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

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Historical Overview

History

Kilcluney or Kilclooney is a district parish that is located partly in the barony of Lower Orior but mostly in the barony of Lower Fews, union and county of Armagh, province of Ulster.

Kilcluney is in the diocese of Armagh. In the Roman Catholic divisions the parish forms part of the district of Lisnadill, or Ballymacnab; the chapel is located at Clady. There are three places of worship for Presbyterians. One is at Redrock, another at Clady and the third is at Ballylane.

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Records

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Census

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Church records

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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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