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Welcome to Newport Historical society's homepage
This is the main page for historical details of Newport
and the parish of Burrishoole in County Mayo .

Details of the historical society will be given on this site together with lists of contents of our journals "Back the Road ".

We also aim to have as much information as possible on the site about our ancestors .
Initially this information will be indexed by surname and townland . As the site grows there will be information that will not initially indexed .If you cannot find what you are looking for under the surname that you are interested in don't forget to look at the page for unindexed information .
We also have a site at
We plan to use this site for storing family trees for people with connections with the parish of Burrishoole. If you have a GEDCOM file of your family tree we would be delighted to post it on the site .

Details of the Historical Society .
View the contents of our journal Back the Road .

View the contents of the second volume of our journal Back the Road .

View a map of the parish showing townlands .
Townland index .
List of surnames in the parish .
List of new unindexed pages .
Future aims of the historical society .
Links to Newport and Mayo sites .
Links to Irish genealogy sites .

This homepage was designed and created by Peter Mullowney .
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