Diocese of Elphin, Co. Galway - Marriages and Baptisms
Contributed by Carol Granville


Diocese of Elphin
These records are very old, and mostly unreadable. Carol has managed to extract the following marriages and baptisms

Parish of Roscommon and Kiltivan                                                      Marriages : January 10, 1820 - August 27, 1864

October 5, 1820 - James Gallivan and Mary Coffee
Witnesses: Eugene Mannion and Bridget Coffee

November 29, 1820 - John Connely and Bridget Connely
Witnesses: Michael Connely and Catherine Spelman

December 8, 1820 - John ?? and Catherine Ford
Witnesses: Michael Dolan and Bridget Ford

August 18, 1821 - Michael Geraghty (?) and Honoria Ward
Witnesses: James Raynold and Catherine Ward

Parish of Ahascragh and Killosolon                                                    Baptisms: 1835-1881

March 27, 1840 - CREAGHAN, MARGARET, Born: March 19, 1840
Parents: Thomas Creaghan and Mary Tannian
Sponsors: James Kelly and Mary Gavin

December 27, 1841 - CREAGHAN, MARGARET, Born: December 25, 1841
Parents: Thomas Creaghan and Mary Tannian
Sponsors: Thomas Kelly and Elaanor Donaghue

December 3, 1842 - BRIEN, PATRICK, Born: December 1, 1842
Parents: M. Brien and Anna Tannian
Sponsors: Patrick Gately and Catherine Martin(?)

November 13, 1843 - CREAGHAN, CATHERINE, Born: November ?, 1843
Parents: Thomas Creaghan and Mary Tannian
Sponsors: Thomas Kelly and Margaret Ma?????

October 31, 1844 - CREAGHAN, MARK, Born: October 25, 1844
Parents: William Creaghan and Bridget Queeny
Sponsors: Thomas nad Catherine Queeny

February 15, 1845 - CREHAN, BRIDGET, Born: February 9, 1845
Parents: John Crehan and Catherine Keating
Sponsors: Andrew and Joan Lyons

March 8, 1845 - TANNIAN, JOHN, Born: March 5, 1845
Parents: Dermot Tannian and Bridget Martin
Sponsors: Pat Kelly and Honora Martin

November 16, 1845 - CREAGHAN, SARAH(?), Born: November 13, 1845
Parents: Thomas Creaghan and Mary Tannian
Sponsors: John Gavin and Eleanor Kearney(?)

November 29, 1845 - KEATING, MATHEW(?), Born: November 25, 1845
Parents: Thomas Keating and Eleanor Costelloe
Sponsors: Laurence Keating and Mary Costelloe

April 15, 1846 - TANNIAN, BRIDGET, Born: April 9, 1846
Parents: John Tannian and Bridget Mannion,
Sponsors: Thomas Cain and Bridget ???

June 15, 1846 - CREAGHAN, MARY, Born: June 13, 1846
Parents: William Creghan and Bridget Queeny
Sponsors: Edmund Carney and Mary Lally
(NOTE: Difference in spelling of Creaghan and Creghan is not a typo)

NOTE: After Entry of August 30, 1846:
"The Parish of Caltra was at this date united with Aschragh under the Rev. Richard McLoughlin and the Entries of Baptisms were not kept separate for Caltra until the June following at the return of the Rev. Callaghan."

January 20, 1848 - CREGHAN, SARA, Born: January 17, 1848
Parents: Thomas Creghan and Mary Tannian
Sponsors: William Creaghan and Bridget Queeny

March 6, 1848 - CREGHAN, JAMES, Born: March 6, 1848
Parents: John Creghan and Mary McDowd
Sponsor: Patrick Martin

March 11, 1848 - KEATING, LAURENCE, Born: March 5, 1848
Parents: Thomas Keating and Eleanor Costelloe
Sponsors: James Connery and Mary Coffy

March 19, 1849 - CREAGHAN, THOMAS, Born: March 16, 1849
Parents: William Creaghan and Bridget Queeny
Sponsors: Edmund Carney and Catherine Lally

April 22, 1850 - CREAGHAN, FRANCIS, Born: March 17, 1850
Parents: Thomas Creaghan and Mary Kearney
Sponsors: Mark Creaghan and Mary Creaghan

September 7, 1850 - KEATING, MARY, Born: September 5, 1850
Parents: Thomas Keating and Eleanor Costelloe
Sponsors: Pat and Bridget Manton(?)

April 4, 1851 - CREGHAN, MARY, Born: April 4, 1850
Parents: John Creghan and Mary McDermott
Sponsors: John McCue and Bridget Creghan

August 29, 1851 - CLARKE, MARY, Born: August 29, 1851
Parents: Patrick Clarke and Bridget Creghan
Sponsors: John and Bridget Creaghan

February 9, 1853 - GERAGHTY, CATHERINE, Born: February 9, 1853
Parents: Thomas Geraghty and Mary Creaghan
Sponsors: Patrick Fahey and Bridget Creaghan

June 18, 1853 - CREAGHAN, WINIFRED, Born: June 18, 1853
Parents: Thomas Creaghan and Mary Tannian
Sponsors: Pat Cruly and Eleanor Donoghue

November 13, 1853 - GEOGHAN, PATRICK, Born: November 13, 1853
Parents: Thaddeus Geoghan and Mary Kelly
Sponsors: Eugene Smyth and Anne Owens

April 30, 1854 - KEATING, THOMAS, Born: April 23, 1853
Parents: Thomas Keating and Eleanor Costelloe
Sponsors: Thomas Stanton(Manton?) and Honora Gelmer?????

June 6, 1854 - GERRAGHTY, MARY, Born: June 6, 1854
Parents: Patrick Gerraghty and Bridget Creaghan
Sponsors: James Kilroy and Catherine Creaghan

September 15, 1856 - CREAGHAN, Michael, Born: September 15, 1856
Parents: William Creaghan and Bridget Owens
Sponsors: Pat Dillon and Eleanor Fahey

September 28, 1856 - GAVEN, Mary, Born: September 26, 1856
Parents: Patrick Gaven and Mary Creaghan
Sponsors: Andrew Gaven and Bridget Clarke

October 1, 1856 - COONEY, Michael, Born: October 1, 1856
Parents: Peter Cooney and Eleanor Raftery
Sponsors: Thomas Connelly and Bridget Kelly

March 17, 1857 - KEATING, Patrick, Born: March 17, 1857
Parents: Patrick Keating and Mary Cooney
Sponsors: Thomas Cassidy and Bridget Hardy


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