Kilmacduane Baptisms 1854-1881 and Marriages 1853-1867

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Kilmacduane Baptisms 1854-1881 and Marriages 1853-1867

Post by Sduddy » Fri Feb 16, 2018 9:48 am

Here attached is my transcription of Kilmacduane baptisms 1854 – 1880: https://registers.nli.ie/registers/vtls ... 1/mode/1up
The original register is lost. This is a transcription of a transcription made in 1926 by Fr. P. Ryan.
Fr. Ryan made a lot of mistakes. These become obvious when the data is sorted by the father’s surname, and again when sorted by the mother’s surname. But I have not attempted to change any of his transcription, or amend any of his mistakes. Researchers now have the advantage of being able compare the names that they suspect are wrong with the civil birth records on http://www.irishgenealogy.ie. - look under Kilrush.
All of the question marks are Fr. Ryan’s, except a few in parentheses which are mine. All the notes are his notes and show that he took great pains with his task.

Sheila

The transcription, which was attached here, has been transferred to Donated Material: http://www.clarelibrary.ie/eolas/coclar ... ecords.htm
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Re: Kilmacduane Baptisms 1854-1881 and Marriages 1853-1867

Post by Sduddy » Fri Feb 16, 2018 9:51 am

Here attached is my transcription of Kilmacduane marriages 1853 – 1867: https://registers.nli.ie/registers/vtls ... 1/mode/1up

Again this is a transcription of a transcription made by Fr. P. Ryan in 1927, but I have given the Latin names in English. Again all the question marks are Fr. Ryan’s, except a few in parentheses which are mine.

Just three letters of freedom (to marry in another parish) are recorded:
Letter of freedom for Daniel Reidy to marry Susan Moylan, issued Jan. 29, 1864.
Letter of freedom for Andrew Calnan, issued Feb. 07, 1860 (bride-to-be not recorded).
Letter of freedom for John Quin, Brisla, issued Feb. 13, 1860 (bride-to-be not recorded).

Sheila

The transcription, which was attached here, has been transferred to Donated Material: http://www.clarelibrary.ie/eolas/coclar ... ecords.htm
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Re: Kilmacduane Baptisms 1854-1881 and Marriages 1853-1867

Post by murf » Sat Feb 17, 2018 10:45 pm

Thanks so much for that Sheila.
I have a particular interest in Kilmacduane for it is the home of the Callinan branch of my family, and I have spent many hours poring over the microfilm trying to squeeze out that extra drop of info. It is so nice now to see all the data consolidated by your alpha listings.
The work you are doing is so valuable.
You are saving us all many headaches and sore eyes :P

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Re: Kilmacduane Baptisms 1854-1881 and Marriages 1853-1867

Post by Sduddy » Sun Feb 18, 2018 11:47 am

Thanks Murf

It looks like Fr. P. Ryan had a lot of difficulty with that trancription, and does not seem to have been the first priest who struggled to put some order on the records: on page 34 (online) of the marriage register, Fr. Ryan says, “ The year 1859 seems to have been the first that a regular record of Baptisms and Marriages was made. Earlier entries have, I believe, been compiled either from fragmentary documents or from information supplied by the people to Rev. M. Quinlivan, P.P., who it appears succeeded in the pastoral charge to the Rev. William Moloney in Nov. 1858”

Sheila

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Re: Kilmacduane Baptisms 1854-1881 and Marriages 1853-1867

Post by Sduddy » Sun Feb 18, 2018 11:50 am

In 1926 Fr. Ryan added this list of priests to his transcription of Kilmacduane baptisms (see page 182 online: https://registers.nli.ie/registers/vtls ... 2/mode/1up

Names of Priests who ministered in this parish in so far as the names are ascertainable. Kilmacduane and Kilmihill were one parish until 1848. In early Christian days in this country Kilmacduane was served from Scattery [Island], vide Mescal. There are no records up to the year 1704.
Rev. Gilbert Brody died 1728 – buried in Kilmihill cemetery. Sole Priest in Penal days, vide Bourke.
Rev – Drouke flourished 1757.
Rev. William Honan flourished about 1770 to 1800 – a native of the parish
Rev. Friar Hickey lived and worked in the parish about this same period.
Rev. Patrick Kelly: succeeded Fr. Honan – died 1830 – a native of the parish – Clohanbeg.
Rev. Timothy Kelly - 1830-1848 – a native of Cragaknock – died P.P. Kilrush.
Rev. William Moloney - 1848 -1858 (Nov.) - died in parish.
Rev. Michael Quinlivan - 1858- 1869 (Feb.) - died P. P. Kilkee
Rev. Andrew Newport -1869-1879 – a native of Ennis – died in parish.
Rev. Patrick Shannon -1879-1886 – a native of Ennis – died in parish
Rev. Bartholomew Scanlan -1886- - a native of Kilrush – died P.P. Castleconnel
Rev. Hugh Gleeson - 1903 – a native of Portroe – died in parish.
Rev. M. B. Canon Curry -1903-1915 – a native of this parish – died in parish.
Rev. J. Hehir -1915- adhunc florens – a native of Crusheen.

List of assistant Priests:
The late Dean Kenny was curate here at the time of the Battle of Waterloo.
Rev. Timothy Kelly was C.C. [Catholic Curate] here from 1826 (aprox.) to 1830.
Rev. Edward Furnice and William Moloney – 1837 – belonged to Ossory Diocese.
Rev. Edward Furnice and Laurence Considine – 1840.
Rev. Edward Furnice and Cornelius O’Gorman – 1841.
Rev. Michael Tuohy, 1850, C.C. to Frs. William Moloney and Dollard - apparently administrators of Kilmacduane and Kilmihill respectively.
Rev. Sylvester Malone, C.C. in both parishes simultaneously – 1854.
Rev. Sylvester Malone, C.C. in Kilmacduane alone. Died P.P. Kilrush 1905.
Rev. Thomas Hill - 1858-1861.
Rev. William O’Brien - 1861-
Rev. Fr. Roughan
Rev. Fr. Meehan, C.C. in seventies.
Rev. Fr. Hogan – died P.P. Kilmaley
Rev. Fr. Sullivan
Rev. P. McInerney – died P.P. Castleconnell
Rev. P. M. O’Kelly – native of Doonaha – died C.C., Ennis.
Rev. William Buckley – died P.P. Upper Feakle
Rev. Denis O’Dea – presently P.P. Newmarket
Rev. Daniel Hayes – presently P.P. Kilmihill

Sheila

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