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

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Historical Overview

History

Aghnamullen - also called Aughnamullen, is a parish in the unions of Castleblaney and Cootehill, in the barony of Cremorne, county of Monaghan, and province of Ulster, 3 miles from Ballibay, on the road to Dublin. The place contains 18,219 inhabitants (1847). It comprises, 30,710 acres.

The living is a rectory and vicarage, in the diocese of Clogher and in the patronage of the Bishop. The church is an old plain, but neat ediface, with a tower, and occupies a picturesque situation. Near Ballytrain is a chapel of ease, a very neat structure, for the eastern division of the parish, bult in 1828. The glebe-house is handsone and commodious, and the glebe comprises 46 acres.

Localities

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Records

Cemeteries

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Census

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Church records

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Catholic

In the Roman Catholic divisions this parish is divided into two districts, east and west, having separate parochial clergy. There are five chapels, one of which, at Luttin was built in 1822 and another at Loughbawn, a spacious slated edifice, was built in 1833.

Church of Ireland

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Presbyterian

There are two places of worship for Presbyterians;  one at Ballytrain and the other at Crieve.

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

Probate dealt with the property of a deceased person. Read more about these records in the Ireland Probate Records article.

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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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Further Reading

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