Thursday 2 July 2015

School registers for Kilkishen, Co Clare transcribed

The School Registers of Kilkishen National School in Co Clare have been transcribed and made available, free, on the County Clare Library Local Studies site.

Dating from 1899 to 1925, the boys' register comprises 249 records. For the girls, they date from 1901 to 1922 and comprise 224 records.

The details recorded in the register include full name and either date of birth or age last birthday, townland, occupation of parent, name of previous school, if relevant, and date of entrance to the school.

All the children are recorded as Roman Catholics.

The transcription work was carried out by Mona O'Connor.