The surnames listed below have been submitted by members of the WFHA and are of current interest to them in their research. Queries received regarding these surnames will be forwarded to the individual member.

We also have a list of Parish Experts – members with an in depth knowledge of genealogy within particular areas.

Current members of the WFHA who wish to add surnames or edit details in this list can use the form in our members area.

Surnames of Interest to WFHA Members

Surnames last updated in April 2015

 

Family Name

Townland

Parish

From

To

Member No.

Burke Ballinacourty Ballinacourty 4
Burke Killererin 1800 2002 71
Burke Galway/Portland, ME 1840 1860  KO
Cahill Craughwell/Claregalway 1750 2014 7
Cahill Annaghdown 1700 1900 TGM
Campbell Kells, Co Meath 1830 1870 60
Carr Carnmore Claregalway 4
Cassidy Kells, Co Meath 1830 1870 60
Clancy Galway City 1840 1870 60
Coen Anbally Cummer 4
Collins Cregduff Annaghdown 1800 1900 TGM
Coleman Killeroran Ballygar 1850 1950 168
Colohan 39
Comer Anbally Cummer 4
Commins Kiniska Claregalway 1850 1900 71
Connolly Gortnagine Dunmore 1790 1951 63
Corlis Killererin 1790 1870 71
Costello Carrowmore Ballinacourty 1750 2014 203
Cunningham Slievefin Annaghdown 1750 2014 203
Cunningham Galway/Portland, ME 1840 1860  KO
Curley 39
D’Arcy Mahermore/Oughterard 1850 1900 36
Delaney Carranthomas Dunmore 1820 1969 63
Dowd Cluidrevagh Annaghdown 1800 2010 203
Drury Roscommon 1850 1920 12
Fahy Lydican Claregalway 4
Fallon Turloughmore Lackagh 1750 2014 7
Farragher Muckrush Annaghdown 1820 2014 203
Farragher Kilcoona Caherlistrane 1750 1920 203
Finn Lackagh/Claregalway 1750 2014 7
Flanagan Ballybride Roscommon 1855 1933 148
Flanagan Keeloges East Ballinakill 1853 1855 148
Ford 39
Fox Caherlea Claregalway 1800 2002 71
Geoghegan Galway City 1800 1900 97
Gilmore Killererin 1800 1900 71
Grealy Galway/Portland, ME 1840 1860  KO
Greaney Kilgill/Bunatober Annaghdown 1800 2014 203
Heaney Mayo South 1750 2014 7
Hosty Castlegar 1850 1900 71
Jennings Castlegar 1850 1900 71
Joyce Lackagh/Claregalway 1750 2014 7
Kearney Lackagh 1750 2014 7
Kearney Carrowmore Ballinacourty 1830 2014 203
Keaveney Roscommon 1850 1900 12
Keavey/Keevey/Keavy/Keevy Cregg Annaghdown 1800 1900 TGM
Kelly Cahermore Kinvara 1850 1950 21
Kelly Newgrove Newbridge 1870 1950 168
Martin Cartron Ballygar 1830 1950 168
McGann 39
McGrath Lackagh 1800 2014 71
McVan Sligo 1850 1900 12
Murphy Carheens Belclare 1860 2014 203
Naughton Lisheenavalla Lackagh 1800 2014 71
Nolan Newgrove Ballygar 1830 1950 168
O’Connor Milltown/Ballindine 1750 2014 7
O’Donohue Kiltartan Gort 1850 1950 21
O’Gara Sligo/Roscommon 1850 1920 12
O’Gara Mayo/Donegal 1850 1920 12
O’Keeffe Kerry North/ USA 1890 1920 81
O’Malley Killamoran Gort 1850 1950 21
Owens Prospery Ballinakill 1844 1856 148
Reilly Carrabeg Headford 1800 1900 TGM
Reilly Galway/Portland, ME 1840 1860  KO
Ruane Rinnaharney Annaghdown 1750 1955 203
Ryan Kiltrogue Claregalway 4
Shaughnessy Tawin Ballinacourty 4
Silke Galway/Portland, ME 1840 1860  KO
Stanton Claremorris/Portland, ME 1880s 1920s 4
Sullivan Moycullen/Oughterard 1850 1900 36
Sullivan Ballinahinch 1850 1900 36
Sullivan Carna 91
Walsh Ballybane Galway 1850 1900 71
Walsh Claremorris/Portland, ME 1880s 1920s  KO
Wynne Cloonacool Tubbercurry 1850 1900 12
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