Original Parish Registers now available online

2015-07-09 Millstreet Parish Baptismal Register 1853 to 1865 - front cover
Cover of the Millstreet Parish baptismal register from 1853 to 1863

We’re lucky that the Millstreet Parish (and Kerry Dioscese) baptism and marriage registrers have been digitised and indexed online since 2009, but yesterday the National Library of Ireland have put the microfilm of the of the Catholic Church Registers (pre 1900) for the whole country online. So where we had the information previously, we can now go and see the original entry in the parish registers.

There are four Registration Books for the Millstreet Parish (click the links below to see each one):


Bordering Millstreet Parish, other register books of interest are:

map - Millstreet & surrounding parishes
Map of Millstreet and Surrounding Parishes – Parishes in blue are in the Kerry Diocese, Parishes in white are in the Cloyne Diocese, and parishes in green are in the Cork & Ross Diocese


Having browsed some of the records, and having compared them to the online records, it became obvious that whoever was transcribing the online records left entries blank where [read more …] “Original Parish Registers now available online”