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

Historical Overview

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History

Templeport is a parish in the barony of Tullaghagh, county of Cavan, and province of Ulster a little over seven miles northwest of Killeshandra on the road from Ballyconnel to Swanlinbar. The living is a rectory and vicarage, in the diocese of Kilmore, and in the patronage of the Bishop; it was formerly united to the vicarage of Drumreilly, from which it was separated in 1835.

The Roman Catholic parish is co-extensive with that of the Established Church, and is divided into Upper and Lower Templeport. At one time there were four chapels in the parish.

The history of Templeport is on Wikipedia at http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Templeport

The history of Bawnboy is on Wikipedia at http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Bawnboy

Old photos and maps of Bawnboy are on- http://www.ihpc.ie/ihpc/Main/Town.asp?iTownID=75&iCountyID=6Localities

Maps and gazetteers

The parish of Templeport is surrounded by the parishes of Drumreilly, Kildallan, Killinagh, Kinawley, and Tomregan, as well as the county of Leitrim. It is located in the poor law union of Bawnboy.

To discover the townlands that are within the parish boundaries go to the following

http://www.thecore.com/seanruad

Templeport Townlands Map is available at- http://www.templeport.ie/pages/townlands.html Records

Cemeteries

There are four separate graveyards in the parish of Templeport. They are

1. The Church of Ireland graveyard at St.Peter’s Church in Port townland. This contains both Protestant and Catholic burials from the 18th century to date. The headstone inscriptions are available online at- http://www.stpeter.utvinternet.com/headstones.htm. Photos of the church are available online at- http://www.stpeter.utvinternet.com/photoindex.htm.

2. The Roman Catholic graveyard at St.Patrick’s Church, Kilnavart townland. It contains only Roman Catholic burials from the mid 19th century to date. The headstone inscriptions are available online at- http://www.bawnboy.com/local-genealogy/headstone-inscriptions-kilnavart.html

3. The Roman Catholic graveyard at St.Mogue’s Church, Bawnboy. It contain only Roman Catholic burials from the 20th century to date. The headstone inscriptions are available online at- http://www.bawnboy.com/local-genealogy/headstone-inscriptions-stmogues-bawnboy.html

4. The medieval graveyard of St.Mogue on Inch Island in Port Lake. It contains only Roman Catholic burials from ancient times.

Some Templeport inscriptions are also covered in "OLD IRISH GRAVEYARDS pre-1940", by Eileen Hewson, Part V: Ballintemple; Ballymachugh; Bawnboy; Belturbet; Dernakesh; Derryheen; Drung; Glangevlin; Kilnaleck; Mullagh; Redhills; Templeport; Virginia. (14 graveyards; index of approx 1040 memorials) ISBN 978-0-9553321-1-1

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 1901 census for Templeport is available for consulting in various locations, including the Cavan Research Centre and the National Archives of Ireland. The part relating to Bawnboy is available online at- http://www.bawnboy.com/local-genealogy/bawnboy-census-1901.html

The 1911 census for Templeport is available for consulting in various locations, including the Cavan Research Centre, the National Archives of Ireland and online at- http://www.census.nationalarchives.ie/search/.

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Church records

Read general information about church records.

Catholic

Templeport Roman Catholic registers are available for consulting in various locations, including with the local parish priest, the Cavan Research Centre, the National Library of Ireland (Reference number P.5345), the Public Record Office of Northern Ireland (Reference number MIC.1D/78) and the Church of Jesus Christ Latter Day Saints archives worldwide (Reference number 979703). Baptism records date from 1836. Marriages date from 1836. Burials date from 1827. Templeport baptism and burial registers are now available free online at http://www.bawnboy.com/local-genealogy/index.html.


Church of Ireland

Templeport Church of Ireland registers are available for consulting in various locations, including the local rectory, the Cavan Research Centre, the Public Record Office of Northern Ireland (Reference number MIC/1/286) and the Church of Jesus Christ Latter Day Saints archives worldwide. Baptism records date from 1837. Marriages date from 1845. Burials date from 1878.

Presbyterian

See under Tomregan parish

Methodist

See under Tomregan parish

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.

Genealogy

 Add any information on Genealogy here. Contributed by Delahunty, A. J. "Mary Flynn's Family Register." Births and deaths of Mary Flynn's family of Co. Caven Templeport. covers 1833-1862. Article in The Irish Ancestor, vol. XIII. no. 1. 1981 page 3. Family History Library Ref. 941.5 B2i

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.

Enery:

The Enery family owned a large estate in Bawnboy. Their estate papers are held in the Public Record Office of Northern Ireland as part of the Eniskillen Estate papers (reference D 1702, D3689, T 2074). A description can be seen online at- http://www.proni.gov.uk/introduction_enniskillen.pdf

Probate records

Probate dealt with the property of a deceased person. Read more about these records in the Ireland Probate Records article. Add information about probate records for this parish.

School records

Read more about these records in the Ireland Schools article. Add records for this parish.

Templeport Students in Kilmore Academy and St Patrick's College, Cavan is available online at- http://www.bawnboy.com/local-genealogy/st_pats-tp-students.html


Court Records

The records for Bawnboy Petty Sessions Court from 1851-1920 are available at-  https://www.familysearch.org/search/catalog/show?uri=http%3A%2F%2Fcatalog-search-api%3A8080%2Fwww-catalogapi-webservice%2Fitem%2F1283942


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.

Griffith’s Valuation of Templeport 1837-1864 is available for consulting in various locations, including the Cavan Research Centre and the National Library of Ireland. An index of names and addresses is available online at- http://www.failteromhat.com/griffiths/cavan/templeport.htm

The current occupiers of each property in Templeport and Bawnboy can be found online at- http://www.valoff.ie/search/search_clarify.asp

Tithe Applotment Books 1824-1838 for the Parish of Templeport are available for consulting in various locations, including the Cavan Research Centre, the National Archives of Ireland and the Public Record Office of Northern Ireland. A copy is available online at- http://www.bawnboy.com/local-genealogy/tithe-applotments-templeport-1823.html

Hearth Money Rolls 1662 for the Parish of Templeport are available for consulting in various locations, including the Cavan Research Centre, the Public Record Office of Northern Ireland (reference T808/15142) and in Breifne Journal, Volume I, Number 3 (1960) in an article entitled "The Hearth Money Rolls for the Baronies of Tullyhunco and Tullyhaw, County Cavan, 247-262." by McKiernan, Francis J. (ed.): A copy is available online at- http://www.bawnboy.com/local-genealogy/hearth-money-rolls-tp-1662.html

Children Vaccinations 1864-1877 for the Parish of Templeport is available online at- http://www.bawnboy.com/local-genealogy/vaccinated-children-1864-77.html

Freeholders Electoral Roll 1825-1826 for the Parish of Templeport is available online at- http://www.bawnboy.com/local-genealogy/templeport-voters-register-1826.html

Registered Arms Keepers 1833 for the Parish of Templeport is available online at- http://www.bawnboy.com/local-genealogy/arms-keepers-templeport-1833.html

Slaters Directory of Bawnboy 1881 is available online at- http://www.bawnboy.com/local-genealogy/slaters-directory-1881.html

Poll Book 1761 for the Parish of Templeport is available online at- http://www.bawnboy.com/local-genealogy/templeport-poll-book-1761.html

Web Sites

http://www.stpeter.utvinternet.com/index.htm

http://www.bawnboy.com/index.html

http://www.iol.ie/~bawnboy/index.html

Further Reading

Title: "Bawnboy and Templeport- History Heritage Folklore". Author: Chris Maguire. Publisher: Year: 1999


 

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