- Tithe Applotment Books circa 1830 - A record of property holders in each parish and the amount of tax levied for the upkeep of the established church. Some parishes incomplete. (microfilm)
- Griffith's Valuation 1855-1857 - Lists of all property holders in each townland in County Mayo, the person from whom the property was leased and the size of the holding. Griffith's Valuation is now available online on the askaboutireland website (external link: opens in new window)
- Genealogy Records of Mayo Ancestors (external link: opens new window) - this searchable database covers Birth/Baptism and Marriages and Death records from 1850 approx. to 1900.
Records cover pre-1901:
Church and Civil records of Marriages
Church records of Baptisms and Civil records of Birth and
Church Records of Burials and Civil Records of Deaths
Church records have various starting dates, depending on the Parish or Congregation while Civil records generally start in 1864 apart from non-Roman Catholic marriages which commenced in 1845. Records for several Church of Ireland parishes were, completely or partially, destroyed in the Records Office Fire of 1922. (PLEASE NOTE: www.mayoancestors.com is an external website and is not part of Mayo County Library's online services. Mayoancestors.com is a fee paying service and charges imposed are not in any way connected to Mayo County Library).
Further information available at the North Mayo Heritage Centre Ltd. website
- Census of Ireland 1901 & 1911 for Co. Mayo (microfilm) - names every individual in each house giving their age, religion, occupation, marital status, relationship to head of household, ability to read and write and ability to speak Irish.
The censuses of Ireland, 1901 & 1911 are now available online on the National Archives website searchable by all information categories (external link: opens in new window)
1901 Census Database - A searchable data base containing information transcribed from the 1901 census of Ireland can now be searched online at http://www.leitrim-roscommon.com/1901census/. (external link: opens in new window) The data base is now complete for Counties Mayo, Roscommon, Leitrim and Sligo and partially complete for County Galway. (Now with SOUNDEX Search Option)
- Parish Records - Burrishoole, Achill, Ballycroy, Kilbeagh
- Methodist Baptismal Records:
Castlebar 1829 - 1954
Belmullet 1851 - 1861
Westport 1853 - 1862
- Gravestone Inscriptions - Castlebar Old Cemetery, Meelick Old & Meelick New Cemetery, Bushfield, Bonnifinglas and Ballinrobe
- Website designed by interested genealogy researcher, Pat Deese (external link: opens in new window) http://freepages.genealogy.rootsweb.com/~deesegenes/ - major emphasize on the towns around Castlebar and Westport including church records, cemeteries, marriage, births etc.
- Family History in Ballycastle and North East Co. Mayo (external link: opens in new window)
This site is dedicated to family history in Ballycastle and NE county Mayo and offers several unique resources including:
- over 3,000 indexed photos of all the legible headstones from 22 graveyards around Ballycastle and throughout North East Mayo
- descendant charts for local families
- Mayo.ie - this site allows you to share your genealogy findings with others by using the Mayo Family Tree facility. This lets you upload details of your ancestors which will add to the main “Mayo Family Tree”. By doing this, you will be able to see how your ancestors are connected to other members of Mayo’s global family, which will allow you to discover new facts about your genealogy and meet new relations along the way. The site also has information on how to begin your search into your family ancestry as well as providing you with the online resources to access the data that you need.
Local History Department, Castlebar Central Library, John Moore Rd, Castlebar, Co. Mayo.
Phone: +353 (0)94 9047953