Family Research – English, Scottish and Irish Genealogy


Welcome to the Lurgan Ancestry Project

Lurgan (from the Irish: an Lorgain meaning “the long ridge”) is a town in County Armagh, Northern Ireland. The town is near the southern shore of Lough Neagh and in the north-eastern corner of the county. Now part of the Craigavon Borough Council area, Lurgan is about 18 miles (29 km) south-west of Belfast and is linked to the city by both the M1 motorway and the Dublin–Belfast railway line. It had a population of about 23,000 at the 2001 Census. Take a look at our history section for a timeline of major events. for more click here

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