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Hetherington Family

Hetherington Family

Posted: 15 Jan 2013 7:20AM GMT
Classification: Query
Surnames: Hetherington
I'm looking for information on my gggrandfather Noble Hetherington, b-1803, in Irvinestone, Fermanagh, Northern Ireland, came to Australia in 1863

Re: Hetherington Family

Posted: 15 Jan 2013 3:08PM GMT
Classification: Query
Edited: 15 Jan 2013 3:08PM GMT
The place where your ancestor comes from is probably Irvinestown. Looking at the 1901 census for that area there were two Hetherington families farming there. One in Drumsara, parish of Derryvullan & the other in Glencoonra, parish of Magheracross. Perhaps these might be related to Noble?

http://www.census.nationalarchives.ie/search/?then

There were Hetheringtons farming in both in Griffiths Valuation in 1862, so they seem to have been in that are a awhile.

http://www.askaboutireland.ie/griffith-valuation/index.xml?a...


The families were both Church of Ireland. It might be worth checking the parish records to see if you can find a baptism or marriage for Noble.

Some of Derryvullan’s records start in 1803, and Magheracross’s in 1800. Copies are held in PRONI, Belfast.
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