The McClay Gravestone Inscriptions PRONI


Layout of headstones Old Priory, Dungiven (McClay)

The McClay papers document reference D/3672 at PRONI consists of 14 volumes of loose-leaf manuscript deposited by Mrs E McClay. The material consists mostly of gravestone inscriptions from North Antrim and Derry. They seem to have been compiled in the 1960s. There are 14 folders 10 of which have gravestone inscriptions, handwritten on loose-leaf sheets. The folders contain:

1. The Hollow Roman Catholic Church; Ballykelly Old Roman Catholic; Limavady Roman Catholic (St. Mary’s); Limavady Covenanters; Limavady Church of Ireland; Drumachose Presbyterian Church; First Limavady Presbyterian Church; Derrylane Presbyterian Church (outside Limavady); Drumsurn Old Chapel; Drumsurn New Chapel; Old Drummond (near Limavady); Balteagh Presbyterian Church, Largy Presbyterian; Ardmore New Churchyard, Balteagh Church of Ireland (near Limavady).

2.  Park Church of Ireland; Fincairn Roman Catholic Church, Park; Carnabane (near Park) Roman Catholic Church; Straid Old Church (near Park); Banagher Presbyterian Church; Old Cumber Church; New Cumber Church; Claudy Roman Catholic Church; Killaloo Church of Ireland; Cumber Holy Trinity; Aughill Roman Catholic churchyard; Ardmore Old; Ardmore New.

3.  Myroe Presbyterian Church; Old Churchyard Aghanloo; Aghanloo New Church of Ireland; St Aidan's mixed churchyard; St Aidan's Roman Catholic churchyard; Magilligan Presbyterian churchyard; Duncrum Church of Ireland; Dunboe-Downhill old churchyard; Castlerock Presbyterian burying ground at Downhill; Milltown Roman Catholic Church at Downhill; Dunboe Presbyterian Church; St Paul's Dunboe Church of Ireland; Dunboe Presbyterian Church, Ballinrees; Fermoyle Church of Ireland; St Mary's Church, Macosquin; Old Camus outside Coleraine; Portstewart old church; Portstewart Roman Catholic cemetery; new cemetery Portstewart Church of Ireland; New council cemetery.

4.  Eglinton Parish Church, Faughanvale; Faughanvale Presbyterian Church; Cregan Roman Catholic Church, Faughanvale; Faughanvale Old Church; Walworth Old Church, Ballykelly; Ballykelly Presbyterian Church; Ballykelly Church of Ireland; Old Tamlaght, Ballykelly; Balteagh Presbyterian Church (Lislane).

5.  Old Ballymoney, Drumreagh Presbyterian, Vow Old, Toberkeigh Presbyterian, Old Church and new burying ground near White Park Bay, Ballintoy Church of Ireland, Old Knockans Finvoy, Finvoy Parish

6.  Dunluce Old Church, Ballywatt Presbyterian, Derrykeighan Old Church, Dervock Presbyterian, Toberdoney Presbyterian, Mosside Presbyterian, Roseyards Presbyterian, Stranocum War Memorial 1914-1918, Bushvale Presbyterian (2nd Kilraughts), Kilraughts Reformed Presbyterian, Loughguile New Cemetery, Loughguile Old Cemetery.

7.  Ballywillan New (Portrush), Roman Catholic new burying ground (Portrush), Ballywillan Old, Ballyrashane Presbyterian, Ballyrashane Church of Ireland, Old Loughan (outside Coleraine), St Paul's Kildollagh Church of Ireland (outside Coleraine), St Patrick's Coleraine, Aghadowey Presbyterian.

8.  Aghadowey Roman Catholic Church; Ballylaggan Presbyterian Church; Ballylintagh Presbyterian Church; Ballylaggan Reformed Presbyterian Church; Aghadowey Church of Ireland - St Guaire's Agivey Old Church; Killaig Presbyterian Church; Ringsend Roman Catholic Church (nil); Ringsend Presbyterian Church; Crossgar Presbyterian Church.

9.  Finvoy Presbyterian, Ballyweaney Presbyterian, Clough Parish Church, Cloughmills Parish Church, Cloughmills Reformed Presbyterian, Clough Old Church, new Armoy Parish Church, Armoy Presbyterian Church.

10. Maghera Old Church; St Lurach's Church of Ireland; Maghera Presbyterian Church; Old Church Mullagh outside Muragh; Old Roman Catholic church outside Swatragh; Swatragh Presbyterian church; Swatragh Church of Ireland; Old Priory Dungiven; Dungiven Parish Church; Dungiven Presbyterian church; Bovevagh new Church of Ireland; Bovevagh old Church of Ireland; Bovevagh Presbyterian church; Banagher new Church of Ireland; Dungiven Roman Catholic church; Old Church Dungiven.

11/, 12/ and 13 are volumes of genealogical research notes on families in County Donegal, Fermanagh, Derry and Tyrone.

14.  Printed notice about the proceedings of a general meeting of Tirkeeran Branch of the North West Farming Society.

McClay transcriptions Old Priory, Dungiven 


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