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

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Historical Overview

History

Clonmore is a parish in the barony of Rathvilly, county of Carlow, and province of Leinster. It is situated over two miles southwest of Hacketstown, on the road from Tullow to Hacketstown and Tinahely.

The living is a rectory, in the diocese of Leighlin, and constitutes the corps of the archdeaconry of Leighlin, in the patronage of the Bishop. In the Roman Catholic divisions, this parish is the head of a union or district, comprising the parishes of Clonmore, Liscoleman, and Mullinacuffe, and parts of those of Haroldstown, Aghold, Crecrim, and Fennagh. There was a and two others in the union, situated at Knockballastine and Kilquiggan, in the parishes of Liscoleman and Aghold.

Localities

The parish of Clonmore is surrounded by the parishes of Crecin, Hacketstown, and Haroldstown, as well as the county of Wicklow. It is located in the poor law union of Carlow.

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Records

Cemeteries

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Census

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Church records

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Methodist

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Society of Friends

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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

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