THE IRISH CENSUS
ANALYSIS OF THE CENSUS FOR CORK COUNTY
Comparitive Statistics (1821-1926)
Civil census was taken in Ireland during the following years:
- The first four were destroyed in 1922 during the Civil War. Some fragments were saved. All Cork returns were lost except for 1851. We have all of the civil parishes of Kilcrumper, and Kilworth. Leitrim and Macroney is partially available.
- 1861,1871,1881,1891 were destroyed by order of the British Government
- 1901 and 1911 are intact and can be viewed at the National Archives Dublin.
A microfilm copy of census 1901 can be viewed at the Cork County Library and also at the LDS Centre, Sarsfield’s Road, Cork.
Below is a list of the main Census substitute listings for Cork City and County.
NA = National Archives Dublin;
NL = National Library Dublin
JCHAS = Journal Cork Historical Archaeological Society;
C of I = Church of Ireland