: Tues August 15th 2006

Welcome to Newport Historical Society's Homepage
This is the main page for historical details of Newport
and the parish of Burrishoole in County Mayo .

Geocities is closing on October 26th and this site will no longer be available.
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Gerard Bracken. (1919 - 2005)



Added to site October 1st 2006

Social History of Cuilmore

Quaker Weavers in Newport 1720 - 1740

History of the Townland of Tawnamartola

1911 Census for the parish of Burrishoole. Search by surname

1911 Census for the parish of Burrishoole. Search by townland

The Tree of Life - Cuan Modh Centre

Minutes of Newport Poor Law Union

Volume 3 of Back the Road Out Now

List of Lectures and Field Trip

Lectures in Newport on writing the history of your townland

Postcards of Newport

Overseas Members

Gravestone inscriptions in the parish by Bernie McCafferty

Sign Guestbook

What's New on the Website?

View Guestbook

View old Guestbook

View older Guestbook

View even older Guestbook


Learn Irish set Dancing in Derrada

or Los Angeles

Just Published

Glorious Glenhest

Ruaidhr� Moran's site "Cloughmore Online"

Link to 1832 Tithes for the parish on Pat Heafey's site.

A partial list of graves in Burrishoole Graveyard

McDonnell and Dyra families of Callowbrack.

Holiday accomodation to rent in Newport

. Pictures of the parish taken by Mike Rashleigh . . .

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Details of the Historical Society .
View the contents of our journal Back the Road .
Link to 1832 Tithes for the parish on Pat Heafey's site
1901 Census for the parish now online!!
View the contents of the second volume of our journal Back the Road .
View a map of the parish showing townlands .
Townland index .
List of surnames in the parish .
Newport natives died in Chicago circa 1900.
List of new unindexed pages .
Future aims of the historical society .
Links to Newport and Mayo sites .
Links to Irish genealogy sites .
Links to Sources in the National Library for Newport.
Links to Other Sources of Materials on Newport not yet on the Web Page.
Our Site for Family Trees of the Parish.
Newport Historical Society, Rhode Island, USA

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