Welcome to this landing page for family history research findings for the Burke surname in the parish of Kilcolman and barony of Clanmorris. Our earliest known ancestor for this line is our third great-grandfather, John Burke of Claremorris (1795–1839). The earliest documented place associated with this line is the aforesaid town in the parish of Kilcolman, Barony of Clanmorris and county of Mayo.
- Biographical sketches
- Blog articles
- Family history
- Genealogical outlines
- Military service records
- News transcripts
- Recommended reading
- Research pending
- See also
- Note re: two parishes of Kilcolman
- End notes
Biographical sketches :
- John Burke (1795–1839), our earliest known ancestor in this line.
- James Burke (1829–1860), son of John Burke
Blog articles :
- John Burke (1795–1839), “Unsung Hero” (posted 11th Nov. 2015)
Family history :
- Origin of the surname in Connacht: The De Burgo Family
- Civil registrations of deaths in Claremorris Registration District – Burke individuals born c.1773–1820
- Marriages (1806–1830) in the church records for the parish of Kilcolman (Clanmorris)
- Extent of the surname, Burke/Bourke, in county Mayo, 1856–57
- Summary of Burke households in Kilcolman per Griffith’s Valuation, 1856
Genealogical outlines :
- Genealogical outlines (family trees) pending
Military service records :
- Burkes from Claremorris & environs in the British Army, 1798–1901
- John Burke (1795–1839) of Claremorris, county Mayo
- James Burke (1829–1860) of Gillingham, Kent
News transcripts :
Recommended reading :
- D’Alton, The Right Rev. Monsignor. “The De Burgos.” In, History of the Archdiocese of Tuam. Dublin: The Phœnix Publishing Co. Ltd., 1928.
- Knox, Hubert Thomas. “The De Burgo Family in Connaught and their Irish Neighbours.” In, The History of the County of Mayo to the Close of the Sixteenth Century. Dublin: Hodges, Figgis & Co., Ltd., 1908.
Research pending :
- Research pending section is a work-in-progress.
See also :
- Local history notes for the parish of Kilcolman (Clanmorris).
Note re: two parishes of Kilcolman :
Until 1898, there were two parishes of the name, Kilcolman, in the county of Mayo: one in the barony of Clanmorris, and the other in the barony of Costello. The Local Government Act (Ireland) of 1898 transferred several parishes from the counties of Mayo and Galway to the county of Roscommon, including the parish of Kilcolman (Costello).
End notes :
Source citation for this page: — Kilpatrick, Alison. “Burke of Claremorris.” Index page for family history research for the Burke or Bourke family in the parish of Kilcolman (Clanmorris), county Mayo. Online at Arborealis, arborealis.ca/family-history/irish/burke/].
Updated 1st Nov. 2023.