by ehistoryadmin on November 4, 2022

Press Release

04 November 2022

Selection of Co. Kildare Municipal Burial Grounds Registers digitised and now available online 

Kildare County Council’s County Archives service has made a selection of interment registers for 15 graveyards in Co. Kildare available via its Online Archives service. These include Ballybracken, Kildangan; Crosspatrick, Kilmeague; Fontstown, Athy; Laraghbryan, Maynooth; St. Conleth’s, Newbridge; St. Corban’s, Naas; Nicholastown, Athy, and Yewtree, Monasterevin. The range of dates covered varies from graveyard to graveyard with the earliest dating from 1887. These registers are an invaluable source for historians and family history researchers.

The County Archives currently holds records for 20 municipal burial grounds, consisting of interment registers, registers of purchases of graves and cash books.  For queries in relation to historic burials or graveyards contact Kildare County Archives at

Our Online Archives also includes Naas Poor Law Union Minute books from 1839 to 1858 and Athy Poor Law Union Indoor Relief registers from 1878 to 1918.

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