Drumlane, Cavan Genealogy

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

Historical Overview

History

Drumlane is a parish in the barony of Lower Loughtree, county of Cavan, and province of Ulster, on the road from Clones to Ballyconnell. The living is a vicarage in the diocese of Kilmore.

In the Roman Catholic divisions Drumlane formed the two unions or districts of Drumlane and Milltown, and had chapels at Staghell and Milltown. There was also a meeting house of the Primitive Methodists.

Localities

The parish of Drumlane is surrounded by the parishes of Annagh, Kildallan, Kilmore, Tomregan, and Urney, as well as the county of Fermanagh. It is located in the poor law unions of Banwboy and Cavan.

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Census

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Church records

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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

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Land records

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Tax records

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