The following list contains marriages from 1863 that mention places in county Carlow, 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:


17 January: Leethem Reynolds & Kate Edgworth Kennedy

At St. Stephen’s Church, Dublin, Leethem Reynolds Esq., Cheapside, London to Kate Edgworth daughter of Mr Thos. Kennedy, Rathvilly, county Carlow.


17 January: William Leader & Sophia Berri Humfrey

At Monkstown Church, county Dublin, the Rev. William Leader, son of Henry Leader, Esq., of Dromaneen, county of Cork, to Sophia Berri, daughter of Alexander john Humfrey, Esq., of Ardiston, county Carlow


17 February: Denis William Pack Beresford & Annette Caroline Browne

In the parish church of Carlow, Denis William Pack Beresford, Esq., of Fenagh, county Carlow, M.P. for that county, son of the late Major-General Sir Denis Pack, K.C.B. to Annette Caroline, daughter of R. Clayton Browne, Esq., of Browne’s Hill, in same county.


31 October: Robert Westley Hall Dare & Susan Henrietta Watson

At Killedmond Church, county Carlow, Robert Westley Hall Dare, Jun , Esq.,son of R.W . Hall Dare, Esq., of Newtownbarry House, to Caroline Susan Henrietta, daughter of Soloman Watson, Esq., of Monkstown, county Dublin.

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