Kinsale Parish Family History

Kinsale RC Church: Baptisms, Marriages & Burials

local access / microfilms in National Library, Dublin  /


Civil Registration [Vital Records]: Births, Marriages & Deaths

Cork Registration Office, Adelaide St., Cork      021 427 5126

Births, Marriages &  Deaths from 1864

Computerised Records; Births form 1864, Marriages & Deaths from 1930s


Also Online: [free]; [fee-paying]

www.familysearch.orga free site with millions of Irish records, particularly the Indexes to the Civil Registration Births, Marriages & Deaths.

www.findmypast.ieEneclann, an award-winning research and publishing house with extensive experience in family history in Ireland, and findmypast, a leading family history website, initially launched in the UK. [Payment]                               

Census of Ireland, 1901 and 1911

Tithe Applotment Books, 1823 – 37

Soldiers’ Wills, 1914 – 1917

Nineteenth-century census survivals (1821-1851)

Valuation Office House and Field Books (1848–1 60)

Census Search Forms for the 1841 and 1851 Census

Calendars of Wills and Administrations, 1858 – 1922


Catholic parish registers

property records such as estate papers and maps



published family histories

local history society publications



The mid-19th century land tax / rate record – essential research, with maps

One importance aspect of the Valuation information is the access to the actual 6 inch townland maps, showing all the buildings and fields. These are the original OS maps, but for the Griffith’s Valuation, the engineers marked the various holdings in the townland, and linked them with the numbers in the first column. Cork Genealogical Society

Meetings: Second Tuesday of each month from September to May, Family History Centre, Cork  & [contains a good guide to Kinsale records] Both historic 6” and modern maps


Trinity College, Dublin – TCD: Many online manuscripts,

eg 1641 Depositions –  & 1851 Dublin City Census – The Bureau of Military History

Information includes the Witness Statements of The Troubles, Army Census 1922?


www.historicgraves.ieincludes The Abbey, St. Multose & Ringrone

            Work in progress – a nationwide project, plotting, photographing and transcribing all headstones


https://www.irishnewsarchive.comincluding most of the local newspapers – fee paying. However it is now free to those with County Library tickets in any branch library. news clippings, in collaboration with Boston College



NOTE: This is not an exclusive list of sources