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

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Historical Overview

History

The historical background of the parish is available on its Ireland Reaching Out web page.

Localities

The civil parish of Killadysert contains the following 35 townlands:

Ballyleaan
Ballynacragga
Ballyvohane
Blean
Booltydoolan
Cahiracon
Canon Island
Cappanavarnoge
Cloonkett
Cloonsnaghta
Cloonulla
Coney Island
Cooga
Coolteengowan
Craghera
Crossderry
Crovraghan
Derrylea
Glenconaun Beg
Glenconaun More
Gortnacurra
Gortnahaha
Gortnavreaghaun
Inishcorker
Inishloe
Inichmacowney
Inishtubbrid
Killadysert
Lackannashinnagh
Liscormick
Lisnafaha
Lissyvurriheen
Rusheen
Shannacool
Shessiv

The parish is situated on the Coast Road alongside the western bank of the River Shannon in west Clare, and is bounded on the west and south by the civil parish of Kilfiddane, and on the north by the civil parish of Kilchreest. The parish includes the main village of Killadysert (modern spelling Kildysart). Details of other administrative subdivisions affecting the parish are available on its Ireland Reaching Out web page.

Maps and gazetteers

The parish can be seen outlined in green on the colour Historic 6” Ordnance Survey Ireland map. The contemporary OSI street map shows Ballynacally, Labasheeda, Liscasey, and Coolmeen and Cranny (not actual townlands but names for general areas within the parish). Zoom in on these maps or the black and white Historic 25" OSI map to see the parish in more detail.

Lewis’ Topography, originally published in 1837, contains detailed descriptions of the civil parish of Killadysert and Killadysert village.

Records

Cemeteries

In addition to some cillíní (children’s burial grounds), there are two major documented cemeteries in the parish:
Canon Island Graveyard on Canon Island; and
Killadysert Graveyard in the village of Killadysert.

Census

The purpose of a census was to gather information about people who lived in an area. While the government began census taking in 1821, only fragments exist before 1901. Censuses for 1901 and 1911 are available. Read more about the records in the Ireland Census article.

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Church records

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Catholic

Name(s) of ecclesiastical parish, records, availability, archive, online indexes, notes.

Church of Ireland

Name(s) of ecclesiastical parish, records, availability, archive, online indexes, notes.

Presbyterian

Name(s) of ecclesiastical parish, records, availability, archive, online indexes, notes.

Methodist

Name(s) of ecclesiastical parish, records, availability, archive, online indexes, notes.

Society of Friends

Name(s) of ecclesiastical parish, records, availability, archive, online indexes, notes.

Others

Name(s) of ecclesiastical parish, records, availability, archive, online indexes, notes.

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

Probate dealt with the property of a deceased person. Read more about these records in the Ireland Probate Records article.

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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.

Web Sites

Wikipedia
Clare County Library
Ireland Reaching Out

Further Reading

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