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

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Historical Overview

History

Killesandra, or Killashandra, is a market and post-town, as well as a parish in the barony of Tulloghonoho, county of Cavan, and province of Ulster. It is nine miles from Cavan and sixty-four miles from Dublin. The living is a rectory and vicarage, in the diocese of Kilmore, and in the patronage of the Provost and Fellows of Trinity College, Dublin.

The Roman catholic parish is co-extensive with the ancient parish of Killesandr. There were two chapels, one situated in the town of Killashandra and the other at Corronee. There was also meeting-house for Wesleyan Methodists in the town.

Localities

The parish of Killashandra is surrounded by the parishes of Ballintemple, Drumlane, Kildallan, Kilmore, and Scrabby, as well as the county of Leitrim. It is located in the poor law union of Tullyhunco.

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Records

Cemeteries

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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.

The 1841 census for the parish of Killeshandra survives and is available to search:

Church records

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Catholic

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The Catholic parish of Killeshandra includes part of the civil parish of Killashandra. (Note spelling variations.)

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Church of Ireland

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Representative Church Body Library
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Marriages 1735-1955
Burials 1735-1895
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

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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