The following list contains marriages that mention places in county Galway.

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


15 January: John McManus & Kate Mary Dignan

John McManus Esq., of Gurteen House county Longford to Kate Mary daughter of the late John Dignan Esq., of Mount Talbot county Galway


17 January: Charles Bowen & Margaret Murphy

At the Church of St Mary, Star of the Sea, Dublin, Charles Bowen, Esq., Lieutenant Royal Engineers, son of the late Lieut-Colonel Charles Bowen to Margaret, daughter of Bernard Murphy, Esq., solicitor, Galway


29 January: Richard Hastings & Lavinia Lambert

At Athenry, Richard Hastings Firth of Leinster Road, Dublin Esq., C.E. to Lavinia daughter of the late Pater Lambert of Castle Ellen, county Galway Esq.


24 February: John G. Dwyer & Jane Mary Molony

At Gort, John G. O’Dwyer Esq., of Ennis to Jane Mary, daughter of the late Richard Molony, Esq., of Gort


3 March: H. Bentick Coathupe & Caroline Day Bush

At Christ Church, Clifton, Captain H. Bentick Coathupe, lte of the 72nd Highlanders to Caroline Day Bush daughter of the late Henry Bush Esq., of Litfield House, Clifton


9 April: Richard Cantrill & Eliza Hanly

At Ballinasloe Church, Mr Richard Cantrill, of Mullingar, to Eliza, daughter of the late Mr Geo Hanly of Ballinasloe.


11 April: David Ruttledge & Sarah Knox Leet

At Monkstown Church, Dublin, David, son of David Ruttledge, Esq., of Barbersfort, county Galway to Sarah Knox daughter of the Rev. Edward Leet, Kingstown


16 April: John Golding & Julia Skerrett

At Fahy Chapel, John, son of Richard Golding of Shrule, county Mayo, Esq., to Julia daughter of P.M Skerrett, of Derry Lodge, county Galway, Esq.


7 May: William Henry Annesley & Lucy Anne Kelly

In St. Anne’s Church, Dublin, William Henry Annesley, Esq., Commander H.M.S. Liverpool, son of the late Captain the Hon Francis Charles Annesley, R.N., to Lucy Anne, daughter of Denis H. Kelly Esq., D.L. Castle Kelly, county Galway.


23 May: John Gill & Bessy Jackson

In Galway, John Gill, Esq., Surveyor of Income tax to Bessy, daughter of Benjamin Jackson, Esq., County Inspector of Constabulary, Galway West


9 June: Thomas Keane & Maria Connolly

At St. Vincent’s Roman catholic Church Galway Mr. Thomas Keane, Master of Athlone Workhouse, to Miss Maria Connolly of Galway.


11 June: John Dunbar D’Arcy & Emily Frances Grace Clarke

John Dunbar D’Arcy, Esq. Lieutenant Galway Regiment, to Emily Frances Grace, daughter of James Clarke, Esq J.P. of Craig Abbey, County Galway


27 June: Thomas H Tracey & Delia Burke

At the Cathedral Marlborough Street, Dublin, Thomas H Tracey, Esq., to Delia, daughter of James Burke, Esq, late of Galway


4 July: Campbell Fair & Frances Mary Slattery

At St. Mary’s Church, Donnybrook, Campbell Fair Esq., of Cloona Castle, county Galway, to Frances Mary daughter of James Slattery, Esq., of London Bridge Road, Dublin


23 July: Charles W Russell & Mrs Albenia Cecilia Seymour

At Chapelizod Church, Charles W Russell Esq., of Percy Place, Dublin to Albenia Cecilia, widow of Rev Joseph Seymour, rector of Ballymacward county Galway


28 July: William McDermott & Mary Helena Lynch

At St. Andrew’s Church Westland Row Dublin, Captain Wm McDermott, son of Wm McDermott Esq., of Springfield, county Galway, to Mary Helena, daughter of the later Captain Martin Lynch, of Lowbuy, county Roscommon.


30 July: Stanley Treanor & Charlotte Elizabeth Evatt

At Kilkeel, county Down the Rev Stanley Treanor, Curate of Tuam, to Charlotte Elizabeth, daughter of Robert Evatt, Esq., J.P. and D.L., of Mount Louise, county Monaghan, and Kenilworth Terrace, Rathmines.


6 August: James Blake & Kate Augusta Moore

James Blake Esq., of Portumna to Kate Augusta daughter of Mr Pat Moore Loughrea.


8 August: John James Mathew & Delia Foster

At St. Andrew’s Westland row Dublin Captain John Jas. Mathew, son of the late Francis Mathew, Esq of Rockview, County Tipperary, to Delia, daughter of John Foster Esq., of Rino County Clare and Normangrove, county Galway.


8 August: Andrew Martyn & Mary Josephine Dolphin

At St. Michael’s Roman Catholic Church, Kingstown, Andrew Martyn Esq., son of the late Edward Martyn Esq., of Tullyra County Galway to Mary Josephine, daughter of Oliver Dolphin, Esq. of Turoe, in the same county.


8 August: Edward Rush & Eliza M F Evans

At Steph’s Church Dublin, the Rev Edward Rush Rector of Loughrea to Eliza M F Evans, daughter of Captin Evans late of the 78th Highlanders


22 August: Andrew Oliver Lyons & Fanny Longford

Andrew Oliver Lyons, Esq., County Surveyor, Mallow to Fanny, daughter of P. Kelly, Esq., J.P. Longford, county Galway and late of the 87th Regt.


1 September: James French & Georgina Lewis

At Taney Church, Dundrum, Thomas son of James French Esq., Monivea, county Galway to Georgina, daughter of George Lewis Watters Esq., Ophally, Dundrum


12 September: John Forrestal Cunningham & Lizzie Mary Kearns

At the Metropolitan Cathedral, Marlborough Street, Dublin, John Forrestal Cunningham of Oakley Park, in the county of Galway, Esq., to Lizzie Mary, daughter of James Kearns, of Summer Hill, Dublin, Esq.


29 September: Henry Bentley & Mary Seward

Sept. 26th at St. Anne’s Church, Dublin, by the Rev. C.D. Russell, Henry Bentley, of Shannon View O’Brien’s Bridge, county Clare, Esq., M.D., youngest son of the late William Bentley, of Hurleston, County Clare, Esq., to Mary, second daughter of Joshua W. Seward, of Dromaan House, county Galway Esq., J.P. [No Cards]


5 November: James Edward Jackson & Madeline Bushe

In St. Stephen’s Church, Dublin, James Edward Jackson, Esq., of Killaguile, in the county of Galway, son of the late Very Rev. the Dean of Armagh, to Madeline, daughter of Arthur Bushe Esq., of Fitzwilliam Square, Dublin


19 November: Thomas MacMahon & Marcella Lynch

Nov 13th at St. Andrew’s Church, Westland Row, Dublin, Thomas MacMahon Esq., Knockane, county Clare, to Marcella, daughter of the late James Lynch, Esq., Windfield, county Galway.


21 November: Henry Joseph Arthur Brew & Fanny Alicia Jackson

At St Nicholas’s R.C. Church, Galway, Henry Joseph Arthur, son of the late Arthur Brew Esq., Grace Park county Dublin, and formerly of Cahirmacrea, county Clare to Fanny Alicia, daughter of Benjamin Jackson, Esq., County Inspector of Constabulary Galway West.


21 November: Simon E. Sellor & Kate Agnes Larkin

On the 18th inst., at Gardiner Street R.C. Church, Dublin Simon E. Sellor Esq., of Tristane, county Galway, third son of Michael Sellor Esq., of Limerick to Kate Agnes, third daughter of the late Timothy Larkin, Esq., of Craugh, county Galway.


15 December: William Templer & Sophia Frances Shawe Taylor

At Ardrahan, county Galway, the Rev. William Templer, Rector of Burton Bradstock, Dorsetshire, to Sophia Frances Shawe Taylor, daughter of the late Francis Manly Taylor, Esq., of Castle Taylor, and granddaughter of General Sir John Taylor.

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