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Kilmood Civil Parish, County Down, Northern Ireland Genealogy

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Ireland Gotoarrow.png County Down Gotoarrow.png Kilmood Civil Parish

The following information is a starting point for records about the civil parish of Kilmood. The information is based on locations and records before 1922.

Historical OverviewEdit

History
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Kilmud, or Kilmood is a parish in the union of Newtown-Ardes, barony of Lower Castlereagh, county Down, province of Ulster. The living is a vicarage in the diocese of Down.

In the Roman Catholic divisions the parish forms part of the district of Saintfield.

Localities
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RecordsEdit

CemeteriesEdit

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CensusEdit

The purpose of a census was to gather information about people who lived in an area. While the government began census taking in 1821, only fragments exist before 1901. Censuses for 1901 and 1911 are available. Read more about the records in the Ireland Census article.

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Church recordsEdit

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Church of IrelandEdit

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PresbyterianEdit

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MethodistEdit

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Society of FriendsEdit

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OthersEdit

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Civil RegistrationEdit

Government registration of births and deaths began in 1864. Registration of Protestant marriages began in 1845, with all marriages being registered by 1864. Go to the Ireland Civil Registration article to read more about these records.

Land recordsEdit

The Registry of Deeds started in 1708. Land transactions were recorded, including immovable property passed on in a will and property given to a daughter at her marriage. Read more about these records in the Ireland Land and Property article.

Probate recordsEdit

Probate dealt with the property of a deceased person. Read more about these records in the Ireland Probate Records article.

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School recordsEdit

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Tax recordsEdit

The valuation of property for tax purposes was started in the 1840s by Richard Griffith. A tax paid to the church, call Tithe Applotments, began in the 1820s. Read about these records in the Ireland Taxation and Ireland Land and Property articles. Add records for this parish that you know about.

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Further ReadingEdit

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