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.
the 15th December 1897, George Lewis Edgar married Jane Barber,
George’s father was John Edgar, a farmer, George himself is listed as a
carpenter, and his address is given as Kilkeel.
Edgar and his wife Jane appear on the baptism records of this church seven
times, their children are listed below.
Knox Edgar, DOB 18th
Feb 1901, Bapt 24th
Elizabeth Edgar, DOB 21st
Nov 1902, Bapt 15th
Edgar, DOB 8th
March 1905, Bapt 25th
Adam Edgar, DOB 12th
Jan 1907, Bapt 7th
Edgar, DOB 1
St April, Bapt 28th
Edgar, DOB 3rd
July 1912, Bapt 9th
Edgar, DOB 16th ?
1915, Bapt 16th
Edgar married Susan Hanna on the ? Jan 1902, Williams’s father was also called
William Edgar, and he was a farmer from Ballinran Kilkeel.
Edgar married Elizabeth Hanna on the 31st Dec 1907, Johns father was
William Edgar, a farmer from Ballinran Kilkeel.
the 28th July 1933, Silas Dickson married Mary Edgar, Mary’s father
was John Edgar of Ballinran Kilkeel, and witness at the wedding was William
Edgar married Emma Jane Boyd on the 8th Jan 1925, Williams’s father
was also called William Edgar, and he was a farmer from Benagh.
the 19th June 1930, David Scott married Elizabeth Edgar,
Elizabeth’s 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.
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.
PARENTS, Thomas Edgar and Mary Jane Shields
DOB 8th June 1896, Bapt
2nd Aug 1896
Mary Elizabeth, Bapt 1st Sept 1901
Charles Edgar and Mary Jane Leonard CHILDREN
DOB 14th Aug 1897
DOB 14th Nov 1900
?, DOB 1st Sept
John Edgar and Margaret Davidson
Alexander, DOB 18th
LINKED TO THE EDGAR FAMILY OF KILKEEL
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.
Hanna and his wife ( ? ) Edgar had three children, Charlotte Elizabeth 1911,
Margaret 1913 and William 1915.
Graham and Charlotte Edgar have one child on the records Robert George DOB 4th
George Forsythe and Margaret Jane Edgar have three children on the records, they are, Roberta Ann 1959, Marilyn Joyce 1960 and Robert Andrew 1963.
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
Edgar married Jane Carson on the 21st Feb 1843, Thomas father was
? Edgar married Elizabeth McKnight on the 19th Aug 1842, Harry father
is either Alexander or William Edgar of Ballymartin.
McGibbon married Rachel Edgar on the 6th Feb 1843, her father is
either Alexander or William Edgar of Ballymartin.
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.
John Edgar and ( ? )
28th Aug 1791
Street, Presbyterian Church
John Edgar and Mary ( Nichol )
South Street, Newtownards
Edgar, DOB 10th Oct 1939, Bapt 28th Nov 1939
Edgar, DOB 27th Oct 1943, Bapt 1st Dec 1943
Christina Edgar, DOB 10th Dec 1946, Bapt 1st Jan 1947
Elizabeth Edgar, DOB 1st Oct 1953, Bapt 1953
Edgar Paisley, born on the 15th March 1841, Bapt 12th
April 1841, parents Thomas Paisley and Margaret Edgar.
Ferguson, born on the 2nd May 1845, Bapt 25th March 1845,
parents William Ferguson and Grace Edgar.
Ferguson, born 1st May 1846, Bapt 15th Nov 1846, parents
William Ferguson and Grace Edgar.
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
Edgar a farmer from Ballywittcock married Agnes Jane Fleming ?
on the 30th Sept 1887
April 1884, Harry Edgar married ?
Newtownards Presbyterian Church
June 1845, James Edgar (23) married Isabella Ferguson (21), both worked as
weavers, James father was given as Samuel Edgar.
July 1845, James Dorrian (24) married Margaret Edgar (22), her father was
George Edgar a farmer, witness at the wedding was Anne Edgar.
August 1849, John Edgar from
Ballyhay married Eliza Ferguson from
Johns father was James Edgar, and witness at the marriage was Isabella Edgar.
13th August 1859, Henry Gilmore McCutcheon married Anna Edgar, Anna’s father was James a farmer, her profession is listed as dress maker.
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.
dress maker from Loughries
Gilmore, witness at the marriage was
Holywood Church of Ireland
Edgar, son of John Edgar and ? Born
22nd June 1841, baptised 4th July 1841
Edgar, child of John Edgar and ? Born
24th June 1847
Edgar, son of John Edgar and ? Born
4th December 1848 ?, baptised 24th December 1846 ?
: Mothers name was unreadable on records, but it could start with M or be
Banbridge Presbyterian ChuRch
Andrew Edgar and Mary (Brown)
Jane, DOB, 27th Aug 1873
DOB, 28th ? 1874
DOB, 15th April 1876
DOB, 26th April 1879
DOB, 15th May 1880
DOB, 16th March 1884
Robert Edgar and Rachel ( Wright )
Newry Street, Banbridge,
James, DOB, 22nd Aug 1917
DOB, 1st May 1920
Robert Edgar and Lily ( English )
Scarva Hill, Banbridge,
May Olive, DOB, 5th Nov 1924
Hamilton Edgar and Mary ( ? )
DOB, 19th Aug 1841
DOB, 22nd ? 1843
Hamilton Edgar and Martha ( McTeer )
DOB, 10th Nov 1860
DOB, 31st March 1863
Eliza, DOB, ? June 1865
DOB, 3rd April 1870
Hannah, DOB, 31st Oct 1872
Edgar of Ballyvalley Banbridge, appears four times on the baptism records of
this church, as a mother, the children and their father’s name are not on the
records. The dates she appears are, 31st Oct 1833, ( ? ) 1834, 4th
Oct 1835 and 16th Oct 1837.
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.
William Edgar married Isabella W----?, on The 14th July 1826, Andrew W witnessed the marriage----? and William Hall.
Presbyterian Church Banbridge
John Edgar and Mary (Morton)
DOB, 16th May 1882
DOB, 4th Dec 1886
in Rathfriland by the Rev Samuel Barber, years covered 1782 -1811"
Edgar married Agnes Douglass on the 1st June 1802
July 1802, John Copeland to Jane Edgar
February 1803, William Moore to Eliza Edgar
1852, Mrs Edgar
1852, James Edgar (child)
1852, Alexander Edgar (child)
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
PARENTS, Alex Edgar and Margaret (Johnston)
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)
Mary Jane, 2nd Feb 1817
Jane ?, 18th April 1819
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
Samuel, 4th Sept 1825
Samuel Edgar and Mary Mc ?
5th Sept 1830, ( 2nd child )
14th Oct 1832, ( 3rd child )
Samuel Edgar and ? ( 2nd wife )
Jane, 29th July 1849
23rd Dec 1851
19th Nov 1854
Alexander Edgar and ?
13th Feb 1851 ( 2nd child )
24th June 1853
Jane, 2nd May 1856
18th Oct 1858
14th Jan 1862
Andrew Edgar and Margaret Woods ?
, 3rd July 1854 ( 1st child )
2nd May 1856
Jane, 18th Oct 1858
29th May 1860
29th July 1862
18th Sept 1864
11th July 1867
Thomas Edgar and Mary Bell
28th June 1835
16th April 1837
James Edgar and Jane Bigham ?
Jane, 29th July 1849 (2nd child)
31st Aug 1851
James Edgar and Susan Mc Mullan ? (2nd wife)
Jane, 12th April 1857
25th Aug 1861
14th May 1868 (4th child)
Alexander Edgar and ?
Bell or Boyd
Jane, 6th Sept 1863 (1st child)
27th July 1865
1st Oct 1865 (2nd
Bingham married Essie Edgar on the 9th October 1883, Essie father was
Alexander Edgar, and he is listed as a farmer from Aughnavalloo.
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.
McCauley married Margaret Edgar on the 3rd November 1898,
Margaret’s father was Andrew Edgar, from Aughnavalloo, and Thomas McCauley and
Martha Edgar witnessed the marriage.
McIlheen married Martha Edgar on the ? July 1900, Martha’s father was
Alexander Edgar, from Aughnavalloo.
John Edgar 1834
RATHFRILAND PRESBYTERIAN CHURCH
Edgar, from Aughnavalloo, died 3rd July 1941, age 77
Rev Samuel Edgar, age 75
Agnes Edgar, born 17th July 1889, died 9th October 1972
1st Ballynahinch Presbyterian Church
1st February 1843, John the son of Aughtry Edgar
14th May 1844, Aughtry son of Aughtry Edgar
1st Broadmills Presbyterian Church
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
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
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
Mary, bapt 2nd July 1784 (4th child)
PARENTS: James Edgar and Mary Mossgrove
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
Joseph, bapt 9th October 1808
PARENTS: John Edgar and ?
John, bapt 18th July 1816 (3rd child)
PARENTS: Samuel Edgar and Jane Harper
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
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
? - (2nd child) bapt 18th February 1814
? - bapt 1823
PARENTS: Robert Edgar and Jane Harper
Married in Lissara 15th August 1815
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 Edgar21/2/1864 William Edgar20/4/1866 William Edgar (not an error)13/4/1869 Samuel Edgar14/7/1870 Hamilton Edgar23/8/1872 Alexander Edgar26/12/1875 Robert Alexander Edgar5/8/1876 Ellen Jane Edgar28/11/1879 Margaret Anne Edgar
Old Randalstown Presbyterian Co Antrim
Baptisms 1853 - 1944 and Marriages 1845 - 1910
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.
PRESBYTERIAN PARISH OF ARMAGH
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
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.
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.
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:
James Leslie Edgar, born 20th December 1858
Melvyn Edgar, born 23rd January 1861
Sarah Helena Edgar, born 16th July 1863