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The following information is a starting point for records about the civil parish of Abbeyknockmoy. The information is based on locations and records before 1922.

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Historical Overview

History

ABBEYKNOCKMOY, is a parish, in the barony of Tyaquin, in County Galway, and province of Connaught, 7 miles southwast from Tuam, on the road from Newtownbellew to Galway. In the Roman Catholic divisions it is the head of a union or district, comprising also the parish of Monivae, and containing a chapel in each, situated at Abbey and Rye Hill... At Briarsfield is a school, in which 70 boys and 43 girls are instructed. It contains 2,866 inhabitants. There is a constabulary police station at Moyne; and petty sessions are also held there. The parish is in the diocese of Tuam, and is a rectory and vicarage, forming part of the union of Killereran. 

For further information and details about this civil parish [as of 1837], visit Library Ireland.com

Localities

Here is a list of all the townlands for Abbeyknockmoy Parish and the barony to which each belonged.

Townland Barony
Abbey Tiaquin
Ballybaun Tiaquin
Ballynakilla Tiaquin
Ballynamona Tiaquin
Brierfield (Blake) Tiaquin
Brierfield (Burke) Tiaquin
Brierfield (North) Tiaquin
Brierfield (Stevens) Tiaquin
Brierfield (Toole) Tiaquin
Brierfield South Tiaquin
Caherphuca Tiaquin
Carrowreagh East Tiaquin
Carrowreagh West Clare
Chapelfield Tiaquin
Clashard Tiaquin
Cooloorta Tiaquin
Crumlin Tiaquin
Culliagh North Tiaquin
Culliagh South Tiaquin
Derreen Tiaquin
Farmhill Tiaquin
Feagh East Tiaquin
Feagh West Tiaquin
Firpark Tiaquin
Glennaveel Tiaquin
Gortavaura Clare
Kilgarve North Tiaquin
Kilgarve South Tiaquin
Laragh Beg Clare 
Laragh More Clare 
Lindsay's Farm Tiaquin
Liss Tiaquin
Lissaniska Tiaquin
Moher Tiaquin
Mountborwne Clare 
Moyne Tiaquin
Newtown Tiaquin
Oakwood North Tiaquin
Oakwood South Tiaquin
Parklaur Tiaquin
Pollawarla Tiaquin
Shantallow Tiaquin
Sunhill Tiaquin
Tawnaghbaun Tiaquin


When an extensive search has been made in the church registers for this parish, to help you determine those civil parishes to search next, here is a short list of those civil parishes contiguous to and surrounding Abbeyknockmoy Parish:


Athenry

Kilmoylan

Killererin

Monivea

Moylough


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Maps and gazetteers

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Records

Cemeteries

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Census

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Church records

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Catholic

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The Catholic parish of Abbeyknockmoy includes the civil parish of Abbeyknockmoy.

Family History Library (on microfilm)
Baptisms 1821-1832 1,279,210 Item 9
1837-1858 1,279,210 Item 10
1861-1872 1,279,210 Item 11
1841-1854 1,279,210 Item 12
1894-1915 1,279,210 Item 14
Marriages 1837-1844 1,279,210 Item 12
1894-1901 1,279,210 Item 13
Deaths 1847-1848 1,279,210 Item 9


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Baptisms/Births 1821-1900 www.rootsireland.ie
Marriages 1844-1900
Burials/Deaths 1847-1848
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Presbyterian

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Methodist

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Society of Friends

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Others

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Civil Registration

Government registration of births and deaths began in 1864. Registration of Protestant marriages began in 1845, with all marriages being registered by 1864. Go to the Ireland Civil Registration article to read more about these records.

Land records

The Registry of Deeds started in 1708. Land transactions were recorded, including immovable property passed on in a will and property given to a daughter at her marriage. Read more about these records in the Ireland Land and Property article.

Probate records

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School records

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Tax records

The valuation of property for tax purposes was started in the 1840s by Richard Griffith. A tax paid to the church, call Tithe Applotments, began in the 1820s. Read about these records in the Ireland Taxation and Ireland Land and Property articles. Add records for this parish that you know about.

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Further Reading

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