Tuesday 25 April 2023

RootsIreland adds Church of Ireland baptisms for Mayo parish

RootsIreland, the online database managed by the Irish Family History Foundation and its network of genealogy centres across the island, has uploaded a small but long-awaited package of baptismal register transcriptions for the Church of Ireland parish of Aglish.

They date from 1840 to 1922 and total 380 precious records. They join the parish's marriage records from 1845 to 1918.

The County Mayo database on RootsIreland holds records gathered and transcribed by two Genealogy Centres: The North Mayo Heritage Centre and the South Mayo Family Research Centre.

They are located at Crossmolina and Ballinrobe respectively and cover the county either side of a line that extends from Newport to Kilovee.

Together they have a huge 1.5million records available to search, covering collections of Roman Catholic, Church of Ireland, Presbyterian and Methodist church records, census substitutes, civil registrations of births, marriages and deaths, and more than 115,000 gravestone inscriptions. To view the up-to-date list of sources for county Mayo, click the logo above, or login/subscribe at RootsIreland.ie.