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Lyn Russell
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Marriage records

Post by Lyn Russell » Sun Nov 03, 2013 2:39 pm

My Grand Parents Martin russell and Mary Walsh were married at Kilkee in August 1863 can any one tell me if I can get a copy of their marriage certificate. Thanks for any help given.

johnmayer
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Re: Marriage records

Post by johnmayer » Sun Nov 03, 2013 3:31 pm

Try:
Civil Registration Office
The Sanfield Centre
Ennis, Co. Clare, Ireland
065 6868050

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Re: Marriage records

Post by pwaldron » Sun Nov 03, 2013 9:05 pm

For Catholic marriages before 1 Jan 1864, you can get a church certificate but not a civil certificate; write to Fr. Gerry Kenny P.P., Kilkee, Co. Clare.

As neither of your grandparents appears among the grand total of six non-Catholic marriages in the entire Kilrush registrar's district in 1863 (according to the index transcribed at familysearch.org), you are probably safe in assuming that they married in the Catholic church.

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