Thursday, 3 January 2013

RCBL places more indexed Anglican records online

The Representative Church Body Library in Dublin has just placed online further parish registers indexes, this time for Newtownbarry (Bunclody) Union, which includes records for the following parish churches:

Newtownbarry – St Mary’s Church
Baptisms 1799-1903
Marriages 1799-1903
Burials 1799-1903

Barragh – St Paul’s Church
Baptisms 1799-1805 And 1831-1879
Marriages 1799-1805 And 1830-1903
Burials 1799-1805 And 1838-1878

Clonegal – St Fiaac’s Church
Baptisms 1792-1903
Marriages 1792-1906
Burials 1792-1903

Kilrush – St Brigid’s Church
Baptisms 1878-1903
Marriages 1845-1903
Burials 1878-1903

The link for the document is - the index is a composite of entries in alphabetical order for the four parishes, but each entry's source is clearly identified.

The main RCBL page carrying the indexes, created in response to the stalling of the Irish Genealogy web project (, is at

(With thanks to the Genealogical Society of Ireland via Twitter at @GenSocIreland)


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