Girl’s Register Four Mile Water (Durrus) National School, West Cork, 1866-1930, Boys 1883-, Pupils name, Townland, Parents Occupation, Former School if Relevant given, some Financial Records, one parent James Gilhooley, Irish Parliamentary Party MP for West Cork and Member of Bantry Band’.

A number of people in Ireland and worldwide are developing a project to bring together the various records to include those born in the district.   This will include verifiable dates of birth education, parents, townland, education, occupation marriage and if relevant emigration, Places of emigration may include Ottowa Valley, Canada, Boston, Rochester New York, Casper Wyoming, New York and San Francisco, South Wales, England, Australia, New Zealand, South Africa.   If you have any interest or information to include please forward to

Girls 1870-1930:


Boys 1883-:


Catholic Records for Muintervara Parish from c 1818 included some ‘Protestant’ names as parents, sponsors, witnesses:

Tithe Aplottments by Townland courtesy Susan Baretta, Salt Lake City:

Griffith Valuation 1850:

Some Church of Ireland/Methodist Records:




Bandon Estate Records for some townlands from 1854:

Census 1901 and 1911, search by DED Durrus East and Durrus West:

Civil Records from c 1865 in most cases births, marriages, deaths: