Sexton households in mid-nineteenth century Ireland

Householders by county in (1847-64), as on the map

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Surname Dictionary

Sexton numerous: all areas, especially Cork-Limerick-Clare. Ir. Ó Seasnáin. A Clare family associated with Limerick City. They were also in Cavan-Monaghan. Most are of indigenous stock though the name is thoroughly English, i.e. "sacristan". SI.


  • Sexton in 1659.
  • Sexton births mapped 1864-1913
  • Sexton 1901 census map
  • Sexton 1911 census map
  • Sexton Roman Catholic baptisms
  • Sexton Roman Catholic marriages NEW!

Parishes where Sexton and a second surname are found together


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