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

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


4 April: Matthew J Butler & Mary Anne Purcell

In Dublin, Matthew J Butler, Esq., of Dublin, formerly Clonmel, to Mary Anne, daughter of Thomas Purcell, Esq., of Mary Mount, Queen’s County.


23 May: William O’Neill & Fanny Budds

At St. Peter’s Church, Dublin, Wm O’Neill, Esq., Athy, county Kildare, to Fanny daughter of the late Thos Budds Esq., of Limogue House, Queen’s County


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.


20 June: George Vanston & Wilhelmina Metcalfe

At Dysart Enos Church, George Vanston, Esq., Cullenagh Mills, Queen’s County to Wilhelmina daughter of Robert Metcalfe, Esq., Ballycarrol House, Maryborough


23 June: Gregory Kavanagh & Mary Kate Delany

At the Roman Catholic Church Mountrath, Gregory Kavanagh Esq., of Dublin to Mary Kate, daughter of Michael Delany Esq., Mountrath, Queen’s County.


14 July: Samuel R Roe & Nannie Belas

At St. Peter’s Church, Dublin, Samuel R Roe Esq., of Monordree, Queen’s County, to Nannie, daughter George Henry Belas Esq., of Lower Camden Street, Dublin


17 October: John Edward Macdonald & Matilda Smallman

At Lea Church, John Edward Macdonald Esq., L.R.C.S.I., L.R.C.P.E & c., Medical Officer, Tourist Dispensary District, Kenmare to Matilda daughter of James Smallman, Esq., of Portarlington


5 December: George H Rolt & Matilda Courtney

In St. Mark’s Church, Armagh, George H Rolt, Esq., of Dealgrove, Queen’s County, to Matilda Courtney, daughter of the late James Courtney, of Clones merchant


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