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Bakers in Ballyferriter

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Re: Bakers in Ballyferriter

Posted: 1326436732000
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Try the Ireland/Kerry phone book, it is online.

To help locate go to Griffith Valuations for the 1850's
on and look at the Parish's and particularily the Poor Law Union as these would be reasonably big towns and would cover an area of up to 12 miles radius.

What area is St. Vincent Church

It is hard to tell if children born between 1867-1875 would of been descendants of your Baker famly.
I have these on a CD from the Latter Day Saints, now replaced with the new website below

Griffith Valuation of 1852 shows 22 Bakers, two in Dingle.

Michael Baker, Parish of Dingle, Townland Ballynabooly
tenant of Lord Verity 7A&B house, outbuildings and land
2 acres 1 rood 26 perches + 15.3.22

Roger Baker, Parish of Dingle, Part of Town of Dingle, Strand Rd. or Quay Rd. off Green Lane #18 - house

There are Walsh's and Griffin's very close in the same townlands and a few properties away. will give you free Griffith Valuations as will and also this website has two early commercial directories 1824 & 1846

The earliest records used as a census substitute are
the Tithe's of the 1820-30's. These are available for personal research at the National Archives in Dublin and recently added to's Irish roots collection.

You will occasionally find them whole or in partials: United Kingdom+Ireland+County + County

The Civil Registration Districts/Poor Law Union areas are
Dingle, Tarbert, Castlegregory, Ventry.IT IS DINGLE.

There is a beautiful picture of the new St. Vincent Church, Ballyferriter, Dingle built in the townland of Caherquin 1865. - see + Kerry is one of the websites I would recommend and while googling St. Vincent Church marriages 1864-1870 came up. A Nicholas Baker 09-02-1864 to Ellen

Because everyone seem to use the same traditional names is hard to know who would be from your line. To my knowledge there are no bmd records for Kerry at this time. It does not have a membership in a not for profit History Foundation providing online records for most Irish Counties. has records for Baker's of Dingle from 1864-1944, some of these last ones would still be living.

Let me know if you are interested in those births in Dingle although you can find them also on the website and there are parent names with them.

For me there is nothing better than going to Ireland and going through the Parish records to be able to make those family connections. All records prior to 1864 are Parish Records. You could probably find microfilm at the National Library in Dublin. The LDS (familysearch) also transcribed those records although I don't see any Kerry records for the pre-1864 period.

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