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Census for the 1841 parish of Killeshandra, survives and is available to search at:  
Census for the 1841 parish of Killeshandra, survives and is available to search at:  
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== '''Civil Jurisdictions''' and Parish Research Information  ==
== '''Civil Jurisdictions''' and Parish Research Information  ==

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General County Research Information

Further information about County Cavan is available at the GenUKI site.

Archives and Libraries

County Cavan Genealogy Research Centre Cana House, Farnham Street Cavan Town County Cavan, Ireland TEL: (049) 4361094 FAX: (049) 4331494

Cavan County Library Farnham Street, Cavan Town County Cavan, Ireland E-mail: cavancountylibrary@tinet.ie or E-mail: cavancountylibrary@eircom.net

Includes Barron, Famham Estate, and other related papers. Also includes Griffith Valuation maps, legal papers, including rentals and wills for Cavan 18th and the 19th century. Also includes photography collections.

Public Record Office of Northern Ireland (PRONI) 66 Balmoral Avenue Belfast BT9 6NY E-mail: proni@dcalni.gov.uk Internet:  http://www.proni.gov.uk/

 The above is the official repository for the public records of Northern Ireland. PRONI also collects records from private sources.


Doherty, Paul Martin.  Tombstones of Some Irish Emigrants in the Catholic Cemetery at Andover, Massachussetts. Covers Thomas McEnroe died 25 Dec 1861. Article in The Irish Ancestor, vol.IV, no. 1. 1972 pages 23-26, Family History Library Ref. 941.5 B2i


Census for the 1841 parish of Killeshandra, survives and is available to search at:

Civil Jurisdictions and Parish Research Information

A map of the Civil Parishes of County Cavan is available at Irish Times site.

A map of the Catholic Parishes of County Cavan is available at the Irish Times site.

Civil Parish - Church of Ireland

Barony Poor Law Union Catholic Parish[1] Catholic Diocese[1]
Annagelliff Upper Loughtee Castletowndelvin Cavan Kilmore
Annagelliff Upper Loughtee Cavan
Annagh Lower Loughtee Cavan Anna East; Anna West Kilmore
Annagh Tullygarvey Cavan
Annagh Tullygarvey Cootehill
Bailieborough Castlerahan Bailieborough Killann or Kinawley Kilmore
Bailieborough Clankee Bailieborough
Ballintemple Clanmahon Cavan Ballintemple Kilmore
Ballymachugh Clanmahon Cavan Drumlumman South and Ballymachugh Ardagh
Castlerahan Castlerahan Oldcastle Castlerahan Kilmore
Castleterra Upper Loughtee Cavan Castleterra Kilmore
Crosserlough Castlerahan Bailieborough Crosserlough Kilmore
Crosserlough Castlerahan Cavan
Crosserlough Castlerahan Oldcastle
Crosserlough Clanmahon Cavan
Crosserlough Upper Loughtee Cavan
Denn Castlerahan Cavan Denn Kilmore
Denn Castlerahan Oldcastle
Denn Clanmahon Cavan
Denn Upper Loughtee Cavan
Denn Upper Loughtee Oldcastle
Drumgoon Clankee Cootehill Drumgoon Kilmore
Drumgoon Tullygarvey Cootehill
Drumlane Lower Loughtee Bawnboy Drumlane Kilmore
Drumlane Lower Loughtee Cavan
Drumlane Upper Loughtee Cavan
Drumlumman Clanmahon Cavan Mullahoran Ardagh
Drumlumman Clanmahon Granard
Drumreilly Tullyhaw Bawnboy Drumreilly Ardagh
Drung Tullygarvey Cootehill Killesherdany and Drung Kilmore
Enniskeen Clankee Bailieborough Kingscourt and Enniskeen Meath
Kilbride Clanmahon Cavan Kilbride Meath
Kilbride Clanmahon Oldcastle
Kildallan Tullyhunco Bawnboy Kildallan and Tomregan Kilmore
Kildallan Tullyhunco Cavan
Kildrumsherdan Tullygarvey Cootehill Killesherdiney Kilmore
Killashandra Tullyhunco Bawnboy Killashandra Kilmore
Killashandra Tullyhunco Cavan
Killinagh Tullyhaw Cavan Glangevlin Kilmore
Killinagh Tullyhaw Enniskillen
Killinkere Castlerahan Bailieborough Killinkere Kilmore
Killinkere Castlerahan Oldcastle
Killinkere Upper Loughtee Bailieborough
Killinkere Upper Loughtee Cavan
Kilmore Clanmahon Cavan Kilmore Kilmore
Kilmore Upper Loughtee Cavan
Kinawley Tullyhaw Bawnboy Kinawley Kilmore
Kinawley Tullyhaw Enniskillen
Knockbride Clankee Bailieborough Knockbride Kilmore
Knockbride Clankee Cootehill
Larah Tullygarvey Cavan Larah, Upper and Lower Kilmore
Larah Tullygarvey Cootehill
Larah Upper Loughtee Cavan
Larah Upper Loughtee Cootehill
Larah Upper Loughtee Cavan
Lavey Lower Loughtee Cavan Lavey Kilmore
Loughan or Castlekeeran Castlerahan Kells Carnaross Meath
Loughan or Castlekeeran Castlerahan Oldcastle
Lurgan Castlerahan Oldcastle Lurgan Kilmore
Moybolgue Clankee Bailieborough Moyboulgue Kilmore
Mullagh Castlerahan Bailieborough Mullagh Kilmore
Mullagh Castlerahan Kells
Mullagh Castlerahan Oldcastle
Munterconnaught Castlerahan Oldcastle Castlerahan Kilmore
Scrabby Tullyhunco Cavan Granard Ardagh
Scrabby Tullyhunco Granard
Shercock Clankee Bailieborough Killann Kilmore
Templeport Tullyhaw Bawnboy Templeport; Corlough; Glangevlin Kilmore
Templeport Tullyhaw Enniskillen
Tomregan Lower Loughtee Bawnboy Tomregan Kilmore
Tomregan Lower Loughtee Cavan
Tomregan Tullyhaw Bawnboy
Urney Lower Loughtee Cavan Cavan Kilmore
Urney Upper Loughtee Cavan


1885 County Map: Courtesy of London Ancestor


Abstracts of Some Ardagh, Clogher and Kilmore Diocesan Wills. Alphabetical list of Wills proved from the above Diocese covering years 1739-1810. Article in The Irish Ancestor  , vol.VI.no.2.1974, pages 112-121, Family History Ref. 941.5 B2i v5-6.


Family history societies often publish helpful journals, transcripts, compiled genealogies and host helpful websites. They may have ongoing projects to transcribe records and create indexes. Most societies publish queries in their journals and maintain lists of members’ research interests that may be helpful to you. You may want to join one of these societies, reap the benefits of their expertise and resources or support its efforts.

 Web Sites

To view a list of Cavan web sites, visit FHLFavorites.info or click on the following for some great sites.

GENUKI - Home wavecable colin/genuki/CAV

Websites - Genealogy-of-uk Ireland/Cavan/genealogy

- cavan rootsireland

- Genealogy links UK/ireland/cavan

- from-ireland county/cavan

- Irishpenpals county-cavan-genealogy

- interment ireland/cavan

  1. 1.0 1.1 Ryan, James G. Irish Records: sources for family and local history. USA: Ancestry.com, 1997. FHL 941.5 D23r