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The following information is a starting point for records about the civil parish of Templetogher. 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

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Church records

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Catholic

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Boyounagh is the historical name of the Catholic parish now called Glenamaddy. The civil parishes of Boyounagh and Templetogher are included in the Catholic parish of Boyounagh. Glennamaddy is a townland in the civil parish of Boyounagh.

Family History Library (on microfilm)
Baptisms 1859-1908 1,279,211 Item 9


Online
Marriages  1838-1865  www.rootsireland.ie


Templetoher is the historical name of the Catholic parish now called Williamstown. It lies in the civil parish of Templetogher, county Galway, and partly in county Roscommon. It is under the jurisdiction of the Archdiocese of Tuam.

Family History Library (on microfilm)
Baptisms 1856-1872, 1886, 1889-1891 1,279,259 Item 11
1892-1900 1,279,259 Item 12
1856-1872 979,698 Item 4
1856-1872 (another filming) 926,233 Item 2
Marriages 1858-1872, 1888-1889, 1917-1918 1,279,259 Item 11
1856-1872 979,698 Item 4
1856-1872 (another filming) 926,233 Item 2
Burials 1866-1871, 1890 1,279,259 Item 11


Online
Marriages 1858-1898 www.rootsireland.ie
Burials/Deaths 1858-1870
Church of Ireland

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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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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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