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

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Historical Overview

History

Drumlane is a parish in the barony of Lower Loughtree, county of Cavan, and province of Ulster, on the road from Clones to Ballyconnell. The living is a vicarage in the diocese of Kilmore.

In the Roman Catholic divisions Drumlane formed the two unions or districts of Drumlane and Milltown, and had chapels at Staghell and Milltown. There was also a meeting house of the Primitive Methodists.

Localities

The parish of Drumlane is surrounded by the parishes of Annagh, Kildallan, Kilmore, Tomregan, and Urney, as well as the county of Fermanagh. It is located in the poor law unions of Banwboy and Cavan.

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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 Drumlane includes the civil parish of Drumlane.

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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, Ireland Civil Registrationarticle to read more about these records.

Land records

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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, Ireland Land and Property articles. Add records for this parish that you know about.

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