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Discover Your Roots
Family History Search

This page is dedicated to anyone originated from Bunclody (formerly Newtownbarry until 1950) and curious to learn about their long lost ancestors.

The following resources may assist you in your search before and after your arrival in Bunclody.

Before your Arrival

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We recommend starting your research before your arrival in Bunclody. Take advantage of a variety of resources such as census and immigration records, birth, marriage, and death certificates, church records, and more. You can also access online databases, search through records or photographs, and contact the local archives or Bunclody library for assistance. With a bit of research and tenacity, you can uncover the stories of your ancestors and find out more about your family history.

1- General Background about Bunclody:

🇮🇪 History of Bunclody:

🏘️ From Newtownbarry to Bunclody:

🎙️ Andy Mahon's Recording - Remembering Bunclody in the early 1900s

2 - The National Archives of Ireland:

🏛️1901 and 1911 Census:

This website lets you search the census records by place, and view your ancestors’ neighbours,

or get information about the place they lived in.

📝 Bunclody is located in Wexford County

3 - Electronic Files of the Old Cemetery

🪦 Map and List of deceased men and women who died in Bunclody

4 - Bunclody History and Photos

🎞️ This Facebook Page lets you post photos and ask questions to thousands of group members.

🎤 Colette & Sue talk about Bunclody's Community

5 - Bassett’s Wexford County Guide and

Directory 1885

📖 Bassett’s Wexford is both a directory and a guide to the entire county in 1885. It is one of

the most important sources published for late nineteenth century Wexford, recording details (addresses and occupations) for over 11,000 people in the county.

📝 Refer to pages 343 to 357 for information on Newtownbarry 

6 - Catholic Parish Registry | Bunclody

📰  This website contains images of Catholic parish register microfilms (baptisms and marriages in Bunclody up to 1880).

7 - Church of Ireland Registry | Bunclody

📰  St Mary (Newtownbarry)

- Ellis Island

🇺🇸 If your family emigrated to the United States,

you may found records from the Ellis Island files.

Andy Mahon (Part 1)
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Andy Mahon (Part 2)
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While in Bunclody


1- Old Cemetery of Bunclody

🪦 Address: Carnew Rd, Ballinapark, Co. Wexford

2 - Bunclody Library

📚 Ask questions to our local librarian. Our library holds much valuable information!

Address: 4 R746, Carrickduff, Co. Carlow

Phone(053) 937 5466

3 - Church of the Most Holy Trinity

⛪️ Address: N80, Bunclody

Phone(053) 937 6190

4 - St Mary's Rectory, Church of Ireland

⛪️ Address: Church Rd, Newtownbarry, Bunclody

Phone: (087) 254-7836

Best of luck and see you soon

in Mon Petit Cottage!

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