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

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Historical Overview

History

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Localities

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Maps and gazetteers

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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.

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Church records

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Catholic

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The Catholic parish of Carna includes the civil parish of Moyrus. The modern name for the Catholic parish is Carna. There are chapels in Carna and Ballinafad.

Family History Library (on microfilm)
Baptisms 1852-1873 926230
1876-1889, 1887-1903 1,279,212 Items 8-10
Marriages 1852-1871 926230
1875-1889, 1881-1903 1,279,212 Items 8-10


Online
Baptisms/Births 1853-1900 www.rootsireland.ie
Marriages 1854-1900


The Catholic chapelry of Roundstone includes part of the civil parish of Moyrus. The church is in the town of Roundstone.

Family History Library (on microfilm)
Baptisms 1872-1880 926,233 Item 1
1872-1910 1,279,212 Items 14-16
Marriages 1872-1880 926,233 Item 1
1872-1900 1,279,212 Items 14-16


Online
Baptisms/Births 1872-1900 www.rootsireland.ie
Marriages 1872-1900
Church of Ireland

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Family History Library (on microfilm)
Baptisms 1841-1983 1,279,258 Items 5-7
Marriages 1868
Burials 1849-1984


Online
Baptisms/Births 1841-1900 www.rootsireland.ie
Marriages 1845-1900
Burials/Deaths 1849-1900
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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Kilkerrin National School Registers 1905-1925

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Family History Library (on microfilm)
Boys 1905-1925
2,356,396 Items 9


Feenish Island National School Registers 1884-1925

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Family History Library (on microfilm)
Infant boys& girls
1884-1898; 1889-1925
2,356,396 Items 3-6

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

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