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Donaghmoyne Civil Parish, County Monaghan, Ireland Genealogy

Guide to Donaghmoyne Civil Parish, County Monaghan ancestry, family history, and genealogy. Parish registers, transcripts, baptism records, marriage records, and burial records.


The following information is a starting point for records about the civil parish of Donaghmoyne. The information is based on locations and records before 1922.

Historical OverviewEdit

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Donaghmoyne is a parish in the barony of Farney, county of Monaghan, province of Ulster. The parish is a vicarage in the dioncese of Clogher.

In the Roman Catholic Church the parish is partly in the district of Inniskeen, and partly a benefice in itself. There are three chapels located at Donaghmoyne, Lisdoonan and Tapla. There is also another chapel at Drumcatton belonging to the union of Inniskeen.

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To find the names of the Townlands in this civil parish use the following website: List of townlands of County Monaghan

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CemeteriesEdit

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CensusEdit

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Civil RegistrationEdit

Government registration of births and deaths began in 1864. Registration of Protestant marriages began in 1845, with all marriages being registered by 1864. Go to the Ireland Civil Registration article to read more about these records.

Land recordsEdit

The Registry of Deeds started in 1708. Land transactions were recorded, including immovable property passed on in a will and property given to a daughter at her marriage. Read more about these records in the Ireland Land and Property article.

Probate recordsEdit

Probate dealt with the property of a deceased person. Read more about these records in the Ireland Probate Records article.

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School recordsEdit

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Tax recordsEdit

The valuation of property for tax purposes was started in the 1840s by Richard Griffith. A tax paid to the church, call Tithe Applotments, began in the 1820s. Read about these records in the Ireland Taxation and Ireland Land and Property articles. Add records for this parish that you know about.

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