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

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Historical Overview

History

Kildallan, or Kildallon, is a parish in the barony of Tulloghonoho, county of Cavan, and province of Ulster and is located three miles from Killeshandra, on the road from that place to Ballyconnell. The living is a rectory and vicarage, in the diocese of Kilmore.

This parish was the head of Roman Catholic union or district, comprising also the parish of Tomeegan, and containing a chapel in each. There was also a Presbyterian meeting-house situated in Croghan.

Localities

The parish of Kildallan is surrounded by the parishes of Drumlane, Killashandra, Kilmore, Shercock, and Templeport, as well as the county of Fermanagh. It is located in the poor law unions of Bawnboy and Cavan.

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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 Kildallan and Tomregan includes the civil parishes of Kildallan and Tomregan.

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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.

De Breffny, Brian. Robert Craige's Co. Cavan Tenants 1703-4.  A Chancery Bill dated 19 May 1709 recites details of the estate in fee of Robert Craige.  Includes a list of tenants of lands in the parishes of Kildallan and killeshandra, also Bill 1704 gives Townlands, tenats and rents. Article in The Irish Ancestor, vol.VIII. no. 2. 1976, pages86-87. Family History Library Ref. 941.5 B2i v7-8.

Probate records

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School records

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Tax records

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