Ireland Marriages (FamilySearch Historical Records)

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Record Description

This index is an electronic index for the years 1619 to 1898.

It is not necessarily intended to index any specific set of records. This index is not complete for any particular place or region. This collection may include information previously published in the International Genealogical Index or Vital Records Index collections.

Coverage Table

The Coverage Table shows the places and time periods of the original records in this collection. The table indicates how many records the collection has from each place. Most of the records in the collection are from the time periods listed in the table; however, the collection may have a few records from before or after the time period.

The pre-1864 totals include civil marriages of Protestants beginning in 1845 and may reflect duplicate entries. 

Locality Marriages, 1619-1863 Marriages, 1864-1870
Antrim 101,516 44,445
Armagh 59,636 5,108
Carlow 37,324 924
Cavan 38,116 5,740
Clare 33,070 3,588
Cork 56,211 24,776
Donegal 42,283 42,283
Down 85,608 33,025
Dublin 70,220 13,063
Fermanagh 41,045 6,386
Galway 34,931 6,860
Kerry 57,661 17,630
Kildare 34,337 1,319
Kilkenny 33,552 1,941
Leitrim 33,642 1,632
Limerick 50,805 14,043
Londonderry 63,052 14,629
Longford 34,277 2,443
Louth 34,475 2,893
Mayo 37,092 6,576
Meath 33,417 2,115
Monaghan 42,079 6,900
Roscommon 76,947 28,440
Sligo 46,062 12,083
Tipperary 36,347 7,467
Tyrone 55,896 5,557
Waterford 35,432 4,472
Westmeath 52,348 10,890
Wexford 35,142 4,639
Wicklow 35,194 3,472
Total 424,444

Citation For This Collection

The following citation refers to the original source of the information published in Historical Records collections. Sources include the author, custodian, publisher, and archive for the original records.

"Ireland, Marriages, 1619-1898." Index. FamilySearch. : accessed 2013. Index based upon data collected by the Genealogical Society of Utah, Salt Lake City.

Record Content and Use

For details about the contents of these records and help using them see the wiki article Marriages Vital Record Index Collections (FamilySearch Historical Records).

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