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Welcome to All Saints

The parish of All Saints was formally part of the parish Taughboyne.  It is situated in the barony of Raphoe and bounded in the north by Burt parish, in the east by Killea parish, in the south west by Raymochy parish and in the south by Taughboyne parish.  Part of its border also lies on the banks of Lough Swilly. 

Newtowncunningham is the principal town in the parish.  The town takes its name from John Cunningham who came from Aryshire, Scotland.  John Cunningham was granted the lands during the Plantation of Ulster. 

There are three churchs situated in the town - the Church of Ireland, the Presbyterian Church and the Catholic Church.

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Here are some links that may help you with your research in the parish of All Saints.

Census 1901 & 1911

The 1821-1851 census returns were almost destroyed in a fire, the 1861-1891 census returns were destroyed by the Government. The 1901-1911 census returns are available on line free of charge on line on the National Archives of Ireland website.

http://www.census.nationalarchives.ie/

Donegal Genealogy Resources (Lindel Buckley)

http://freepages.genealogy.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~donegal/allsaintsproj.htm

Census search forms

http://censussearchforms.nationalarchives.ie/search/cs/home.jsp

The Tithe Applotment Books

http://titheapplotmentbooks.nationalarchives.ie/search/tab/home.jsp

Griffiths Valuation (includes maps)

http://www.askaboutireland.ie/griffith-valuation/

Griffiths Valuation of Ireland - All Saints, Co. Donegal (no maps included)

http://www.failteromhat.com/griffiths/donegal/allsaints.htm

 

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