BRENNEN FAMILY CHRONICLES© Christopher Earls Brennen
Datafile 1D. Births in County Antrim
The first part of this appendix is a listing of some of the Brennan (or Brannon, Brenan, Brannion, etc.) entries for County Antrim in the index of registered births or in various church records as indicated. Also shown are the year with the volume and page number of the registration. An asterisk indicates a case in which the full record has been consulted; details of some of these are included in the second part of this appendix.
First Name(s) Surname Area Year Ref. Ch. All County Antrim until 1870: Thomas Brennan Templepatrick 1803 LDS 8401331/59 * Margaret Brennan Templepatrick 1804 LDS 8405331/24 * Mary McCauley Ballysavage 1814 LDS * Mary McAuley Ballynure 1822 LDS * John Brennan Belfast 1824 LDS 7031014/90 * Sarah Anne Brennan Belfast 1829 LDS 7028204/38 * Richard Brennan Belfast 1831 LDS 7031014/90 * James Brenan Belfast 1833 LDS 7035606/31 * Henry Brennan Larne 1826 [c] * William Brennan Larne 1827 [c] * William Henry Brennan Carnamoney 1827 LDS 7708931/26 * Nancy Brennan Islandmagee 1829 [b] * Robert Brennan Islandmagee 1829 [b] * Joseph Brennan Islandmagee 1832 [b] * Margaret Brennan Islandmagee 1832 [b] * Margaret Brennan Islandmagee 1834 [b] * Henry Brennan Islandmagee 1835 [b] * Abigail Brennan Islandmagee 1838 [b] * William Hill Brennan Islandmagee 1839 [b] * William Brennan Islandmagee 1851 [b] * William Kossuth Brennan Belfast 1852 LDS 7907901/41 * Henry Brennan Islandmagee 1854 [b] * Samuel Brennan Islandmagee 1857 [b] * Esther Brennan Islandmagee 1857 [b] * John Brennan Islandmagee 1859 [b] * Sarah Nelson Brennan Islandmagee 1861 [b] * Eliza Jane Brennan Islandmagee 1861 [b] * John Brennan Islandmagee 1863 [b] * Agnes Brennan Larne 1864 6/631 * Alexander Brennan Larne 1864 11/530 * Jane Brannion Larne 1864 6/638 * Mary Branan Castlereagh 1864 Mary Brannen Belfast 1864 6/409 * Barbara Brennan Belfast 1865 16/264 * Charles Brennan Belfast 1865 11/321 * Effie Brannian Larne 1865 11/587 * Eliza Brennan Larne 1865 6/687 * Henry Brennan Larne 1865 11/582 * James Brennan Larne 1865 6/685 * James Brennan Belfast 1865 11/353 * James Brennan Carrickfergus 1865 LDS C701267/5155 * Margaret Brennan Belfast 1865 6/318 * Mary Brennan Larne 1865 6/683 * (female) Brannon Bushmills 1865 LDS C701234/6361 * (female) Brannon Bushmills 1865 LDS C701267/4141 * Eliza Brennan Belfast 1866 6/403 * Ellen Brennan Larne 1866 16/579 * Emily Brennan Larne 1866 1/630 * James Henry Brannon Belfast 1866 16/239 * John Brennan Belfast 1866 6/461 * Mary Brannan Larne 1866 1/634 * Robert Brannan Belfast 1866 16/338 * Robert Brennan Larne 1866 16/581 * Samuel Brennan Larne 1866 11/629 * Sarah Brennan Belfast 1866 16/381 * William Gilliland Brennan Belfast 1866 6/349 ? Agnes Brannion Larne 1867 11/619 * Cathrine Jane Brennan Belfast 1867 1/314 * David Brannion Larne 1867 16/615 * James Brennan Belfast 1867 6/498 * Jane Brennan Larne 1867 1/660 * John Brennan Larne 1867 16/618 * Margaret Jane Brannion Larne 1867 1/643 * Robert John Brannion Larne 1867 1/647 * Thomas Brennan Belfast 1867 11/255 * William Brennan Larne 1867 11/635 * (female) Brennan Larne 1867 6/722 * Adam Brannien Belfast 1868 6/436 * Catherine Brennan Larne 1868 6/733 * Edward Brannion Larne 1868 1/661 * Ellen Brannon Belfast 1868 1/265 * Ellen Brennan Larne 1868 1/658 * George Brannan Belfast 1868 1/439 * James Branon Antrim 1868 11/27 * James Lockhart Brennan Larne 1868 1/654 * Mary Brannan Belfast 1868 6/435 ? Sarah Jane Brennan Ballymoney 1868 6/209 * Thomas Brennan Belfast 1868 11/342 * William Brennan Belfast 1868 11/283 * (male) Brennan Antrim 1868 6/3 * Alice Brennan Belfast 1869 16/371 * Ann Brannen Belfast 1869 6/292 * Elizabeth Brennan Larne 1869 6/709 * Henry Brennan Larne 1869 6/693 * Henry George Brennan Larne 1869 16/611 * James Brennan Larne 1869 16/635 * Jeremiah Brennan Larne 1869 11/632 * Mary Ann Brannon Belfast 1869 1/266 * Matilda Brennan Larne 1869 16/635 * Sarah Jane Brannan Ballycastle 1869 11/91 * Thomas Brennan Belfast 1869 1/441 * Thomas Brennan Belfast 1869 1/308 * (female) Brennan Belfast 1869 1/372 * Catherine Brennan Belfast 1870 11/416 * Edward Brennan Belfast 1870 1/408 * Elizabeth Jane Brennan Belfast 1870 1/290 * Isabella Brennan Larne 1870 16/? [j] * James Brennan Larne 1870 1/713 * John Brannen Ballymena 1870 6/131 * John Brennan Belfast 1870 6/419 * Mary Eliza Brennan Antrim 1870 11/1 * Michael Brannan Ballymoney 1870 6/211 * Patrick Brennen Belfast 1870 11/? Sarah Brennan Belfast 1870 11/41? Theresa Brannen Belfast 1870 6/397 * (male) Brennan Belfast 1870 16/??? (male) Brennan Belfast 1870 6/??? Margaret Brennan Larne 1873 [j] * Richard Brennan Larne 1873 [j] * Robert Brennan Larne 1874 [j] * Mary Hill Brennan Larne 1874 [j] * Hugh Brennan Larne 1874 [j] * James Brennan Larne 1874 [j] * Selected registrations: Mary Isabella Brennan Islandmagee 1873 [b] * Mary Hill Brennan Islandmagee 1874 [b] * Robert Brennan Islandmagee 1874 [b] * Alexander Brennan Beltoy 1879 LDS 8229334/48 * Samuel Brennan Larne 1880(1) 1/642 * Mary Anne Brennan Larne 1880(2) 1/632 * Elizabeth Brennan Larne 1881(3) 1/584 Esther Brannan Larne 1882(1) 1/587 John Brennan Larne 1882(1) 1/573 Mary Brennan Larne 1882(2) 1/595 Mary Jane Brennan Larne 1882(3) 1/543 Samuel Brennan Larne 1882(3) 1/559 Thomas Bell Littlington Carncastle 1892 [a] * Maggie Brennan Belfast 1895 [d] * Mary Hunter Carncastle 1898 [a] * Robert Hunter Carncastle 1901 [a] * Mary Brennan Carncastle 1914 [a] * James Brennan Larne 1918 * Thompson S. Brennan Larne 1918 * James Brennan Larne 1919 * Martha Brennan Larne 1919 * Robert Brennan Carncastle 1919 [a] * Stanley John Brennan Carncastle 1919 [a] * David Lennon Brennan Larne 1920 * Margaret Ann Brennan Carncastle 1950 [a] * Joan Ellanna Brennan Carncastle 1953 [a] * Robert Crawford Brennan Carncastle 1954 [a] * Robert James Brennan Carncastle 1963 [a] * [a] Records of Carncastle Presbyterian Church, County Antrim. [b] Records of First Islandmagee Presbyterian Church, County Antrim. [c] Records of St. Cedma's Parish Church, Larne, County Antrim. [d] From Helen Atkinson, firstname.lastname@example.org [j] From Emerald Ancestors website.
The second part of this appendix contains details of some of the Brennan births obtained at the General Registry Office, Belfast, Northern Ireland, and the LDS Library, Santa Monica. Entries are divided by the areas used in the civil registration index.
Parents: Place: Date: Child's Name: McCauley Ballysavage c.1814 Mary William McAuley + Ballynure Oct.7, 1822 Mary Ann (McMullan) LARNE AREA: Henry Brennan + Larne (bapt.) 1826 Henry Elizabeth (Morrow) of Islandmagee [Bapt. in St. Cedma's, Larne] Samuel Brennan + Larne (bapt.) 1827 William Catherine (Kane) of Magheramore [Bapt. in St. Cedma's, Larne] Joseph + Margaret Islandmagee (bapt.) b.Jul. 1, 1829 Nancy Brennan of Castletown Islandmagee (bapt.) b.May. 4, 1835 Henry [Bapt. in First Islandmagee Presbyterian Church] Robert Brennan + Islandmagee (bapt.) b.Dec.25, 1829 Robert Sarah (Auld) of Gransha Islandmagee (bapt.) b.Apr. 2, 1832 Joseph Islandmagee (bapt.) b.Jan.22, 1838 Abigail [Bapt. in First Islandmagee Presbyterian Church] William Brennan + Islandmagee (bapt.) b.Jun.17, 1832 Margaret Margaret (Wilson) Islandmagee (bapt.) b.Oct. 2, 1834 Margaret of Castletown [Bapt. in First Islandmagee Presbyterian Church] John Brennan + Islandmagee (bapt.) b.Apr. 3, 1839 William Hill Esther (Hill) of Gransha [Bapt. in First Islandmagee Presbyterian Church] Henry Brennan (sailor) Islandmagee (bapt.) b.Jul.13, 1851 William + Mary Ellen (Duff) Islandmagee (bapt.) b.Jan.23, 1854 Henry Islandmagee (bapt.) b.Nov.17, 1857 Samuel Islandmagee (bapt.) b.Jul. 6, 1859 John Islandmagee (bapt.) 1861 Eliza Jane Islandmagee Oct.15, 1866 Ellen Kilcoan, Islandmagee Sep.15, 1869 Henry George Islandmagee (bapt.) 1873 Mary Isabella Islandmagee (bapt.) 1874 Robert [All bapt. First Islandmagee Presbyterian Church] Robert Brennan (farmer) Islandmagee (bapt.) b.Nov.18, 1857 Esther + Jenny Napier (Kane) Islandmagee (bapt.) 1861 Sarah Nelson Islandmagee (bapt.) 1863 John Ballykeel, Islandmagee Sep. 6, 1865 Henry Ballykeel Dec. 8, 1866 Robert Ballykeel May 27, 1869 Henry Islandmagee 1874 Mary Hill [All bapt. First Islandmagee Presbyterian Church] Timothy Brennan + Antrim St., Carrickfergus Mar.22, 1864 Agnes Elizabeth (Gallacher or Gallickar) Court House, Carrickfergus Jan.31, 1866 Emily [Tim is Sergeant, Royal Antrim Artillery Militia] Court House, Carrickfergus Apr.12, 1867 (female) Court House, Carrickfergus Jun.13, 1869 Elizabeth William Brannion (lab.) Middle Div., Carrickfergus Apr.13, 1864 Jane + Margt. Jane (Haggan) Ellis St., Carrickfergus Jan.15, 1867 Margaret [William now a bleacher] Jane [birth at Clipperstown, Carrickfergus. Sarah Haggan present] William Brannion (lab.) Clipperstown, Carrickfergus Mar. 6, 1867 Robert John + Sarah (Haggan) John Brannon (lab.) Carrickfergus Oct.14, 1865 James + Isabella (Hagin) Knockagh, Carrickfergus Feb.10, 1868 Ellen [now Brennan and Haggan] Alexander Brennan (schoolmaster) Waterfoot, Glenarm Jul. 3, 1864 Alexander + Mary (McGaghey?) Waterfoot 1868 Catherine John Brennan (baker) Ballygally 1865 James + Eliza (Fleck) John Brennan (blacksmith) Ballytober, Carncastle 1865 Eliza + Mary (Workman) Ballytober Jul.25, 1867 William Ballytober Jan.17, 1870 James Carnfunnock, Carncastle Jan. 6, 1880 Samuel Ellen Brannion Woodburn, Carrickfergus Jul. 7, 1865 Effie [Martha Gardner present] Bridewell, Carrickfergus Mar.17, 1868 Edward [Euphemia Brannion present] Samuel Brennan (ploughman) Demesne, Kilwaughter Mar.29, 1865 Mary + Margaret (Knox) Demesne, Kilwaughter Jul. 5, 1866 Samuel Demesne, Kilwaughter Nov.21, 1869 Matilda William Brannan (lab.) Woodburn, Carrickfergus Mar.13, 1866 Mary + Jane (Stewart) William Brennan (lab.) Woodburn, Carrickfergus Dec.29, 1868 James Lockhart + Margaret (Lockhart) [Ellen Anderson present] Margaret Brennan (servant) Mill Lane, Larne Feb. 8, 1867 Jane [father: William Gilmore, Smithfield, Belfast] Robert Brannion (lab.) Duncrue, Carrickfergus Jun.22, 1867 Agnes + Margaret (Townsley) [birth at Woodburn, Carrickfergus, Martha Garner present] Beltoy, Glynn Dec.10, 1869 James [now Brennan] Beltoy, Glynn Feb.28, 1879 Alexander [now Margaret (Townsend)] Robert Brennan (lab.) Daveys St., Carrickfergus May 22, 1880 Mary Anne + Margaret (Gowdey?) John Brannion (shoemaker) Woodburn, Carrickfergus Sep.12, 1867 David + Anne (Havern?) [Euphemia Brannion present] Thomas Brennan (lab.) Bryanterry, Carrickfergus Oct.17, 1867 John + Anne (Gallagher) Thomas Brennan (lab.) Waterworks, Carrickfergus Jun.13, 1869 Jeremiah + Anne (McTear) Ellen Brennan Demesne, Kilwaughter Jun.23, 1878 Robert James [Margaret Brennan present] Wright William Brannan (lab.) Sheriff's land, Kilwaughter Jan.16, 1882 Esther + Mary (Whiteford) Rory's Glen, Kilwaughter Apr.28, 1884 Margaret Drumahoe, Kilwaughter Jan. 1, 1887 John Rory's Glen Nov. 5, 1889 Jane Rory's Glen Feb.28, 1892 Lizzie John Brennan (lab.) Drumahoe, Kilwaughter Jun. 7, 1887 Robert + Lizzie (Andrews) Ballykeel, Kilwaughter Sep.14, 1888 David Drumahoe Dec.18, 1889 Samuel Drumahoe Nov.19, 1891 Andrew Drumahoe Apr.30, 1893 George [John listed as yarn-dryer] Drumahoe Nov.19, 1894 Sarah [John listed as yarn worker] Drumahoe Jan.31, 1896 Agnes Samuel Littlington Carncastle (bapt.) Nov.25, 1892 Thomas Bell + Agnes (Brennan) Joseph Hunter + Carncastle (bapt.) Sep.18, 1898 Mary Agnes (Brennan) Carncastle (bapt.) Apr.23, 1901 Robert Robert Brennan (farmer) Carncastle (bapt.) Oct. 2, 1914 Mary + Annie (Maxwell) Carnfunnock Feb.25, 1919 Robert John Brennan (lab.) Millbray, Larne Aug. 7, 1918 James + Mary (Reid) William James Brennan Victoria Rd., Larne Dec. 3, 1918 Thompson + Jeanette (Sittlington) Sittlington Hugh Brennan (lab.) Queen Street, Larne May 10, 1919 Martha + Mary Ann (Davidson) James Brennan St. John's Place, Larne Jun.21, 1919 James (lab.) + Jane (Lennox) Samuel Brennan Ballyboley, Larne Dec.10, 1919 Stanley John (farmer) + Anna (Sheriff) Samuel Brennan + Hope Street, Larne Apr.13, 1920 David Lennon Isabella (Lennon) Robert Brennan + Carncastle (bapt.) Sep.20, 1950 Margaret Ann Jane Harkness (Craig) Carncastle (bapt.) Sep.17, 1963 Robert James Stanley J. Brennan + Carncastle (bapt.) May 13, 1953 Joan Ellanna Mary Annie (Crawford) Carncastle (bapt.) Dec.27, 1954 Robert Crawford
Other Larne area births:
On 25 Oct 1870 Isabella Brennan was born to John Brennan and his wife Isabella formerly HAGAN in the civil district of Larne , sub district of Carrickfergus , County Antrim
On 5 May 1873 Margaret Brennan was born to Ellen Brennan in the civil district of Larne , sub district of Carrickfergus , County Antrim
On 1 Jul 1873 Richard Brennan was born to James Brennan and his wife Eliza formerly HADDEN in the civil district of Larne , sub district of Carrickfergus , County Antrim
On 18 Apr 1874 Robert Brennan was born to Henry Brennan and his wife Mary Ellen formerly DUFF in the civil district of Larne , sub district of Ballycarry , County Antrim
On 5 Apr 1874 Mary Hill Brennan was born to Robert Brennan and his wife Jenney Napier formerly KANE in the civil district of Larne , sub district of Ballycarry , County Antrim
On 15 Aug 1874 Hugh Brennan was born to Robert Brennan and his wife Margaret formerly TOWNSLEY in the civil district of Larne , sub district of Ballynure , County Antrim
On 4 Jul 1874 James Brennan was born to John Brennan and his wife Ann formerly HAVERON in the civil district of Larne , sub district of Ballynure , County Antrim
Parents: Place: Date: Child's Name: BELFAST AREA: John Brennan + Belfast (bapt.) Oct.29, 1824 John Mary (Scott) Belfast (bapt.) Mar.25, 1829 Sarah Anne [now James Brennan] Belfast (bapt.) Mar.23, 1831 Richard [now John Brennan] Belfast (bapt.) Apr. 8, 1833 James [now James Brenan] Robert + Anne Brennan Carnamoney (bapt.) Aug.19, 1827 William Henry William Nassau Brennan Belfast Mar. 2, 1852 William Kossuth James Brennan (dealer) Young's town(?), Apr.14, 1864 Mary + Sarah (Mennter?) Ballymacarrett James Brennan (rag gatherer) Youngstown, Nov.15, 1866 James Henry + Sarah (Quinn) Ballymacarrett 12 Schoolhouse Place, Jul.16, 1870 Sarah Castlereagh, Belfast [James a ragman] Joseph Brennan (grocer of Belfast Hospital Nov. 2, 1865 Barbara 46 Alexander St.) + Belfast Hospital Jun.28, 1868 William Jane (Miskinnon) Belfast Hospital Jan. 5, 1870 Elizabeth Jane [perhaps 16 Alexander St.] Thomas Brennan Friends(?) Entry, Mar.25, 1865 Margaret + Jane (Gibbs) Belfast 6. Bessie Brennan Belfast Workhouse Sep.23, 1865 Charles Belfast Workhouse Feb.20, 1869 (female) Ann Brennan + 18 Lagan Court Jul.29, 1865 James William Stevenson (tobacco spinner) William Brannen (linen lapper) 6 Boyds Place Oct.19, 1866 Robert + Agnes (McCappin) 6 Boyds Place Apr.18, 1868 Adam [now Brannien] Thomas Brennan 42 Cullintree Rd. Jun.20, 1866 Eliza + Eliza (Johnston) James Brennan (power-loom tenter) Whiteabbey Mar.24, 1866 John + Catherine (Lynch) (see also Lisburn area) Henry Brennan (shopman) Greencastle Nov. 8, 1866 Sarah + Margaret (McGeogh) Thomas Brennan (grocer) 114 Great Georges St. Dec.28, 1867 Cathrine Jane + Catherine (McMillin) 114 Great Georges St. Mar.16, 1869 Thomas James Brennan Jordanstown Mar. 4, 1867 James (farmer) + Jordanstown Dec.26, 1868 Thomas Ellen (McCalmont) [James: labourer] Benjamin Brennan (carpenter) 25 Cullingtree St. Jul. 3, 1868 Thomas + Ellen (Megraw) John Brannon (soldier) Cooper's Row, Mar. 5, 1868 Ellen + Isabella (McQuillan) Ballymacarrett Ellen Brannon Castlereagh St., Ballymacarrett Dec.18, 1868 Mary Ann [Margaret Brannon present] William Brannan (flax dresser) 34 Weaver St., Jan. 8, 1868 George + Jane (McMaster) Steigoneill John Brennan (lab. of Scotland) Nov.23, 1869 Alice + Eliza (?) Thomas Brennan (lab.) 9 Barrack St. Oct.23, 1870 Edward + Bridget (Tate) John Brannen (painter) 50 Lettuce Hill Apr.30, 1870 Theresa + Theresa (Conville) James Brennan (lab.) 119 Utility St, Belfast Dec.17, 1895 Maggie + Maggie (Little) [Maggie married John Henry Atkinson] [They were parents of Helen Atkinson's husband] 119 Utility St, Belfast ? ? John ANTRIM AREA: Robert Brennan Templepatrick Pres. Church b.Apr.10, 1803 Thomas Templepatrick Pres. Church b.Apr. 8, 1804 Margaret William Brennan (housepainter) Main St., Antrim Apr.25, 1868 (male) + Mary (Lennon) Main St. Jun.15, 1870 Mary Eliza William Branon (lab.) Donegan, T'ck Jul.12, 1868 James + Sarah Jane (Kinnon) BALLYMENA AREA: John Brennan (lab.) Broughshane Mar. 7, 1864 Samuel + Elizabeth (Woodside) Broughshane Jun.30, 1866 John William Brannen (hackler) Castle St., Ballymena Apr.29, 1870 John + Jane (McMaster) BALLYMONEY AREA: Neill Brennan (farmer) Culmore, Dirran or Jan.15, 1868 Sarah Jane + Bridget (Kelly) Derraw(?), Ballymoney May 28, 1870 Michael [now Neal Brannen] BALLYCASTLE AREA: James Brannon + Bushmills Nov. -, 1865 (female) Elizabeth (McCandless) James Brannan (lab.) Moycraig(?), Sep. 8, 1869 Sarah Jane + Matilda (McNaul?) Drumtullogh
Last updated 1/1/00.
Christopher E. Brennen