Green's Index to Marriage Licence Bonds - Cloyne

Published in 1899-1900, and continuing posthumously Herbert Webb Gillman's work of indexing marriage licence bonds made in Cork, Green's book contains an index of marriage licence bonds made in the diocese of Cloyne between the years 1630 and 1800. Select an option from the panel on the left to view the surnames included in the index. If you wish to browse through the index itself, select the Index option. The index is available in PDF format and is text searchable.

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From the Preface (page v):

'In the absence of Parish Registers and of Marriage Licence Grants, the next best evidence (which in such absence becomes then primary presumptive evidence) is a Marriage Licence Bond. [...] These bonds contain the names of the respective persons proposing to be married, and of the surety who joins, generally with the intending bridegroom, in the bond, and the residences or parishes of these persons, with occasionally other particulars relative to them.'


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