19366
2 Carse, Robert  17 Jul 1867County Down, Northern Ireland I28111
3 Carse, William  1 Mar 1869County Down, Northern Ireland I17678
4 McCann, Elizabeth "Betty"  1830County Down, Northern Ireland I33057
5 Orr, Anna  Aft 1898County Down, Northern Ireland I33060
6 Young, Abram  Abt 1780County Down, Northern Ireland I19365


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   Last Name, Given Name(s)    Burial    Person ID 
1 Young, Abram  County Down, Northern Ireland I19365

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   Last Name, Given Name(s)    Alt. Birth    Person ID 
1 Crawford, Agnes ANN  1795County Down, Northern Ireland I6160
2 McCann, Jane  1823County Down, Northern Ireland I8792


Matches 1 to 8 of 8

   Family    Marriage    Family ID 
1 Horner / Brown  1810County Down, Northern Ireland F5331
2 Knox / Carse  29 Oct 1884County Down, Northern Ireland F9747
3 McGill / McCann  1840County Down, Northern Ireland F5855
4 Simpson / Crawford  Abt 1811County Down, Northern Ireland F2161
5 Simpson / Dunfield  Abt 1817County Down, Northern Ireland F4422
6 Trimble / Coyne  22 Aug 1903County Down, Northern Ireland F5980
7 Young / Bedford  County Down, Northern Ireland F6529
8 Young / Thompson  7 Sep 1773County Down, Northern Ireland F6048

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