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

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Historical Overview

History

Drung is a parish in the barony of Tullaghgarvey, county of Cavan, and province of Ulster, is located five miles from Cavan, on the road from that place to Cootehill. The living is a vicarage, in the diocese of Kilmore, united from time immemorial to that of Laragh, and in the patronage of the Bishop.

The Roman Catholic parish is co-extensive with that of the Established Church, and contains two chapels, one at Dunnannah and the other at Bannow.

Localities

The parish of Drung is surrounded by the parishes of Annagh, Castleterra, Kildrumsherdan, and Larah, as well as the county of Fermanagh. It is located in the poor law union of Tullygarvey.

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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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Church of Ireland

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Methodist

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Society of Friends

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Others

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A Census of Protestant Children in the Parishes of Drung and Larah, Co. Cavan. Abstract of the rising generation or number of Protestant souls in the state of childhood and unmarried in the United Parishes of Drung and Larah, in 1814.  Article in The Irish Ancestor, vol.X.no.1.1978. pages 33-37, Family History Library Ref. 941.5 B2i vol10-11.

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

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Probate records

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School records

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Tax records

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