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Friday, 19 May 2017

RootsIreland adds 32,000 East Galway records

RootsIreland.ie has uploaded an interesting and useful mix of 32,000 records to its East Galway Family History Society (Woodford Heritage Centre) database.

http://galwayeast.rootsireland.ie/generic.php?filename=centres/galwayeast/sources.tplThe new records include transcriptions from marriage registers, a parish census, headstone inscriptions, directories and census substitutes. The areas covered are as follows:

Non Catholic Marriages 1845-1955: This collection includes the parishes of Ardrahan, Athenry, Eyrecourt, Gort, Kilcolgan, Killinane, Kilconickney, Kinvara, Loughrea, Portumna, Tynagh and Woodford.

1889 Woodford Parish Census: This joins the parish census for 1897, which was already in the database. Together they make 4200 records.

Graveyard Inscriptions: Included are 26 burial grounds in Ahascragh, Aughrim, Beagh, Clontuskert, Craughwell, Kilbeacanty, Kilclooney, Killascobe, Killimordaly, Kilmacduagh, Mountbellew, Moylough, Mullagh and Woodford.

Census substitutes:
  • Christmas Donations – Beagh and Gort parishes, 1856
  • Registry of Freeholds 1829, Co. Galway.
  • Slater’s and Pigot’s Directories, Co. Galway 1824, 1846, 1856, 1870, 1881 and 1894 

Tithe Applotment Books: This collection holds more than 12,700 transcriptions from the 1827 tithe applotment books for  the parishes of Abbeygormican, Ahascragh, Augheart, Aughrim, Ballinakill, Ballymacward, Beagh, Boyounagh, Bullaun, Clonbern, Clonfert, Clonrush, Clontuskert, Donamon, Donanaghta, Duniry, Fahy, Fohanagh, Grange, Inishcaltra, Isertkelly, Kilbeacanty, Kilbegnet, Kilchreest, Kilcloony, Kilconnell, Kilconickny, Kilcroan, Kileeneen, Kilgerrill,Kilkerrin, Killaan, Killallaghtan, Killeenadeema, Killeroran, Killian, Killimorbologue, Killimordaly, Killinan, , Killogilleen, Killoscobe, Killosolan, Killora, Kilmacduagh, Kilmalinogue, Kilquain, Kilreekill, Kiltartan, Kilteskil, Kilthomas, Kiltormer, Kiltullagh, Leitrim, Lickerrig, Lickmolassy, Loughrea, Meelick, Moylough and Templetogher.

See RootsIreland's full menu of online sources for East Galway here.