Ballyboys Civil Parish

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The following information is a starting point for records about the civil parish of Ballyboys. The information is based on locations and records before the Irish Civil War in 1922.

Historical Overview


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• Names of townlands
• Names of the surrounding parishes
• Name/description of district, poor law union, etc.
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Maps and gazetteers

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• General statement with link to [1901-1911] Ireland Census Records article
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Church records


Note that some of the Catholic parish registers of this county have been indexed by Meath Heritage Centre and by the Armagh Ancestry.  A search of the index will be conducted by these centers for a fee. Those indexed by Armagh Ancestry are indicated as "Indexed by AA." Microfilm copies of all registers are also available in the National Library of Irleand (NKI), and through the LDS library system.

Parish: Lordship see Ballymascanlon: Diocese: Armagh. Earliest records: birth 1.1838; marriage 1.1838;

Status: Records held by local church; National Library of Ireland (microfilm); Indexed by Armagh Ancestry (to 1900)

The Catholic parish of Lordship and Ballymascanlon is now called Ravensdale. It includes the civil parish of Ballyboy and part of Ballymascanlon.

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Baptisms 1838-1880
Marriages 1838-1880

Civil Registration

General statement with link to Ireland Civil Registration article

Land records

General statement about Registry of Deeds with link to Ireland Land and Property article

Probate records

General statement and link to the Ireland Probate Records article

School records

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Tax records

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• Tithe Applotment – standard statement linking to Ireland Land and Property article or Taxation?