Catholic Parish Registers-Meath

Diocese of Meath website and map of parishes

http://www.dioceseofmeath.ie/parishes

There may be breaks in the registers of months or even years so many parish are incomplete even for the years listed.

ARDCATH and Clonalis
Custodian: The Parish Priest, Ardcath, Garristown, Co. Dublin.
Civil parishes of Ardcath, Clonalvy, Cushenstown and Piercetown.
Baptisms: 1795-present.
Marriages: 1797-present.
Burials: 1919-present.

ATHBOY and Rathmore.
Indexed by the Meath Heritage Centre.
Custodian: The Parish Priest, the Parochial House, Athboy, Co. Meath.
Civil parishes of Athboy and Rathmore.
Baptisms: 1794-99, 1807-26, 1827-present.
Marriages: 1794-99, 1807-present.
Burials: 1794-98, 1807-26, 1827-48, 1865-73, 1919-present.

BALLINABRACKEY Castlejordan and Ballyboggan.
Custodian: The Parish Priest, The Parochial House, Ballinabrackey, Kinnegad, Co. Westmeath.
Civil parishes of Ballyboggan and Castlejordan. The rest of the parish is in Co. Offaly.
Baptisms: 1826-present.
Marriages: 1826-present.
Burials: 1848-49.

BALLIVOR.
Indexed.
Custodian: The Parish Priest, Ballivor, Co. Meath.
The civil parish of Killaconnigan and parts of the parishes of Killyon and Castlerickard.
Baptisms: 1837-present.
Marriages: 1837-present.
Burials: 1837-present.
The parishes of Ballivor and Kildalkey were united for a period.

BEAUPARC / YELLOW FURZE also includes Blacklion and Kentstown.
Indexed by the Meath Heritage Centre.
Custodian: The Parish Priest, Beauparc, Navan, Co. Meath.
The civil parishes of Ardmulchan, Ballymagarvey, Brownstown, Danestown, Kentstown, Painestown, Piercetown and Timoole.
Baptisms: 1815-present.
Marriages: 1816-present.
Burials: 1816-39, 1919-present.

BOHERMEEN – Ardbraccan, Boyerstown, Cortown.
Indexed by the Meath Heritage Centre.
Custodian: The Parish Priest, The Parochial House, Bohermeen, Navan, Co. Meath.
The civil parishes of Ardbraccan, Balrathboyne, Liscartan and Martry.
Baptisms: 1832-present.
Marriages: 1831-present.
Burials: 1833-42, 1865-68, 1915-present.

CARNAROSS and Mullaghea.
Indexed by the Meath Heritage Centre.
Custodian: The Parish Priest, Carnaross, Kells, Co. Meath.
The civil parishes of Castlekeeran (or Loughan) and Dulane.
Baptisms: 1806-7, 1808-15, 1827-present.
Marriages: 1805-20, 1823-25, 1828-present.
Burials: 1805-56, 1919-present.

CASTLETOWN-KILPATRICK and Fletcherstown.
Indexed by the Meath Heritage Centre.
Custodian: The Parish Priest, Castletown-Kilpatrick, Navan, Co. Meath.
The civil parishes of Castletown, Clongill, Drakestown, Kilshine and Knock.
Baptisms: 1805-22, 1826-present.
Marriages: 1816-22, 1824-41, 1842-present.
Burials: 1919-present.

CLONMELLON and Killallon.
Indexed by the Meath Heritage Centre.
Custodian: The Parish Priest, Clonmellon, Navan, Co. Meath.
The civil parish of Killallon. The rest of the parish is in Co. Westmeath.
Baptisms: 1759-84, 1785-1809, 1815, 1819-present.
Marriages: 1757-84, 1784-1809, 1815, 1819-present.
Burials: 1757-64, 1819-1850.

COLLON
Custodian: The Parish Priest, Collon, Drogheda, Co. Louth.
The civil parish of Collon. The rest of the parish is in Co. Louth. Collon parish is in the Diocese of Armagh.
Baptisms: 1789-1807, 1819-present.
Marriages: 1789-1807, 1817-45, 1848-present.

CURRAHA and Trevet. See also Ratoath.
Custodians: The Parish Priest, Curraha, Ashbourne, Co. Meath and the Parish Priest, Donaghmore, Ashbourne, Co. Meath.
The old parish of Curraha was made up of the civil parishes of Kilmoon, Kilbrew, Crickstown, Donaghmore and Greenoge. Greenoge and Donaghmore became part of the new parish of Ashbourne/Donaghmore.
Earlier register for 1780-89 preserved in Ratoath.
Donnymore ( Donaghmore ) and Kilbride.
Baptisms: 1802-23.
Marriages: 1802-23.
Burials: 1802-23.
Curraha and Donnymore (Donaghmore). Parish formed 1823.
Baptisms: 1823-present.
Marriages: 1823-present.
Burials: 1833-63.

DONORE and Rosnaree.
Custodian: The Parish Priest, Donore, Drogheda, Co. Louth.
The civil parishes of Donore, Knockcommon and part of Duleek.
Baptisms: 1840-present.
Marriages: 1840-41, 1850-present.

DROGHEDA, ST. MARY’S.
Indexed by the Meath Heritage Centre.
Custodian: The Parish Priest, St. Mary’s, Drogheda, Co. Louth.
Civil parishes of Colpe, Kilsharvan and St. Mary’s.
Colpe are now part of the new parish of Laytown/Mornington. Part of St. Mary’s is now the new parish of Holy Family, Ballsgrove.
Baptisms: 1835-present.
Marriages: 1870-present.
Deaths: 1820-present.
St. Mary’s, Drogheda is the parish south of the river Boyne. The northern part of Drogheda is the parish of St. Peter’s and is in the diocese of Armagh. The town of Drogheda is in County Louth.

DRUMCONRATH and Loughbracken.
Custodian: The Parish Priest, The Parochial House, Drumconrath, Navan, Co. Meath.
The civil parishes of Ardagh, Drumcondra and Loughbracken.
Baptisms: 1811-present.
Marriages: 1811-present.
Burials: 1813-20, 1861-72.
There is a census of the parishes of Drumcondrath and Loughbracken, taken on the 2nd of April 1871, included in the registers.

DULEEK.
Indexed by the Meath Heritage Centre.
Custodian: The Parish Priest, The Parochial House, Duleek, Co. Meath.
The civil parishes of Duleek and Duleek Abbey.
Baptisms: 1852-present.
Marriages: 1852-present.
Burials: 1919-present.

DUNBOYNE Kilbride, Rathregan and Ballymaglasson.
Indexed by the Meath Heritage Centre.
Custodian: The Parish Priest, Dunboyne, Co. Meath.
The civil parishes of Dunboyne and Kilbride and parts of the parishes of Rathregan and Ballymaglasson.
Baptisms: 1798-present.
Marriages: 1787-present.
Burials: 1787-present.

DUNDERRY Robinstown, Kilbride, Moymet and Bective.
Indexed by the Meath Heritage Centre.
Custodian: The Parish Priest, The Parochial House, Dunderry, Navan, Co. Meath.
The civil parishes of Bective, Churchtown, Clonmacduff, Kilcooley, Moymet, Rataine and Tullaghanogue.
Baptisms: 1837-65, 1867-69, 1870-present.
Marriages: 1841-65, 1867-69, 1871-present.

DUNSHAUGHLIN Knockmark and Culmullen.
Indexed by the Meath Heritage Centre.
Custodian: The Parish Priest, Parochial House, Dunshaughlin, Co. Meath.
The civil parishes of Culmullen, Dunshaughlin and Knockmark.
Baptisms: 1789-1843, 1849-present.
Marriages: 1801-1834, 1849-present.
Burials: 1789-1828, 1863-1872.

JOHNSTOWN and Kilcarn.
Indexed by the Meath Heritage Centre.
Custodian: The Parish Priest, Johnstown, Navan, Co. Meath.
The civil parishes of Athlumney, Dowdstown, Follistown, Kilcarn, Monktown, Staffordstown and Templekeeran.
Baptisms:
1839-present.
Marriages: 1839-present.

KELLS and Girley.
Indexed by the Meath Heritage Centre.
Custodian: The Parish Priest, The Parochial House, Kells, Co. Meath.
The civil parishes of Burry, Girley and Kells.
Baptisms: 1791-1827, 1828-present.
Marriages: 1791-present.
Burials: 1794-1824, 1920-present.

KILBEG Carlanstown and Staholmock.
Indexed by the Meath Heritage Centre.
Custodian: The Parish Priest, Kilbeg, Kells, Co. Meath. The civil parishes of Emlagh, Kilbeg and Staholmog.
Baptisms: 1817-52, 1858-present.
Marriages: 1810-13, 1818, 1830-52, 1858-present.
Burials: 1830-43, 1870-71, 1919-present.
Population figures by townland are included for the year 1841.

KILCLOON and Batterstown.
Custodian: The Parish Priest, Kilcloon, Dunboyne, Co. Meath.
The civil parishes of Balfeagan, Kilclone, Moyglare and Roddanstown and parts of the parishes of Rathregan and Ballymaglasson.
Baptisms: 1836-present.
Marriages: 1836-present.
Burials: 1919-present.

KILDALKEY.
Indexed by the Meath Heritage Centre.
Custodian: The Parish Priest, Kildalkey, Navan, Co. Meath.
The civil parish of Kildalkey.
Baptisms: 1782-present.
Marriages: 1782-present.
Burials: 1782-1882, 1908-13, 1919-present.
The parishes of Ballivor
and Kildalkey were united for a period.

KILMAINHAMWOOD.
Custodian: The Parish Priest, Kilmainhamwood, Kells, Co. Meath.
The civil parishes of Kilmainham and Moybologue.
Baptisms: 1869-present.
Marriages: 1869-present.
Kilmainhamwood is in the diocese of Kilmore.

KILMESSAN Dunsany and Killeen.
Indexed by the Meath Heritage Centre.
Custodians: The Parish Priest, Kilmessan, Navan, Co. Meath and The Curate, Dunsany, Navan, Co. Meath.
The civil parishes of Assey, Balsoon, Dunsany, Killeen, Kilmessan, Trubley and Scurlockstown.
Baptisms: 1742-50, 1756-68, 1791-1832, 1832-present.
Marriages: 1742-50, 1756-68, 1791-1832, 1832-present.
Burials: 1756-68, 1791-1832, 1832-present.
Some of the above records are divided into separate Kilmessan and Dunsany registers.

KILSKYRE and Ballinlough.
Indexed by the Meath Heritage Centre.
Custodian: The Parish Priest, Kilskyre, Kells, Co. Meath.
The civil parishes of Diamor and Kilskeer.
Baptisms: 1784-present.
Marriages: 1784-90, 1808-41, 1842-present.
Burials: 1784-90, 1859-73, 1919-present.
Included is a list of children confirmed from 1784 to 1790. Some of the records are divided into separate Kilskyre and Ballinlough registers.

KINGSCOURT and Enniskeen.
Custodian: The Parish Priest, The Parochial House, Kingscourt, Co. Cavan.
The civil parish of Enniskeen. The rest of the parish is in Co. Cavan.
Baptisms: 1838-54, 1864-present.
Marriages: 1838-61.
Burials: 1846-58.
Kingscourt town is in County Cavan but the parish is in the diocese of Meath.

KINNEGAD Clonard.
Custodian: The Parish Priest, Kinnegad, Co. Westmeath.
The civil parish of Clonard. The rest of the parish is in Co. Westmeath.
Baptisms: 1827-present.
Marriages: 1844-present.
Burials: 1869-present.

LOBINSTOWN Heronstown and Newtown.
Custodian: The Parish Priest, Lobinstown, Navan.
The civil parishes of Inishmot, Killary, Mitchelstown and Siddan.
Baptisms: 1823-present.
Marriages: 1823-present.
Burials: 1919-present.

LONGWOOD and Killyon.
Indexed by the Meath Heritage Centre.
Custodian: The Parish Priest, Longwood, Co. Meath.
The civil parishes of Castlerickard and Killyon and parts of the parishes of Clonard and Rathcore.
Baptisms: 1829-present.
Marriages: 1829-present.
Burials: 1829-55.

MOUNTNUGENT Kilbride and Killeagha.
Custodian: The Parish Priest, Mountnugent, Co. Cavan.
The civil parishes of Kilbride and Killeagh.
Baptisms: 1831-present.
Marriages: 1832-present.

MOYNALTY.
Indexed by the Meath Heritage Centre.
Custodian: The Parish Priest, The Parochial House, Moynalty, Kells, Co. Meath.
Baptisms: 1830-present.
Marriages: 1829-present.
Burials: 1830-present.

MOYNALVEY and Galtrim.
Custodian: The Parish Priest, Moynalvey, Summerhill, Co.Meath.
The civil parishes of Derrypatrick, Galtrim, Kilmore and Kiltale.
Baptisms: 1811-28, 1831-present.
Marriages: 1783-86, 1811-28, 1831-present.
Burials: 1811-28, 1877-80, 1919-present.
Some of the above include records from Summerhill.

NAVAN
Indexed by the Meath Heritage Centre.
Custodian: The Administrator, St. Mary’s, Navan, Co. Meath.
The civil parishes of Ardsallagh, Donaghmore, Dunmoe and Navan.
Baptisms: 1782-1813, 1842-present.
Marriages: 1853-present.
Burials: 1868-80, 1919-present.
Some, not all, baptisms are recorded in the above registers.

NOBBER and Cruicetown.
Indexed by the Meath Heritage Centre.
Custodian: The Parish Priest, Nobber, Co. Meath.
The civil parishes of Nobber and Cruicetown.
Baptisms: 1754-present.
Marriages: 1757-present.
Burials: 1757-1866.

OLDCASTLE Loughcrew and Moylough.
Indexed by the Meath Heritage Centre.
Custodian: The Parish Priest, Oldcastle, Co. Meath.
The civil parishes of Loughcrew, Moylough and Oldcastle.
Baptisms: 1789-1807, 1808-present.
Marriages: 1789-1807, 1808-40, 1841-present.
Burials: 1789-1807, 1808-09, 1919-present.

ORISTOWN Kilberry and Donaghpatrick.
Indexed by the Meath Heritage Centre.
Custodian: The Parish Priest, Oristown, Kells, Co. Meath.
The civil parishes of Donaghpatrick, Kilberry and Teltown.
Baptisms: 1757-84, 1797-1814, 1831-1840, 1847-present.
Marriages: 1763-80, 1783-84, 1797-1801, 1801-42, 1848-present.
Burials: 1783-1801, 1813-14, 1847-89, 1919-present.

RATHKENNY Rushwee, Grangegeeth. See also Slane.
Indexed by the Meath Heritage Centre.
Custodian: The Parish Priest, Parochial House, Rathkenny, Co. Meath.
The civil parishes of Gernonstown, Grangegeeth, Rathkenny and Stackallen.
Baptisms: 1784-1815, 1818-61, 1866-present.
Marriages: 1784-88, 1818-44, 1846-57, 1866-present.
Burials: 1914-present.
The earlier registers include Monknewtown and Dowth.

RATHMOLYON Kill and Enfield.
Indexed by the Meath Heritage Centre.
Custodian: The Parish Priest, The Parochial House, Rathmolyon, Co. Meath.
The civil parishes of Rathcore and Rathmolyon.
Baptisms: 1878-present.
Marriages: 1878-present.

RATOATH and Ashbourne. See also Curraha.
Custodian: The Parish Priest, Parochial House, Ratoath, Co. Meath.
The civil parishes of Cookstown, Killegland, Ratoath and part of Rathbeggan.
Baptisms: 1781-present.
Marriages: 1780-present.
Burials: 1789-1818.
Some of the records are for the parishes of Ratoath and Curraha.
Ashbourne is now a separate parish and is joined to Donaghmore which was part of Curraha parish.

SKRYNE Rathfeigh and Trevet.
Indexed by the Meath Heritage Centre.
Custodian: The Parish Priest, Parochial House, Skryne, Tara, Co. Meath.
The civil parishes of Macetown, Skryne, Tara, Trevet, Rathfeigh and parts of Lismullen and Templekeeran.
Baptisms: 1841-present.
Marriages: 1842-present.

SLANE.
Custodian: The Parish Priest, Parochial House, Slane, Co. Meath.
The civil parishes of Dowth, Fennor, Monknewtown and Slane.
Baptisms: 1851-present.
Marriages: 1851-present.
Burials: 1919-present.
Some earlier records are in Rathkenny parish registers.

STAMULLEN and Gormanstown.
Indexed by the Meath Heritage Centre.
Custodian: The Parish Priest, Preston Hill, Stamullen, Co Meath.
Civil parishes of Ballygarth, Julianstown, Moorechurch and Stamullen.
Baptisms: 1831-present.
Marriages: 1830-present.
Burials: 1834-77, 1919-present.
There is also a record of the names, ages and condition of those who emigrated from the parish during 1866-1873 together with the place to which they emigrated.

SUMMERHILL and Gallow.
Indexed by the Meath Heritage Centre.
Custodian: The Parish Priest, Parochial House, Summerhill, Co. Meath.
The civil parishes of Agher, Drumlargan, Gallow and Laracor.
Baptisms: 1812-present.
Marriages: 1812-present.
Burials: 1812-1836.

TRIM and Boardsmill.
Indexed by the Meath Heritage Centre.
Custodian: The Parish Priest, Parochial House, Trim, Co. Meath.
The civil parishes of Trim and Newtownclonbun.
Baptisms: 1829-48, 1851-52, 1854-present.
Marriages: 1829-48, 1850, 1855-present.
Burials: 1831-41.

TULLYALLEN and Mellifont.
Custodian: The Parish Priest, Parochial House, Tullyallen, Drogheda, Co. Louth.
The civil parish of Tullyallen. The rest of the parish is in Co. Louth.
Baptisms: 1816-34, 1837-44, 1845-present.
Marriages: 1816-34, 1837-44, 1845-present.
Burials: 1816-34, 1837-44, 1845-present.