Carlow Cathedral Register.
January 12th, 1827. - Received Matilda
Fitzmaurice into the
Catholic Church , daughter of Harmon Fitzmaurice, Esq. (signed)
17th May, 1833. - Received William Kells into the
Catholic Church and gave him condition Baptism in the presence of
James Knox and James Kirwan. (signed) W.
18th January 1827.
- Received James Kealy into the Church. (signed) T.
January 1827. -Received Winnifrid Monica Bennet into the Church,
born at Red Mills, (Wells?) Baltinglass now resides at Pollerton
Received Julia Clarke daughter of George
Clarke into the
Catholic Church. (signed) T. O'Donnell.
18th January 1827.
-Baptised Anne daughter of William Sackville and Margaret
Sackville, Sponsors; Patt Farrell and Mary
Patrick Scully married Judith Murphy, Feb.
1827. Witnesses; William Bowles and Mary Kelly.
3rd November 1827, Received Elizabeth Monaghan
into the R.C.C. and Baptized her in the presence of Bernard
Masterson, John Carroll, Christopher Ratighan and Bernard Monaghan.
(signed) T. O.Donnell.
2nd March 1828. Jane Jeffries Nobles, into the
R.C. Church March 2nd, by receiving the Sacrament of Baptism at the
age of 24 years.
4th December 1826. Received into the Catholic
Church on the 13th of last. Jane Hamilton daughter of James
Hamilton, and Nanagh Gall--formerly of town of Carlow.
- 5th October, 1833. I this day received Elizabeth Holmes into
the Catholic Church, administered to her conditionally Baptism
and absolved her from censures in presence of Patrick and --?--
- (signed) ?-- Hackett. C.C.
September 25th 1832. Baptism Register. John son of Edward Calaher
and Cathleen Monahan. Quarries, Sponsors; Mathew Cahill and Sarah
Drury.----Entered in "Residence" section: ---- "Not Paid-- -he has
£18 / 4 shillings per year, had 3 children baptised and never paid".
[Note added 2010. most of the entries in this register has
entered "Paid" for a Baptism recorded at 2 shillings and 6 pence, --
increase of only 4 pence in 58 years! (1774 register, recorded
"Paid" at 2 shillings and 2 pence for a Baptism].
11th October 1830. I have received Harrit Cahill into the
Catholic church and absolved her from all censures that she may
heretofore contracted. Witness, Joseph Cahill. ( signed) P.W. C.C.
12th November 1832. I Received widow Cath. Mc Donald residing at
the Dublin Road, into the Catholic Church in the presence of Edward
Curren and Bridget McDonald. (signed) Wm. Hackett, C.C.
October 26th 1832. I have administered the Sact. of Baptism
Conditionally to Thomas Thompson and received him into the
H.C.Church and absolved him from his Censures. Present J. Nolan.
(signed) T. O' Donnell.
6th July 1833. Received Margaret Kells aged 70 years into the
Church and gave conditional Baptism in presence of Ann Cosslett and
Received Henry Adair aged 9 years into the Church and gave him
Conditional Baptism in presence of Ann Cosslett and Anastasia
20th December 1833. Eliza Milly Baptized and received into the
church absolved from Censures --aged 17.
1833. Hanna Gearson baptized and received into the church on her
- 22nd December 1826.
- The Following have been received into the R.C. Church in the
presence of John Deighan,
- George Kirby the 2nd December.
- John Williams 41 years.
- Daniel Hackett 34 years.
- William Hackett 9 years.
- Esther Hackett ~~~~~
- John Hackett
"a strolling black"
Extract from Carlow Cathedral Baptism Register 1866:
- Seaconemow John. Convert. A strolling black from Calcutta here on
this day baptised having been under instruction for a month or more.
- Patt Murphy of Dublin Road answered for him at the font.
- He thinks he is about 35 years of age.
- Received by Father O' Neill.
Transcribed by Jean Casey