All old parish records were transferred to the RCB library in Dublin in January 2011. The library holds the following parish record books:

Parish                  Baptisms             Marriages            Burials

Coolbanagher        1802-2010           1802-2007           1803-2010

Rosenallis              1801-2008           1801-2006           1801-2010

Mountmellick       1840-2009           1840-2003           1803-2010

Please contact them for access to records.

Some parish records are available for St John’s Coolbanagher through Mrs I Deverell.

Useful information is also available at the Mountmellick Museum.

Previous Rectors of Mountmellick include:
  • The Reverend Canon Godfrey James Wilson M.A. R.D. 1906 -1949
  • The Very Reverend Alfred Douglas Buchanan M.A. R.D. He was the Rector of Mountmellick and Coolbanagher from 1956 – 1963 and Rosenallis and Cloneslee from 1957 – 1963. Rev.Buchanan went on to become the Dean of St Brigids Cathedral, Kildare in 1963.
  • Venerable Archdeacon C M Wilson 1964 – 1976
  • Canon P M Day M.A. H.Dip Ed. 1976 – 1983. Canon Day went on to become the Headmaster of Wilsons Hospital School .
  • Reverend Kevin Brew BA. Bsc. 1983 – 1989
  • Reverend R S Bourke M.A. H.Dip. Ed 1990 – 1997
  • Reverend Olive Donohoe M.A. 1998 – 2010
  • Reverend Ruth J Noble 2010 – present.