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Welcome to Ballymoney Ancestry

Family Search - Search over 55,000 genealogical recordsFor generations, Ballymoney folk have left their homes to travel across the world and begin new lives abroad. Many were pioneers who helped to build the New World in North America, New Zealand and Australia. Others travelled across the Irish Sea seeking work in Britain. They all left behind a land that they loved and ensured that their descendents would always be proud of their family origins back in Co. Antrim.

In recent years, Ballymoney Borough Council has measured a considerable increase in inquiries from families researching Northern Ireland Genealogy in this region. In response to this, and with the assistance of the EU Programme for Building Sustainable Prosperity, we have provided this website as a free, on-line resource.

Ballymoney Ancestry has two aims:

  • to promote the beautiful landscape and remarkable heritage of this historic region
  • to provide information and advice for individuals that are researching Northern Ireland Genealogy specifically their family history in the Ballymoney area

Please explore the wealth of information we have provided and hopefully you will be enticed into coming to enjoy the beautiful and historic Borough of Ballymoney, land of your ancestors.

Ballymoney Ancestry regrets that it cannot carry out family history research on behalf of members of the public. is considering establishing a database of suitably qualified researchers who would provide a research service to those users of the site who require additional significant and detailed research to be carried out on their behalf. See News section for further details.