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

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Historical Overview

History

Clonfeacle is a parish in the unions of Armagh and Dungannon, partly in the barony of Armagh and partly in the barony of O'Nielland West, county of Armagh, but chiefly in the barony of Dungannon, county of Tyrone and province of Ulster.

The living is a rectory and vicarage in the diocese of Armagh. In the Roman Catholic divisions the parish is called Upper and Lower Clonfeacle and includes the whole parish of Eglish. There are chapels at Eglish, Moy, and Blackwater-town.

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Records

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Census

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Church records

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Catholic

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The Catholic parish of Clonfeacle includes the civil parish of Clonfeacle, which is partly in county Armagh but chiefly in county Tyrone. The modern name of the parish is Moy. There are chapels in in Clonfeacle, or Benburb, and Moy in the Tyrone portion, and in Blackwatertown in Armagh.

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The Catholic parish of Dungannon was formerly called Drumglass, Killyman and Tyllyniskin. It includes the civil parishes of Drumglass in Co. Tyrone, and Killyman and Clonfeacle in Co. Armagh but chiefly in Co. Tyrone.

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Baptisms 1821-1834, 1836
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Burials 1821-1834
Church of Ireland

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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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