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

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Historical Overview

History

Ballymachugh is a parish in the barony of Clanmahon. It is a vicarage, in the diocese of Ardagh, and is part of the union of Granard.

The parish of Ballymachugh is completely within the Roman Catholic parish of Carrick-Finea in the diocese of Ardagh and Clonmacnois.

Localities

The parish of Ballymachugh is surrounded by the parishes of Ballintemple, Crosserlough, Drumlumman, and Kilbride. It also borders the county of Meath. It is located in the poor law union of Cavan.

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Records

Cemeteries

Cemeteries are located in Lavagh and Omard, with Omard being the Roman Catholic cemetery.

Census

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Church records

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Catholic

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The modern name for this parish is Carrick-Finea. The parish includes the southern part of the civil parish of Drumlumman, part of the civil parish of Ballymachugh, both in county Cavan, and part of the civil parish of Foyran in Westmeath. There are two chapels in the parish toady: St. Mary's in Carrick and St. Mary's in Ballynarry.

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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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