Query re early Ennistymon baptism register

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Query re early Ennistymon baptism register

Post by Sduddy » Sat Jan 15, 2022 10:52 am

Ennistymon is in the parish of Kilmanaheen. I transcribed the only baptism register made available online by the National Library of Ireland, back in 2017. That register starts at 1870, and the baptisms recorded are mostly of children whose births were also recorded in the civil records, so it is not at all as valuable to researchers as a pre-1864* register would be. I was regretful about this and in my posting on Nov 18, 2017, I said,
Here attached is my transcription of Kilmanaheen baptisms 1870 – 1880: https://registers.nli.ie/registers/vtls ... 1/mode/1up
It’s a pity it’s for such a short period of time. Some day an earlier register for Kilmanaheen will turn up and it will be a massive tome.
(http://www.ourlibrary.ca/phpbb2/viewtop ... f=1&t=6928)

Well, now I see that there is an earlier register, which goes right back to 1822, if not earlier: in a posting by bobcusack, on Dec 5, 2013, on the topic of “Michael Cusick c1820 County Clare”, he says,
On my last visit to Ireland, I saw in the baptism register at Ennistymon a Roger Morgan (4) was baptised on 31 Aug 1822 to parents Michael Morgan and Mary Donnellan
. (http://www.ourlibrary.ca/phpbb2/viewtop ... f=1&t=5520)

Does anyone know where that register is now, please?

*1864 was when civil registration of births deaths and marriages was begun.


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