The following list contains marriages in 1863 that mention places in county Longford, 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.
10 January: Alexander Wilson & Sophia Gouldburt
At St. Mary’s Church Dublin, Mr Alexander Wilson of Dublin to Sophia daughter of the late Francis W Gouldburt Esq., Aughnagore county Longford
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
11 April: William Bond & Mary Letitia Lewis
At St. Anne’s Church, Dublin, William Bond Esq., Captain Ryal Longford Rifles, son of Henry M. Boyd Esq., of Newtown Bond to Mary Letitia, daughter of Wm Lewis, Esq., of Drimnacor, county Longford
23 May: John L Dixon & Jane Williams
In St. Stephen’s Church, Dublin, John L Dixon, Esq., of Toronto, Canada West, to Jane daughter of the late Samuel Williams Esq., of Longford.
26 September: Edward O’Loughlin & Winniw Alouicia Quinn
In the Metropolitan Church, Marborough Street, Dublin, Edward O’Loughlin, Esq., solicitor Lower Gardiner Street, to Winnie Alouicia, daughter of Michael Quinn Esq., Middleton, county Longford