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MAYO RESOURCES & LINKS
« on: Sunday 14 June 09 18:25 BST (UK) »
Resources and Links in this Section organised by the following catagories:

Census Records & Census Substitutes
Church Records & Graveyards
Land Records & Maps
Directories
Places
People & Families
Libraries, Museums & History Groups
Schools, Workhouses, Institutions, Occupations
Misc. Links
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Re: MAYO RESOURCES & LINKS
« Reply #1 on: Sunday 14 June 09 18:25 BST (UK) »
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Re: MAYO RESOURCES & LINKS
« Reply #2 on: Sunday 14 June 09 18:25 BST (UK) »
Church Records & Graveyards
List of church records (all denominations)
Baptisms- Crossmolina 1831-5, 1838 and 1863
Baptisms- Islandeady Parish 1839 - 1889
Killawalla and Westport area Baptisms include those at .... Ballyburke, Bohaun, Derryncannan, Gorthbawn, Killadeer, Lecanvey Church, Sandy Hill and Stone Park.
Baptisms- Kilmoremoy   broken link
Baptisms- Louisburgh (Kilgeever) *Select records from header menu -thanks to Padraig

Marriages- Castlebar Parish 1824 - 1839

Marriages- Claremorris Parish 1806 - 1890
Knock Parish (R.C.) marriages
Westport Parish Births and some marriages
Church of Ireland website
Ardkell Baptisms 1899-1916 
Ballintober Parish baptisms 1840-1845
Mayo Abbey, Claremorris- bapt.- 1841
Co Mayo Records
Kiltimagh, Co Mayo Church Records, Baptisms
July 1861 to September 1880

Westport Births  1866 and 1867
The Half-Parish Church of Bushfield

Ballycastle (includes Doonfeeny and Kilbride civil parishes)
 Some of the parish registers are now online. See below.

Marriages:  http://goldenlangan.com/bcreg-marr.html
Deaths:  http://goldenlangan.com/bcreg-deaths.html



Gravestones:
Aghagower Cemetary, Ballindine New Cemetery, Bekan, Bohola, Burrishoole, Kilmovee, Kilkinure- Kiltimagh, Old Sleivemore- Achill Island, Midfield- Swinford, Saint Colman's- Claremorris, Saint Joseph's-  Ballindine, Saint Mary's Abbey- Ballinasmalla
Various records
Graveyard Inscriptions

Victoria Cross holders grave locations

Mayo cemeteries NEW


New Cemetery and Gravestone links  added August 2011 many thanks to DympJoyce
http://www.irishgraveyards.ie/
findagrave

Here is a useful site for Ballycastle area

The 'Headstones' section is very interesting - lots of photographs

http://www.goldenlangan.com/
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Re: MAYO RESOURCES & LINKS
« Reply #3 on: Sunday 14 June 09 18:26 BST (UK) »
Land Records & Maps
Townlands, Parishes, etc.
Counties are made up of parishes and parishes are made up of a group of townlands. If you are doing any research in Ireland these divisions become extremely important.
For further information:
http://www.irishtimes.com/ancestor/browse/records/land/townland.htm
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Townland
http://www.ancestryireland.com/database.php?filename=townlands
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To find townlands + parishes: www.thecore.com/seanruad (change default setting from exact match to find part of a word)
Also: www.logainm.ie/?menuItem=about&uiLang=en

Griffith's Valuation
For an excellent article on the work of Sir Richard Griffith go to:
www.leitrim-roscommon.com/GRIFFITH/more_to_griffiths.html
(at bottom of the page select a Word or PDF version of article)

1838 O.S. Maps
1876 Landowners of Ireland
1898 townlands transferred to Roscommon
civil parishes in Mayo
Mayo maps NEW

Reply #7 on this topic explains some reasons for Mayo/Roscommon confusion Added 22/6/10
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Re: MAYO RESOURCES & LINKS
« Reply #5 on: Sunday 14 June 09 18:28 BST (UK) »
Places

Co. Mayo islands
Achill Island
Aghagower
Castlebar
Castlebar message board
Clew Bay NEW
Crossmolina
East Mayo
Hollymount
Mallaranny
Ballycastle
Louisburgh
Shrule NEW
Mayo Memorial Peace Park
Some Co. Mayo places

Some Mayo photos NEW

"The Geograph British Isles project aims to collect geographically representative photographs and information for every square kilometre of Great Britain and Ireland."
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« Reply #6 on: Sunday 14 June 09 18:28 BST (UK) »
People & Families

Although most of the Waldron families in Ireland have long-established roots in the general Ballyhaunis area, there are families with the Waldron surname elsewhere in Ireland. The name has been in the country for the past four hundred years. "The exact origins of the Waldrons of Connacht is unclear: the general local opinion is that they were a branch of the Norman MacCostello family; but, their descent from a Waldron family of more recent English origin can not be ruled out."  www.waldronireland.com/association.html

Ancestral home of actress Grace Kelly: www.rootschat.com/forum/index.php/topic,155728.0.html

1849 Co. Mayo convictions:
http://freepages.genealogy.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~deesegenes/convict.html

Plunkett's evictions of 1860: www.tourmakeady.com

Forde family, Ballyhaunis area NEW
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Re: MAYO RESOURCES & LINKS
« Reply #7 on: Sunday 14 June 09 18:29 BST (UK) »
Libraries, Museums & History Groups

Museums and Heritage Centres: Ballintubber Abbey; Céide Fields Visitor Centre; Clew Bay Heritage Centre; Clogher Heritage Complex; Turlough Park, Castlebar; Croagh Patrick Information Centre; Enniscoe Museum; Belcarra Eviction Cottage; Fr Patrick Peyton Memorial Centre; Foxford Woollen Mills; Hennigan's Heritage Centre;
Ionad Deirbhle Eachleim Heritage Centre; Kiltimagh Museum; Knock Folk Museum; Mayo Abbey; Michael Davitt Museum; Partry House; Quiet Man Cottage Museum, Cong.

The Newport Historical Society's website contains lots of interesting information about
Newport and the Parish of Burrishoole as well as the Society's Journal Back the Road.  

Jackie Clarke Library, Ballina
Addergoole Titanic Society
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Re: MAYO RESOURCES & LINKS
« Reply #8 on: Sunday 14 June 09 18:29 BST (UK) »
Schools, Workhouses, Institutions, Occupations

Workhouses-
http://www.workhouses.org.uk/
Left Hand Side of Page - Workhouse Locations, Irish Poor Law Unions , Co. Mayo
Ballina, Ballinrobe, Belmullet, Castlebar, Claremorris, Killala, Newport, Swinford, Westport
 
Note: see this topic re: Ballina Workhouse 1901 census returns:
www.rootschat.com/forum/index.php?topic=215183.msg1117858#msg111
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