Ireland Certificates – details included

 

Ireland Certificates – details included

Details are included on a Birth Cert

Details on a Marriage Cert

Details included on a Death Cert

(see below)

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The following details are included on a Birth Cert

Registration District, County etc
Date & Place of Birth
Name (of Child)
Sex
Name and Surname and Dwelling Place of Father
Name and Maiden Surname of Mother
Rank or Profession of Father
Signature, Qualification and Residence of Informant
Date of Registration
Registrars name

Births were registered from 1864, but some were missed out in the early years. If the informant is a parent, or relation this is usually mentioned as the qualification – e.g. ‘Jane Murphy, Mother, Ballymahon’

   Sample Research Birth Cert (with some details obscured)

 

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Details on a Marriage Cert

Registration District, County etc
Name of Church
Date of Marriage
Name & Surname of bride & groom
Ages of bride & groom
Condition of bride & groom
Rank or Profession of bride & groom
Residence of bride and groom at time of Marriage
Fathers names and occupations
Name of priest/minister
name of witnesses
(plus ‘signature’ of bride & groom)

All marriages were registered from 1864. In addition to this Non-Catholic marriages, (i.e. Church of Ireland, Registry Office) were registered from 1845. Age is often entered as ‘full’, other possible options include an age given in years, or minor if under 21. Condition is usually one of Bachelor, Spinster, Widow, Widower etc

   Sample Research Marriage Cert (with some details obscured)

 

 

Details included on a Death Cert

Registration District, County etc
Date and Place of Death
Name and Surname
Sex
Condition
Age at last birthday
Rank, profession or occupation
Certified cause of death and duration of illness
Signature, Qualification and Residence of Informant
Date of registration
Registrars name

Deaths were registered from 1864. Condition is usually one of Bachelor, Spinster, Widow, Widower etc In the case of a married woman or child, the husband/father’s occupation is sometimes given – e.g. Theresa Reilly, wife of Farmer. If the informant is a family member this is usually mentioned as the qualification – e.g. on the death of a child ‘Patrick Kelly, Father, Dunmore’. In the case of a death in a Hospital, Institution etc – the usual residence (townland or street) is sometimes entered under the name.

   Sample Research Death Cert (with some details obscured)


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