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Roman Catholic
City Parishes Baptisms Marriages Deaths
St. John's 1788 - 1797 & 1825 - 1899 1821 - 1899
St. Mary's 1745 - 1899 1745 - 1900
St. Michael's 1776 - 1901 1772 - 1892
St. Munchin's 1764 - 1792 & 1798 - 1900 1764 - 1792 & 1798 - 1835 & 1838 - 1900
St. Patrick's 1804 - 1821 & 1824 - 1827 & 1832 - 1899 1806 - 1899
County Parishes Baptisms Marriages Deaths
Abbeyfeale 1829 - 1900 1825 - 1900
Adare 1832 - 1900 1832 - 1900
Ardagh 1845 - 1900 1841 - 1900
Ardpatrick 1861 - 1900 1861 - 1899
Askeaton 1829 - 1899 1829 - 1899
Athea 1830 - 1900 1827 - 1900
Ballingarry 1825 - 1828 & 1849 - 1899 1825 - 1836 & 1850 - 1899
Ballyagran & Colmanswell 1841 - 1844 & 1847 & 1850 - 1899 1841 - 1844 & 1847 & 1851 - 1899
Ballybricken & Bohermore 1800 - 1900 1800 - 1900
Ballylanders 1842 - 1900 1848 - 1900
Banogue 1861 - 1899 1861 - 1899
Bruff 1781 - 1793 & 1804 - 1900 1781 - 1900
Bulgaden 1812 - 1899 1812 - 1898
Caherconlish 1841 - 1899 1841 - 1842 & 1846 - 1899
Cappagh 1841 - 1899 1841 - 1898
Cappamore 1842 - 1899 1843 - 1899
Castleconnell 1850 - 1900 1863 - 1900
Coolcappagh & Kilcolman 1827 - 1900 1828 - 1900
Cratloe 1822 - 1901
Croagh 1836 - 1900 1844 - 1900
Croom 1828 - 1900 1770 - 1779 & 1783 - 1794 & 1806 - 1900
Donaghmore 1830 - 1899 1827 - 1846 & 1849 - 1899
Doon 1824 - 1899 1839 - 1899
Dromcolliher & Broadford 1830 - 1900 1830 - 1900
Dromin & Athlacca 1817 - 1837 & 1849 - 1900 1817 - 1837 & 1849 - 1899
Effin & Garrenderk 1843 - 1899 1843 - 1899
Emly 1810 - 1899 1809 - 1899
Fedamore 1806 - 1822 & 1854 - 1902 1806 - 1825 & 1854 - 1900
Feenagh & Kilmeedy 1832 - 1899 1850 - 1851 & 1853 - 1899
Galbally & Aherlow 1810 - 1899 1809 - 1899
Glenroe & Ballyorgan 1853 - 1899 1853 - 1899
Glin 1851 - 1898 1851 - 1899
Hospital & Herbertstown 1810 - 1899 1811 - 1813 & 1815 - 1887
Kilbeheny & Anglesborough 1824 - 1899 1825 - 1899
Kilcornan & Stonehall 1825 - 1899 1825 - 1900
Kildimo & Chapelrussell 1831 - 1900 1831 - 1900
Kilfinnane 1831 - 1911 1832 - 1899
Killeedy 1840 - 1899 1841 - 1910
Kilmallock 1837 - 1899 1837 - 1899
Kilteely & Dromkeen 1815 - 1829 & 1832 - 1899 1816 - 1829 & 1832 - 1899
Knockaderry 1816 - 1820 & 1838 - 1899 1816 - 1820 & 1838 - 1899
Knockainy 1808 - 1899 1808 - 1899 1819 - 1821
Knocklong & Glenbrohane 1809 - 1818 & 1823 - 1899 1809 - 1819 & 1823 - 1856 & 1859 - 1899
Loughill & Ballyhahill 1855 - 1899 1855 - 1899
Mahoonagh/Castlemahon 1812 - 1830 & 1832 - 1899 1807 - 1910
Manister 1826 & 1828 - 1899 1826 - 1900
Monagea 1776 - 1792 & 1809 & 1812 - 1813 & 1829 - 1831 & 1833 - 1900 1777 - 1784 & 1787 - 1794 & 1796 - 1813 & 1829 - 1900
Mungret & Crecora 1844 - 1900 1844 - 1900
Murroe & Boher 1814 - 1899 1815 - 1899
Newcastle West 1815 - 1905 1815 - 1899 & 1908-1911
Oola & Solohead 1809 - 1828 & 1837 - 1879 1810 - 1828 & 1832 - 1881
Pallasgrean & Templebredon 1811 - 1899 1811 - 1899
Parteen & Meelick (See Co. Clare) 1814 - 1833 & 1835 - 1836 & 1839 - 1900
Patrickswell, Lurriga & Ballybrown 1801 - 1899 1802 - 1899
Rathkeale 1811 - 1812 & 1821 - 1823 & 1831 - 1899 1811 & 1813 & 1814 - 1899
Rockhill & Bruree 1825 - 1834 & 1836 - 1837 & 1840 - 1899 1825 - 1899
Shanagolden 1824 - 1899 1824 - 1899 1832 - 1849
Templeglantine 1864 - 1910 1865 - 1910
Tournafulla 1867 - 1899 1867 - 1899

Church of Ireland Parishes
City Parishes Baptisms Marriages Deaths
St. John's 1697 - 1916 1697 - 1918 1697 - 1918
St. Mary's 1697 - 1916 1726 - 1918 1699 - 1918
St. Michael's 1803 - 1916 1799 - 1918 1809 - 1911
Garrison Church 1858 - 1906 ------------- 1865 - 1906
Trinity Church 1846 - 1916 1904 - 1918 -----------
St. Munchin's 1735 - 1768 & 1797 - 1916 1735 - 1768 & 1797 - 1918 1735 - 1768 & 1797 - 1918
St. Patrick's 1881 - 1916 1845 - 1918 1881 - 1918
County Parishes Baptisms Marriages Deaths
Abington 1811 - 1911 1813 - 1911 1810 - 1918
Adare 1826 - 1916 1826 - 1918 1826 - 1918
Ardcanny & Chapel Russell 1802 - 1916 1802 - 1918 1805 - 1918
Askeaton 1877 - 1916 1845 - 1918 1877 - 1918
Ballingarry 1785 - 1916 1698 - 1715 & 1730 - 1734 & 1786 - 1918 1698 - 1718 & 1730 - 1735 & 1785 - 1918
Bruff 1859 - 1916 1845 - 1918 1859 - 1918
Caherconlish & Ballybrood 1888 - 1916 -------- 1890 - 1918
Cahirnarry (Cahernarry) 1877 - 1916 1846 - 1918 1877 - 1918
Cappamore 1858 - 1916 1860 - 1910 1842 - 1918
Corcomohide ------------- 1845 - 1882 -------------
Croagh ------------- 1850 - 1868 -------------
Croom 1877 - 1916 1847 - 1918 1878 - 1918
Doon 1804 - 1877 1812 - 1845 1812 - 1873
Fedamore 1840 - 1891 1845 - 1888 -------------
Kilcornan 1892 - 1916 1845 - 1918 1893 - 1918
Kildimo ---------- 1850 - 1881 ----------
Kilfergus/Glin 1812 - 1916 1815 - 1918 1836 - 1918
Kilfinane 1713 - 1749 & 1804 - 1916 1708 - 1749 & 1804 - 1918 1710 - 1741 & 1798 - 1918
Kilflynn 1813 - 1916 1813 - 1918 1813 - 1918
Kilkeedy 1773 - 1792 & 1802 - 1916 1774 - 1796 & 1802 - 1918 1797 - 1799 & 1799 - 1845
Killaliathan 1879 - 1916 1883 - 1918
Killeedy 1879 - 1885 1847 - 1892 ----------
Killeely ---------- 1846 - 1874 ----------
Kilmallock 1882 - 1916 1846 - 1918 1883 - 1918
Kilmeedy 1805 - 1907 1806 - 1844 1806 - 1911
Kilmurry 1889 - 1916 1846 - 1918 1887 - 1918
Kilpeacon 1891 - 1916 1848 - 1918 1895 - 1918
Kilscannell 1824 - 1895 1825 - 1886 1860 - 1887
Knockainy 1882 - 1916 1846 - 1918 1883 - 1918
Loughill ---------- 1846 - 1918 1883 - 1918
Mungret 1851 - 1865 1845 - 1872 1843 - 1918
Nantinan 1877 - 1916 1845 - 1918 1878 - 1918
Newcastle West 1844 - 1916 1845 - 1918 1848 - 1918
Particles 1841 - 1916 1804 - 1812 ----------
Rathkeale 1742 - 1916 1744 - 1918 1742 - 1918
Rathronan 1818 - 1865 1817 - 1918 1824 - 1877
Shanagolden 1879 - 1916 1847 - 1913 1881 - 1918
Stradbally 1792 - 1916 1789 - 1918 1791 - 1918
Tullybrackey 1888 - 1916 1851 - 1887 1888 - 1918

Methodist Church
Parish / Church Baptisms Marriages Deaths
Methodist Wesley Chapel, George Street 1824 - 1916
Methodist Chapel, Bedford Row 1878 - 1896

Presbyterian Church
Parish / Church Baptisms Marriages Deaths
Limerick City 1829 - 1916

Society of Friends (Quaker Church)
Parish Baptisms Marriages Deaths
Limerick City 1653 - 1861 1652 - 1863 1655 - 1863

Civil Records
City District Births Marriages Deaths
Limerick No. 1 1864 - 1912 1864 - 1912 1864 - 1912
Limerick No. 2 1864 - 1912 1864 - 1911 1864 - 1912 & 1912 - 1948
(Limerick County Infirmary)
Limerick No. 3 1864 - 1913 1864 - 1913 1864 - 1912
Limerick No. 4 1864 - 1912 1864 - 1899 1864 - 1911
County District Births Marriages Deaths
Abbeyfeale 1864 - 1869 1864 - 1912 1864 - 1912
Adare ---------- 1864 - 1915 1864 - 1912
Annacotty 1864 - 1916 1864 - 1919 1864 - 1915
Ardagh ---------- 1864 - 1912 1864 - 1911
Askeaton ---------- 1864 - 1924 1864 - 1919
Broadford ---------- 1864 - 1914 1864 - 1900 & 1903 - 1912
Bruff 1864 - 1915 1864 - 1925 1864 - 1921
Bruree 1864 - 1916 1864 - 1917 1864 - 1918
Caherconlish 1864 - 1913 1864 - 1928 1864 - 1914
Castletown ---------- 1864 - 1912 1864 - 1920
Clarina ---------- 1864 - 1928 1864 - 1913
Croom ---------- 1864 - 1913 1864 - 1914
Feenagh ---------- 1864 - 1921 1864 - 1917
Galbally 1864 - 1917 1864 - 1916 1864 - 1916
Glin/Tarbert No. 2 ---------- 1868 - 1919 1868 - 1919
Grean 1879 - 1909 1864 - 1913 1864 - 1913
Hospital 1864 - 1915 1864 - 1921 1864 - 1913
Kilfinane 1864 - 1915 1864 - 1921 1864 - 1918
Kilmallock 1864 - 1914 1864 - 1911 1864 - 1912
Mitchelstown No. 2 ----------- 1899 - 1921 1899 - 1911
Murroe ----------- 1864 - 1919 1864 - 1911
Newcastle West ----------- 1864 - 1922 1864 - 1912
Pallaskenry ----------- 1864 - 1918 1864 - 1912
Rathkeale No. 1 ----------- 1864 - 1917 1864 - 1914
Rathkeale No. 2 ----------- 1864 - 1925 1864 - 1916
Shanagolden ----------- 1864 - 1915 1864 - 1911
Civil Marriages-Non Catholic Marriages
Abbeyfeale Church of Ireland ---------- 1845 - 1910 ----------
Adare Methodist Church ---------- 1869 - 1941 ----------
Athlacca Church of Ireland ---------- 1847 - 1903 ----------
Ballingrane Methodist Church ---------- 1867 - 1941 ----------
Ballybrood Church of Ireland ---------- 1845 - 1861 ----------
Ballycahane Church of Ireland ---------- 1848 - 1860 ----------
Ballylanders Church of Ireland ---------- 1852 - 1877 ----------
Baptist Church ---------- 1903 - 1941 ----------
Bruree Church of Ireland ---------- 1847 - 1883 ----------
Caherconlish Church of Ireland ---------- 1845 - 1918 ----------
Cahercorney Church of Ireland ---------- 1852 ----------
Cappamore Church of Ireland ---------- 1860 - 1910 ----------
Congregational Church ---------- 1882 - 1898 ----------
Corcomohide Church of Ireland ---------- 1845 - 1882 ----------
Croom Church of Ireland ---------- 1865 - 1941 ----------
Doon Church of Ireland ---------- 1845 - 1911 ----------
Drehidtarsna Church of Ireland ---------- 1846 - 1868 ----------
Dromkeen Church of Ireland ---------- 1846 - 1885 ----------
Galbally Church of Ireland ---------- 1846 - 1919 ----------
Grean Church of Ireland ---------- 1846 - 1925 ----------
Kilbehenny Church of Ireland ---------- 1847 - 1918 ----------
Kildimo Church of Ireland ---------- 1850 - 1881 ----------
Killaliathan Church of Ireland ---------- 1851 - 1918 ----------
Kilmallock Church of Ireland ---------- 1846 - 1933 ----------
Limerick City Registrar's Office ---------- 1845 - 1927 ----------
Methodist Chapel George Street ---------- 1865 - 1941 ----------
Methodist Chapel Bedford Row ---------- 1881 - 1907 ----------
Mungret Church of Ireland ---------- 1845 - 1872 ----------
Newcastle Church of Ireland ---------- 1854 - 1897 ----------
Presbyterian Church ---------- 1846 - 1941 ----------
Rathkeale Church of Ireland ---------- 1845 - 1930 ----------
Rathkeale Methodist Church ---------- 1873 - 1921 ----------
Rathronan Church of Ireland ---------- 1845- 1891 ----------
Society of Friends (Quakers) ---------- 1848 - 1941 ----------
St. John's Church of Ireland ---------- 1845 - 1941 ----------

Census Records

Year Description
1901 Census of Ireland

To aid your search of the 1901 Census for Limerick we have compiled a list of the Roman Catholic parishes and the corresponding District Electoral Divisions (DEDs) which are used in the census. As the boundaries differ, a parish can contain a number of DEDs (or just parts of them) and a District Electoral Division can extend over more than one parish.

Roman Catholic Parishes District Electoral Division
City Parishes
St. John's Limerick No. 6 Urban, Limerick South Rural
St. Mary's Limerick No. 1 Urban, Limerick No. 2 Urban
St. Michael's Limerick No. 3 Urban, Limerick No. 4 Urban, Limerick No. 5 Urban, Limerick No. 6 Urban, Limerick No. 7, Limerick No. 8 Urban, Limerick South Rural
St. Munchin's Limerick No. 2 Urban, Limerick North Rural
St. Patrick's Ballysimon, Ballyvarra, Limerick No. 1 Urban, Limerick South Rural, Roxborough
County Parishes
Abbeyfeale Abbeyfeale, Caher, Dromtrasna, Port
Adare Adare North, Adare South, Croagh, Dromard, Dunnaman, Kilcornan
Ardagh Ardagh, Glensharrold, Kilscannell, Newcastle West Rural, Rooskagh
Ardpatrick Ardpatrick, Particles
Askeaton Askeaton East, Askeaton West, Castletown (North), Iverus, Lismakerry, Riddlestown
Athea Glenagower, Glensharrold, Kilmoylan, Rathronan, Rooskagh
Ballingarry Ballingarry, Ballygrennan, Ballynoe (East), Cloncagh, Coolrus, Kilfinny
Ballyagran & Colmanswell Ballyagran, Castletown (South), Colmanswell
Ballybricken Ballybricken, Ballysimon, Ballyvarra, Caherconlish West, Caherelly
Ballylanders Anglesborough, Ballylanders, Cullane
Banogue Abbeyville, Athlacca, Ballynabanogue, Coolrus, Croom
Bruff Bruff, Crean, Dromin, Grange, Knockainy, Rathmore
Bulgaden & Ballinvana Bulgaden, Emlygrennan, Uregare
Caherconlish & Caherline Caherconlish East, Caherconlish West, Kilmurry
Cappagh Croagh, Nantinan, Riddlestown
Cappamore Bilboa, Caherconlish East, Cappamore, Doon West
Castleconnell Ballyvarra, Castleconnell
Coolcappagh & Kilcolman Dunmoylan East, Dunmoylan West, Glensharrold, Kilscannell, Lismakerry, Riddlestown
Croagh Croagh, Dromard, Kilfinny, Rathkeale
Croom Adare South, Croom, Dunnaman, Garrane, Kilfinny
Doon & Castletown Bilboa, Cappamore, Doon South, Oola
Donaghmore & Knockea Ballybricken, Ballysimon, Limerick South Rural, Roxborough
Dromcolliher & Broadford Boola, Broadford, Dromcolliher, Mount Plummer
Dromin & Athlacca Athlacca, Ballynabanogue, Crean, Dromin, Uregare
Effin & Garrenderk Ballymacshaneboy, Colmanswell, Tobernea
Fedamore Ballybricken, Fedamore, Grange, Kilpeacon, Rathmore
Feenagh & Kilmeedy Ballynoe (East), Dromcolliher, Feenagh, Kilmeedy
Galbally Anglesborough, Duntryleague, Galbally
Glenroe & Ballyorgan Darragh, Griston, Kilflynn
Glin Fleanmore, Glin, Kilfergus
Hospital & Herbertstown Cahercorney, Hospital, Knockainy, Knocklong
Kilbeheny & Anglesborough Anglesborough, Kilbeheny, Kilglass, Knocknascrow
Kilcornan & Stonehall Castletown (North), Kilcornan, Pallaskenry
Kildimo & Chapelrussell Adare North, Ballynacarriga, Castletown (North), Kildimo, Pallaskenry
Kilfinnane Ardpatrick, Kilfinnane
Killeedy Ballintobber, Cleanglass, Glengort, Monagay, Mountplummer
Kilmallock Ardpatrick, Bruree, Kilmallock
Kilteely & Dromkeen Kilteely
Knockaderry Ardagh, Ballyallinan, Ballynoe West, Cloncagh, Knockaderry, Newcastle
Knockainy Knockainy, Uregare, Emlygrennan
Knocklong & Glenbrohane Duntryleague, Emlygrennan, Glenbrohane, Griston, Knocklong
Loughill & Ballyhahill Fleanmore, Kilmoylan, Loughill, Mohernagh
Mahoonagh & Castlemahon Broadford, Danganbeg, Knockaderry, Mahoonagh, Newcastle
Manister Abbeyville, Crecora, Garrane, Kilpeacon, Rathmore
Monagea Danganbeg, Garryduff, Monagay, Newcastle West
Mungret & Crecora Ballycummin, Carrig, Crecora, Kilpeacon, Patrickswell, Roxborough
Murroe & Boher Abington, Clonkeen, Glenstal
Newcastle West Ardagh, Garryduff, Newcastle
Oola & Solohead Oola, Templebredon
Pallasgrean & Templebredon Grean, Templebredon
Patrickswell, Lurriga & Ballybrown Adare South, Carrig, Clarina, Crecora, Patrickswell
Rathkeale Ballingarry, Ballyallinan, Dromard, Kilscannell, Rathkeale, Riddlestown
Rockhill & Bruree Ballyagran, Bruree, Colmanswell, Rockhill
Shanagolden Aughinish, Craggs, Dunmoylan East, Lismakerry, Loughill, Shanagolden, Shanid
Templeglantine Garryduff, Monagay, Templeglantine
Tournafulla Cleanglass, Glengort, Mount Collins
Census Substitutes
Year Source Number Coverage
1799 - 1867 Limerick Genealogy's in-house database of Limerick people listed in various documents and publications including the following; Limerick Chronicle, Limerick Evening Post, Old Limerick Journal, Freeman's Journal 8285 County Limerick
This database contains references to individuals living in Limerick city or county at a specific date in time during the period 1799 to 1867, giving their names, addresses and often occupations. Links to the original source material are also given. The sources are as follows;

  • Limerick voters for and against the Act of Union listed in the Limerick Chronicle on 25th September 1799 and 11th January 1800, published article "Limerick Divided by the Act of Union" by John Curtin in the Old Limerick Journal, Summer Edition, 2001.

  • "A List of Merchants, Manufacturers, Printers, Innkeepers etc., who placed advertisements in the Limerick Evening Post newspaper for the period 6 Nov 1811 to 21 Oct 1812" by Aine Thornhill, published in the Old Limerick Journal, Winter Edition, 1993.

  • "The chief inhabitants of the parishes of St. Mary's and St. John's, Limerick, in 1813" compiled by Rosemary ffolliott from the Limerick Chronicle, published in The Irish Ancestor Vol. 17 No 2. 1985.

  • Limerick City electors list 1817 from A history of the proceedings of the particularly interesting election, for a member, to represent the City of Limerick, in parliament, Dublin, 1817.

  • 1829 applications to register freehold published in the Limerick Chronicle.

  • 1836 applications to register freehold published in the Limerick Chronicle.

  • List of Limerick guilds members published in the Freemans Journal, 21st Oct 1840.

  • The Limerick Corporation Index of 1843.

  • Analysis of the late election of Limerick showing an entire list of the poll, Limerick, 1852.

  • List of persons in Limerick City demonstration in support of Manchester Martyrs, Allen, Larkin and O'Brien on 8th December 1867 from State Paper Office file Fenian Papers F5030, published article "Mourning the Martyrs" by Breandán Mac Giolla Choille in the Old Limerick Journal, Christmas 1987.


1824 - 1835Tithe Applotment Books 27,347County Limerick
1830 & 1835Head of households parish census 847St. Patrick's Roman Catholic parish
1857 Head of households parish census 199Athea Roman Catholic parish
1908 - 1922Census search forms 1841 & 1851 for Old Age Pension applications 1433County Limerick