Friday 8 March 2024

Records from 15 more Cork graveyards join SkibbHeritage database

Skibbereen Heritage's excellent Cork Graveyard Database has been updated with another tranche of burial register records. This upload of 27,000 records brings the total number of burials in the collection to 82,702, while the number of cemeteries and burial grounds covered has risen to 128.

Most of the deaths occurred in the 20th century and early 21st. Burials in the last ten years are not included.

The records have been made available to Skibbereen Heritage Centre by Cork County Council, who are now responsible for each of the sites and hold the original registers.

This latest tranche of records relate to burials from the following graveyards:

The updated database includes records from 128 graveyards
  • St Mary's Passage West
  • Ballyclough
  • Burnfoot
  • Banteer
  • Killingley
  • Carrigaline St Mary's
  • St John's Coachford
  • North Kilmurry near Berrings
  • Kilmurry St Mary's
  • Marmullane, Kilmueey
  • Matehy
  • Aghabulloge
  • Garrycloyne, All Saints
  • Dunbullogue
  • Kilfauygnabeg, Old Graveyard

Having extended the geograpahical spread of this collection, the West Cork Graveyard Database has been renamed the Cork Graveyard Database.

Huge congratulations and thanks to the SkibbHeritage team for their ongoing hard work in creating this wonderful and free collection.