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Edgar Family Church Records

 

The following information I have collected from the records of a number of church's in Northern Ireland, I hope you find it both interesting and helpful.

Richard Edgar

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KILKEEL  PRESBYTERIAN  CHURCH

MARRIAGES 

On the 15th December 1897, George Lewis Edgar married Jane Barber, Georgeís father was John Edgar, a farmer, George himself is listed as a carpenter, and his address is given as Kilkeel.

George Edgar and his wife Jane appear on the baptism records of this church seven times, their children are listed below.  

John Knox Edgar,   DOB 18th Feb 1901,   Bapt 24th March 1901

Sarah Elizabeth Edgar,   DOB 21st Nov 1902,   Bapt 15th March 1903

George Edgar,   DOB 8th March 1905,   Bapt 25th May 1905

William Adam Edgar,   DOB 12th Jan 1907,   Bapt 7th July 1907

Mary Edgar,   DOB 1            St April,   Bapt 28th Nov 1909

Christina Edgar,   DOB 3rd July 1912,   Bapt 9th Nov 1913

Thomas Edgar,   DOB 16th ? 1915,   Bapt 16th March 1915 

 

William Edgar married Susan Hanna on the ? Jan 1902, Williamsís father was also called William Edgar, and he was a farmer from Ballinran Kilkeel. 

John Edgar married Elizabeth Hanna on the 31st Dec 1907, Johns father was William Edgar, a farmer from Ballinran Kilkeel. 

On the 28th July 1933, Silas Dickson married Mary Edgar, Maryís father was John Edgar of Ballinran Kilkeel, and witness at the wedding was William Edgar. 

William Edgar married Emma Jane Boyd on the 8th Jan 1925, Williamsís father was also called William Edgar, and he was a farmer from Benagh. 

On the 19th June 1930, David Scott married Elizabeth Edgar, Elizabethís father is named as George Edgar ( deceased ) from Kilkeel, and witness at the wedding was Mary Edgar. 

Charles Leonard Edgar married Prudence Wilson on the 18th Aug 1932, Charles was a farmer from Derryoque, Charles father was also called Charles Edgar, and he is listed on the records as  deceased.

 

GREYABBEY  CHURCH OF IRELAND

Anne Edgar, born 11th August 1839, was baptized 1st September 1839, the child of William and Mary Edgar, William was a labourer from Ballybot. 

Thomas Edgar, born 2nd November 1839, was baptized 6th November 1839, the child of James and Mary Jane Edgar, James was a farmer.   

Margaret Edgar, born 4th June 1843, was baptized 7th June 1843, the child of James and Mary Jane Edgar, James was a farmer.

Mary Edgar, born 17th October 1849, was baptized 29th October 1849, the child of James and Mary Jane Edgar, James was a farmer. 

Victor Edgar, born 21st August 1907, was baptized 29th September 1837, the child of Hugh and Amelia Edgar, Hugh was a Coachman. 

KILKEEL  PRESBYTERIAN  CHURCH 

CHILDREN

PARENTS, Thomas Edgar and Mary Jane Shields

John,   DOB 8th June 1896,   Bapt 2nd Aug 1896

Mary Elizabeth,   Bapt 1st Sept 1901

PARENTS, Charles Edgar and Mary Jane Leonard CHILDREN

William,   DOB 14th Aug 1897

?    DOB 14th Nov 1900

Minnie ?,   DOB 1st Sept 1901 

 

PARENTS, John Edgar and Margaret Davidson

CHILD

Noel Alexander,   DOB 18th Dec 1935 

 

ALSO LINKED TO THE EDGAR FAMILY OF KILKEEL 

John Norris and his wife Charlotte Edgar had eight children, John Ivan 1916, Jean Elizabeth 1918, Thomas James 1919, Winfred 1920, Leslie 1923, William Leonard 1924, Blanche and Muriel. 

William Hanna and his wife ( ? ) Edgar had three children, Charlotte Elizabeth 1911, Margaret 1913 and William 1915. 

George Graham and Charlotte Edgar have one child on the records Robert George DOB 4th Sept 1946. 

George Forsythe and Margaret Jane Edgar have three children on the records, they are, Roberta Ann 1959, Marilyn Joyce 1960 and Robert Andrew 1963. 

ANNALONG PRESBYTERIAN CHURCH 

MARRIAGES 

Thomas Edgar married Ellen Rafael ?, on the 18th July 1851, Thomas was a farmer, and the son of William Edgar a farmer, the marriage was witnessed by John Edgar. 

Thomas Edgar married Jane Carson on the 21st Feb 1843, Thomas father was David Edgar. 

Harry ? Edgar married Elizabeth McKnight on the 19th Aug 1842, Harry father is either Alexander or William Edgar of Ballymartin. 

Joseph McGibbon married Rachel Edgar on the 6th Feb 1843, her father is either Alexander or William Edgar of Ballymartin.  

 

KATESBRIDGE PRESBYTERIAN CHURCH 

Samuel John Edgar married Ann Dorothy Potts on the 9th Feb 1933, he was a 21-year-old farmer, the son of Samuel Edgar of Sliveaboley. 

 

UNITARIAN CHURCH NEWRY 

PARENTS: John Edgar and ( ? )

Canal Street, Newry

Child: Julianna Edgar

Bapt: 28th Aug 1791 

 

NEWTOWNARDS 

Regent Street, Presbyterian Church 

PARENTS, John Edgar and Mary ( Nichol )

16 South Street, Newtownards

CHILDREN

Thomas Edgar, DOB 10th Oct 1939, Bapt 28th Nov 1939

John Edgar, DOB 27th Oct 1943, Bapt 1st Dec 1943

Margaret Christina Edgar, DOB 10th Dec 1946, Bapt 1st Jan 1947

Mary Elizabeth Edgar, DOB 1st Oct 1953, Bapt 1953 

 

James Edgar Paisley, born on the 15th March 1841, Bapt 12th April 1841, parents Thomas Paisley and Margaret Edgar. 

John Ferguson, born on the 2nd May 1845, Bapt 25th March 1845, parents William Ferguson and Grace Edgar. 

David Ferguson, born 1st May 1846, Bapt 15th Nov 1846, parents William Ferguson and Grace Edgar. 

Marriage 

On the 22nd Oct 1881, John Edgar ( age 63 ) married Agnes Robb ( age 51 ) they are listed as widow and widower, and Johns father is named as John Edgar, and he gave his address as Mill Street Newtownards. 

 

Ballyblack Presbyterian Church 

Samuel Edgar ( farmer ) married Mary McIlwaine ?, on the 6th July 1887

 

Samuel Edgar a farmer from Ballywittcock married Agnes Jane Fleming ?

on the 30th Sept 1887

 

4th April 1884, Harry Edgar married ? 

 

NEWTOWNARDS 

First Newtownards Presbyterian Church 

18th June 1845, James Edgar (23) married Isabella Ferguson (21), both worked as weavers, James father was given as Samuel Edgar.  James give his address as Lougheriscouse.

13th July 1845, James Dorrian (24) married Margaret Edgar (22), her father was George Edgar a farmer, witness at the wedding was Anne Edgar.   

17th August 1849, John Edgar from Ballyhay married Eliza Ferguson from Newtownards, Johns father was James Edgar, and witness at the marriage was Isabella Edgar. 

13th August 1859, Henry Gilmore McCutcheon married Anna Edgar, Annaís father was James a farmer, her profession is listed as dress maker.

19th Nov 1879, James Edgar a farmer from Ballyhaft married Ellen Jane Rankin, James father was Samuel Edgar, and witness at the marriage was Maggie Edgar.  

10th Nov 1897, Edith Edgar a dress maker from Loughries married John Gilmore, witness at the marriage was Mary Edgar.  

    

Holywood Church of Ireland

John Edgar, son of John Edgar and ?  Born 22nd June 1841, baptised 4th July 1841 

M Edgar, child of John Edgar and ?  Born 24th June 1847 

William Edgar, son of John Edgar and ?  Born 4th December 1848 ?, baptised 24th December 1846 ? 

Note : Mothers name was unreadable on records, but it could start with M or be Phoebe. 

 

1st Banbridge Presbyterian ChuRch  

 PARENTS, Andrew Edgar and Mary (Brown)

ADDRESS, Ballyvalley, Banbridge,

CHILDREN

Annie Jane,  DOB, 27th Aug 1873

Andrew, DOB, 28th ?  1874

Samuel, DOB, 15th April 1876

William, DOB, 26th April 1879

Hamilton, DOB, 15th May 1880

Robert, DOB, 16th March 1884 

 

PARENTS, Robert Edgar and Rachel ( Wright )

ADDRESS, Newry Street, Banbridge,

CHILDREN

William James, DOB, 22nd Aug 1917

Robert, DOB, 1st May 1920 

 

PARENTS, Robert Edgar and Lily ( English )

ADDRESS, Scarva Hill, Banbridge,

CHILD

Annie May Olive, DOB, 5th Nov 1924 

 

PARENTS, Hamilton Edgar and Mary ( ? )

CHILDREN

Thomas, DOB, 19th Aug 1841

James, DOB, 22nd ?  1843 

 

PARENTS, Hamilton Edgar and Martha ( McTeer )

ADDRESS, Ballydown, Banbridge,

CHILDREN

Robert, DOB, 10th Nov 1860

Andrew, DOB, 31st March 1863

Jane Eliza, DOB, ? June 1865

James, DOB, 3rd April 1870

Hannah, DOB, 31st Oct 1872

 

Elizabeth Edgar of Ballyvalley Banbridge, appears four times on the baptism records of this church, as a mother, the children and their fatherís name are not on the records. The dates she appears are, 31st Oct 1833, ( ? ) 1834, 4th Oct 1835 and 16th Oct 1837. 

 

1st Banbridge Presbyterian ChuRch

Also on the records of this church, a Sam Bell and his wife Ellen (Edgar) of Ballyvalley Banbridge had three children baptised, William John 1868, Andrew 1873 and Jane 1875.    

 

MARRIAGE 

William Edgar married Isabella W----?, on The 14th July 1826, Andrew W witnessed the marriage----? and William Hall.

 

Bannside Presbyterian Church Banbridge 

PARENTS, John Edgar and Mary  (Morton)

ADDRESS, Bannford, Banbridge,

CHILDREN

John, DOB, 16th May 1882

Ellen, DOB, 4th Dec 1886 

 

Rathfriland Presbyterian Church 

MARRIAGES

ďMarriages in Rathfriland by the Rev Samuel Barber, years covered 1782 -1811"

Hamilton Edgar married Agnes Douglass on the 1st June 1802

28th July 1802, John Copeland to Jane Edgar 

25th February 1803, William Moore to Eliza Edgar 

DEATHS 

1852, Mrs Edgar

1852, James Edgar (child)

1852, Alexander Edgar (child)

ACCOUNTS

Alexander Edgar and James Edgar both paying into the church 1866

Andrew Edgar paying 1875 - 1884 and 1889 - 1900

John Edgar and James Edgar both paying 1889 - 1900

BAPTISMS

PARENTS, Alex Edgar and Margaret (Johnston)

CHILDREN

Jane, 10th Jan 1805, (listed as 2nd child, 2 years old)

John, 7th April 1805, (3rd child)

Sarah, 5th April 1806

 

PARENTS, Alexander Edgar and Elizabeth (Mc Kinley)

CHILDREN

Mary Jane, 2nd Feb 1817

Jane ?, 18th April 1819

Agnes, 22nd July 1821

Andrew, 26th Oct 1823

James, 21st May 1826

Elizabeth, 14th Dec 1826

Alexander, 17th April 1831

Margaret ?, 22nd Sept 1833

 

PARENTS, James Edgar and ? Wallace

CHILD

Samuel, 4th Sept 1825

 

PARENTS, Samuel Edgar and Mary Mc ?

CHILDREN

Mary, 5th Sept 1830, ( 2nd child )

 Samuel, 14th Oct 1832, ( 3rd child )

 

 

BAPTISMS  RATHFRILAND  PRESBYTERIAN  CHURCH

 

PARENTS, Samuel Edgar and  ? ( 2nd wife )

CHILDREN

Sarah Jane, 29th July 1849

Margaret, 23rd Dec 1851

Agnes, 19th Nov 1854

 

PARENTS, Alexander Edgar and ? 

CHILDREN

Jane, 13th Feb 1851 ( 2nd child )

John, 24th June 1853

Mary Jane, 2nd May 1856

Samuel, 18th Oct 1858

Essey, 14th Jan 1862

 

PARENTS, Andrew Edgar and Margaret Woods ?

CHILDREN

? , 3rd July 1854 ( 1st child )

Alexander, 2nd May 1856

Elizabeth Jane, 18th Oct 1858

John, 29th May 1860

James, 29th July 1862

Annie, 18th Sept 1864

Andrew, 11th July 1867

 

PARENTS, Thomas Edgar and Mary Bell

CHILDREN

William, 28th June 1835

Samuel, 16th April 1837

 

PARENTS, James Edgar and Jane Bigham ?

CHILDREN

Emma Jane, 29th July 1849 (2nd child)

Elizabeth, 31st Aug 1851

 

PARENTS, James Edgar and Susan Mc Mullan ? (2nd wife)

CHILDREN

Elizabeth Jane, 12th April 1857

Alexander, 25th Aug 1861

John, 14th May 1868 (4th child) 

 

PARENTS, Alexander Edgar and  ?  Bell or Boyd

CHILDREN

Agnes Jane, 6th Sept 1863 (1st child)

William, 27th July 1865

David, 1st Oct 1865 (2nd child) 

 

Brookvale Presbyterian Church

Rathfriland Co Down 

MARRIAGES 

William Bingham married Essie Edgar on the 9th October 1883, Essie father was Alexander Edgar, and he is listed as a farmer from Aughnavalloo. 

David Dickson married Mary Jane Edgar on the 3rd November 1898, Mary father was Alexander Edgar, a farmer from Aughnavalloo, and Annie Edgar and Ralph Dickson witnessed this marriage. 

James McCauley married Margaret Edgar on the 3rd November 1898, Margaretís father was Andrew Edgar, from Aughnavalloo, and Thomas McCauley and Martha Edgar witnessed the marriage. 

Robert McIlheen married Martha Edgar on the ? July 1900, Marthaís father was Alexander Edgar, from Aughnavalloo. 

 

Gravestones in Rathfriland 

 FIRST  RATHFRILAND  PRESBYTERIAN CHURCH 

John Edgar 1834

 

SECOND RATHFRILAND PRESBYTERIAN CHURCH 

William Edgar, from Aughnavalloo, died 3rd July 1941, age 77 

Alexander Edgar, Aughnavalloo 

Rev Samuel Edgar, age 75

 

BROOKVALE PRESBYTERIAN CHURCH 

Agnes Edgar, born 17th July 1889, died 9th October 1972

 

1st Ballynahinch Presbyterian Church

Baptisms

1st February 1843, John the son of Aughtry Edgar

14th May 1844, Aughtry son of Aughtry Edgar

 

1st Broadmills Presbyterian Church

Burials

Agnes Edgar, age 21, the wife of Hugh Edgar of Barnamaghery, died 25th January 1897

_ ? _ Edgar, age 34, the son of Joseph Edgar of Barnamaghery, died 4th May 1898

 

Donaghmore Presbyterian Church Newry

Baptisms

Esther J Edgar the daughter of J Edgar and Mary Grant, of Kircreelly, Bapt 30th October 1804

 J Edgar the child of J Edgar and Mary Grant, of Kircreelly, Bapt 1st March 1808

Francis Edgar the child of J Edgar and Mary Grant, of Kircreelly, Bapt 18th December 1814

E Edgar the child of Samuel Edgar and E Ferguson, Bapt 20th November 1808

 

Killany / Boardmills Presbyterian Church

 

PARENTS: John Edgar and Isabella Graham

CHILDREN

John, bapt 18th September 1782 (5th child)

Jennet, bapt 21st March 1785 (6th child)

Isabella, bapt 12th July 1787 (7th child)

Rebecca, bapt 16th February 1793 (8th child)

 

PARENTS: Robert Edgar and Mary Smith

CHILD

Mary, bapt 2nd July 1784 (4th child)

 

PARENTS: James Edgar and Mary Mossgrove

CHILDREN

James, bapt 26th April 1783

Eliza, bapt 7th September 1785

Mary, bapt 15th February 1788

John, bapt 20th August 1789

Samuel, bapt 1st May 1792

William, bapt 4th March 1795

Mary, bapt 12th March 1787

Robert, bapt 28th May 1800

 

PARENTS: Robert Edgar and Elizabeth Dunne

CHILD

Joseph, bapt 9th October 1808

 

PARENTS: John Edgar and ?

CHILD

John, bapt 18th July 1816 (3rd child)

 

PARENTS: Samuel Edgar and Jane Harper

CHILDREN

Mary, bapt 12th January 1809 (1st child)

Jane, bapt 7th August 1810 (2nd child)

Robert, bapt 10th September 1814 (4th child)

 

PARENTS: John Edgar and Jane Edgar

CHILDREN

John Sturgeon, bapt 20th December 1812 (2nd child)

? - bapt 26th January 1814 (3rd child)

David, bapt 8th March 1816 (4th child)

 

PARENTS: John Edgar and Margaret Harvey

CHILDREN

? - (2nd child) bapt 18th February 1814

? - bapt 1823

 

PARENTS: Robert Edgar and Jane Harper

Married in Lissara 15th August 1815

CHILD

William, bapt 18th July 1814 (1st child)

 

Killyleagh 2nd Presbyterian Church

Hamilton Edgar married Ellen Brown on the 31st August 1861, Hamiltons father was John Edgar, a labourer, Ellens father was William Brown, a labourer.  The marriage was witnessed by Eliza Anne Ritchie, Samuel Brown.  Hamiltons profession is listed as a flax bundler.  Hamilton and Ellen went on to have the following children:

22/8/1862          John Edgar
 
21/2/1864         William Edgar
 
20/4/1866         William Edgar  (not an error)
 
13/4/1869        Samuel Edgar
 
14/7/1870        Hamilton Edgar
 
23/8/1872        Alexander Edgar
 
26/12/1875      Robert Alexander Edgar
 
5/8/1876          Ellen Jane Edgar
 
28/11/1879      Margaret Anne Edgar
 
 
 

Old Randalstown Presbyterian Co Antrim 

Baptisms 1853 - 1944 and Marriages 1845 - 1910

 
Henry Edgar, son of Henry Edgar, Baptized 1855
 
Ann Edgar, daughter of Henry Edgar, Baptized 19th July 1857
 
James Adgar, son of David Edgar, from Aughalogin (?) Mother Eliza Percy, Baptised 4th April 1867
 
Mary Elizabeth Edgar, daughter of David Edgar and Eliza Percy, from Aughalogin (?) Baptized 16th June 1869
 
Martha Edgar, daughter of James Edgar and Margaret Fenton, from Aughalogin (?) Baptised 29th June 1869
 
  ?  John Edgar, son of James Edgar Aughalogin (?) Baptized 11th December 1873
 
Thomas Edgar, son of David Edgar and Eliza Percy, from Aughalogin (?) Baptized July 1876
 
David Edgar, son of David Edgar and Eliza Percy, from Aughalogin (?) Baptized 7th May 1878
 
Robert Edgar, son of James Edgar and Margaret Fenton, from Aughalogin (?) Baptised 12th June 1879
 
Elizabeth Edgar, daughter of John Edgar from Randalstown, DOB 28th May 1886, Baptized 5th September 1886
 
Robert Edgar, son of Henry Edgar and Matilda (?) Baptized 19th December 1887
 
Samuel Edgar, son of Henry (?) Edgar, Baptized 27th April 1890
 
David Edgar, son of John Edgar of Randalstown, Baptized 16th April 1894
 
James Edgar, son of Henry Edgar and    (?)    Chesney, DOB 24th August 1894, Baptized 11th December 1895
 
Margaret Edgar, daughter of Robert Edgar from Randalstown, DOB 29th August 1910, Baptized 16th October 1910
 
Annie Edgar, daughter of Robert Edgar from Randalstown, Baptized 24th November 1912
 
Dora Edgar, daughter of John Edgar and __(?)   Bates, DOB 21st February 1922, Baptized 2nd April 1922
 
Henry James Edgar, son of John Edgar and Mary Bates, DOB 1926
 
Sarah Elizabeth Edgar, daughter of John Edgar and Mary Bates, DOB 5th July 1929, Baptized 17th November 1929
 

Marriages in Old Randalstown Presbyterian Church

David Edgar married Elizabeth Percy on 28th July 1860, David was a weaver from Aughalogin, and his father was John Edgar, also a weaver.

 
James Edgar married Margaret Fenton on 4th November 1869, James was a weaver from Aughalogin, and is father was John Edgar, also a weaver.
 
John Edgar married Dorothy    (?)    on 9th July 1906, John was a farmer and his father was listed as Henry Edgar deceased.
 

PRESBYTERIAN PARISH OF ARMAGH

Baptisms

22nd January 1709, George the son of William Edgar

27th November 1715, Elenor the daughter of James Edgar

17th August 1718, Agnes the daughter of James Edgar

9th April 1721, Andrew the son of James Edgar

12th June 1726, Mary the daughter of James Edgar

 

ROSEMARY STREET PRESBYTERIAN CHURCH BELFAST

16th March 1741, William Edgar married Ann Smith

16th June 1745, James Edgar married Margaret Tate

30th January 1753, David Edgar married Jane Greg

 

TOWNSEND STREET PRESBYTERIAN CHURCH BELFAST

James Edgar (40) a soldier married Eliza Robinson on the 16th September 1854, James father was John Edgar a Mechanic from Belfast, witnesses at the wedding were George Edgar and Matilda Livingstone.

John Edgar (27) a cotton spinner married Ann Jane Robinson on the 5th November 1856, John's father was John Edgar a Mechanic from New Lodge, Belfast, witnesses at the wedding were Robert Edgar and Eliza Robinson.

Ethel Agnes Edgar was baptized 6th November 1887, she was born 10th July 1887, the child of Joseph and Mary Elizabeth Edgar, of Peters Hill, Belfast.

Charlotte Magee Edgar was baptized 7th April 1889, she was born 12th March 1889, the child of Joseph and Mary Elizabeth Edgar, of Peters Hill, Belfast.

 

DROMARA Co DOWN

Alexander Edgar (born approx 1834) married Maria Leslie on the 2nd May 1857, Alexander and Maria had three children: