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From: "Edward Andrews" <>
Subject: RE: [Scotch-Irish] Irvines
Date: Sat, 18 Aug 2001 09:24:08 +0100
What it means is that while there are a few people called Irwin who are
original Irish, that most of them came over at the plantation.
> -----Original Message-----
> From: John Erwin [mailto:]
> Sent: 18 August 2001 00:21
> Subject: Re: [Scotch-Irish] Irvines
> What is planter stock?
> John Erwin
> > Hi John,
> > >Can anyone tell me where the Irvines lived in N IRE. I've been told but
> have never proven that they lived in the CO Antrim in the 1600's and early
> > I'm sure there were some there. The border clan was dispersed in
> > the early 1600's by King James. They fled to Uslter. It wasn't
> > NI then. NI didn't exist till 1922. I have Irwins in Northern
> > England. McLaysaght says some ERWIN/IRWINs are Irish: a sept
> > of O'Hirwin (o hEireamnoin ) in Offaly, but most are of planter
> > stock, he agrees. Bell "Book of Ulster Surnames" also says they
> > were in Ireland in the early 1600's.
> > Have you checked the Hearth Money rolls and Pendar??
> > Linda Merle