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From: "Eilis O'Hara" <>
Subject: Re: [Sc-Ir] Search for ancestor in Ireland 1855-1865
Date: Tue, 24 Aug 2004 20:17:08 +0100 (BST)
In-Reply-To: <002501c48a02$7ad40720$cf98fea9@compaq>


For the Irish side you may want to contact the
Methodist Church in Ireland to find out if there are
any records for him. Here's the link:

The Irish Methodist community didn't become
independent from the Church of Ireland until the 1870s
and prior to that was part of the local Church of
Ireland (Anglican) Churches. There may be some
information in the Church of Ireland archives. The
Church of Ireland website in Ireland is

Eilis O'Hara

--- Bill <> wrote:
> Hoping to find information on an ancestor, Rev.
> William Joseph Magvern who was born at Edinburgh in
> 1836. Ordained a Methodist Minister and moved to
> Ireland after 1855. In about 1864 he emigrated to
> Ontario Canada and later moved to Buffalo New York
> where he became a very prominent churchman until his
> death in 1821.
> Your help very much appreciated.
> Bill
> On.Can.

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