County Down, Ireland


Tree: Abernathy, Hugh and Mary Hamilton
Notes: County Down, (Contae an Din in Irish - meaning the Fort) is one of the nine counties that form Ulster and one of six counties that form Northern Ireland. The county forms an area of 2,448 km (945 square miles). It lies in the province of Ulster. The estimated population in 1992 was 416,600, a more recent approximation puts it at about 516,000.[citation needed] The county town is Downpatrick and the largest town is Bangor

Down contains both the southernmost point in Northern Ireland (Cranfield Point) and the easternmost point on the island of Ireland (Burr Point).

The county borders County Antrim to the north, the Irish Sea to the east and County Armagh to the west. It is one of only two historic counties of Northern Ireland to presently have a majority of the population from a Protestant community background, according to the 2001 census. The other is County Antrim.

County/Shire : Latitude: 54.525863, Longitude: -5.803527


Matches 1 to 2 of 2

   Last Name, Given Name(s)    Birth    Person ID   Tree 
1 Abernathy, Hugh  Abt 1743County Down, Ireland I25423 Abernathy, Hugh and Mary Hamilton 
2 Straine, Isabella  10 Feb 1784County Down, Ireland I25427 Abernathy, Hugh and Mary Hamilton 
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