Cork City & County Archives

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Cemetery/Burial Records 

The Cork City and County Archives holds the following Cemetery/Burial records:

  • Aghabullogue, 1938-88, (near Macroom, mid-West Cork).
  • Bantry, Abbey Graveyard West Cork, gravestone inscriptions and map, Ref U180
  • Bantry, Church Rd/Garryvorcha West Cork, gravestone inscriptions and map, Ref U180.
  • Bere/Beara, Barony of, West Cork, gravestone inscriptions, Ref: U23.
  • Caherlag, near Carrigtohill/Midleton, East Cork, Oct. 1896 - May 1972.
  • Carrigrohanebeg Cemetery (adjacent to Ballincollig, to the west of Cork City) burial register, 29 Dec 1896 -  1 Jun 1999
  • Clonmult, burial register 1946-98 (near Midleton, East Cork)
  • Cobh/Queenstown (25km Southeast of Cork City) Parish of Clonmel cemetery, register of interments, Jul. 1897 - Jul 1985
  • Cobh/Queenstown, Parish of Clonmel cemetery, register of burial grants (plot purchases), May 1897 –  Dec 1919.
  • Cobh/Queenstown, Old Church graveyard, applications for licences for interment in closed burial ground, from Aug. 1880 - c1900.
  • Cobh/Queenstown, Town Cemetery, register May 1879 - May 1907 online;  also registers for May 1907 -  Mar 1929 ; and Nov. 1933 - Sep. 1975.
  • Dunbullogue, 1896-1988 (Online), Templeisque, 1896-1986, Balivinny, 1959-1982, all to the North / Northeast of Cork City.
  • Inniscarra, 1896-2002 (10km West of Cork City)
  • Kilroan, near Kinsale, Feb. 1949 - Apr. 1973,
  • Kilcully, just to the North of Cork City, July 1931 - August 1974 (Online)
  • Military Cemetery (British Army), Assumption Hill, Cork City; survey of graves undertaken in 2009; graves mid 1800s- early 1900s (Ref. SM728).
  • Rathcooney  October 1896 - March 1941 (online) ; also March 1941 - October 1961. Near Glanmire on the eastern outskirts of Cork City.
  • St. Finbarr's Cemetery (major municipal cemetery, Glasheen Road, Cork City) 5 Dec 1867 - 10 Jun 1896. For access to later records of St.Finbarr’s Cemetery, contact Cork City Council cemeteries section at
  • St. Joseph's Cemetery Registers   (major municipal cemetery, Tory Top Road, Cork City), 1874 - 1947, (1877-1917 are online).
  • Society of Friends (Quakers), burial lists for Cork area, 1812-1894.
  • Whitechurch Cemetery (North of Cork City) burial registers: 4 Nov 1896 - 27 Aug 1986, 29 Sep 1986 - 13 Sep 2008.

Records listed above that are not yet online may be accessed in our Research Room by appointment


For those unable to come to the research room, we offer a limited free research service for burial records provided that the date of death or at least the month and year of death are known. To request this service, send on the names and dates of death to: