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

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Historical Overview

History

Kilmore is a parish and the seat of a diocese, partly in the barony of Clonmahon, but chiefly in that of Upper Loughtee, county of Cavan, and province of Ulster, a little over three miles southwest from Cavan, on the road to Killesandra. Part of the market-town of Ballinagh is located in the parish. This parish, which derives its name, signifying the "Great Church," from the abbey of Cella Magna, was said to have been founded at an early period by St. Columba.

Localities

The parish of Kilmore is surrounded by the parishes of Annageliff, Ballintemple, Crosserlough, Denn, Drumlane, Killashandra, and Urney. It is located in the poor law union of Cavan.

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Records

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Census

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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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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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