The following list contains marriages from 1863 that mention places in county Leitrim, the year before the full civil marriage registrar comes into Ireland. Whether it was the marriage location, the ancestral home of the bride or the home of the groom.

These records were extracted from  news reports of Irish Marriages published in the Limerick Chronicle, 1863:

 

3 January: Patrick O’Farrell & Kate Winefield Heron

At the Roman Catholic Cathedral, Longford, Patrick O’Farrell Esq., of Dublin, to Kate Winefred, daughter of Patrick Heron, Esq., merchant, Fenagh, County Leitrim.


 

26 May: R Turner & Elizabeth Scarfe

In Mohill Church, county Leitrim, Mr. R. Turner, proprietor and editor of the Leitrim Gazette, to Elizabeth, daughter of the late Mr. T. H. Scarfe, Abbeyleix, Queen’s County.


 

Click here for the marriages recorded in the other counties of Ireland for 1863


The Wedding Morning - John Henry Frederick Bacon, 1892. Lady Lever Art Gallery

The Wedding Morning – John Henry Frederick Bacon, 1892. Lady Lever Art Gallery