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

24 February: Francis F Harney & Frances Elizabeth Pollock

In Waterford, Francis F. Harney, son of the late Robert Harney, Esq of Kyle House County Wexford to Frances Elizabeth, daughter of John Pollock Esq., Youghal


6 June: George Butler & Marion Godkin

At St. Kevin’s Roman Catholic church, Dublin, George Butler, Esq., son of the late Thomas Butler, Esq., of Dublin, to Marion, daughter of Mathew Longfield Godkin, Esq., of Dungarvan, county Waterford.


10 September: John J. Cox & Mary Madeline MacSwiney

At St. Andrew’s Church, Westland-row, Dublin, John J. Cox, Esq., son of Alderman Cox, of Waterford, to Mary Madeline, daughter of Peter Paul MacSwiney, Esq., Lord Mayor elect.


8 November: Arthur K Ussher & Mary Malcomson

At Monkstown Church, county Dublin, Arthur K Ussher, Esq., son of the late Arthur K Ussher, Esq., of Ballysaggartmore, to Mary, daughter of the late Joseph Malcomson Esq., of Mayfield, county Waterford


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