"Cavan, a county of Ireland, province of Ulster, 47 miles long and 23 broad; bounded W by Leitrim, M by Fermanagh and Monaghan, E by the latter county and Louth, and S by Longford, W Meath and E Meath. It sends 2 members to parliament, and is divided into 30 parishes. The linen manufacture is carried on here to a great extent. Pop. 194,330."
[From The New London Gazetteer (1826)]
Part I Annagh; Bailieborough; Ballyjamesduff; Blacklion; Drumaloor; Drumlane; Killeshandra; Kilmore; Milltown; Swanlinbar. (14 graveyards; index of approx 675 memorials) ISBN 978-0-9548979-6-3
Part II Arvagh; Ballyconnell; Belturbet; Shercock; Kill; Meaghera; Mullagh; Roffony. (10 graveyards; 2 memorials; index of approx 873 memorials) ISBN 978-0-9548979-7-0
Part III Ballyconnell; Ballyjamesduff; Derrylane; Dowra; Drumalee; Kildallon; Killeshandra; Virginia. (10 graveyards; index of approx 1000 memorials) ISBN 978-0-9548979-9-4
Part IV Bailieborough; Ballyhaise; Cavan; Cloverhill; Cootehill; Killinkere; Killoughter; Kingscourt; Laragh; Lavey; Magherintemple; Urney; Virginia. (17 graveyards; index of approx 890 memorials) ISBN 978-0-9553321-0-4
Part V Ballintemple; Ballymachugh; Bawnboy; Belturbet; Dernakesh; Derryheen; Drung; Glangevlin; Kilnaleck; Mullagh; Redhills; Templeport; Virginia. (14 graveyards; index of approx 1040 memorials) ISBN 978-0-9553321-1-1
Sullivan, M., The Graveyards of County Cavan - A Survey, Cavan-Monaghan Rural Development Co-op Society Ltd., May 1998.
Holden's triennial directory for 1805, 1806, 1807 - LDS Film 0100179, Item 2
Lewis, S. A topographical dictionary of Ireland: comprising the several counties, cities boroughs, corporate, market and post towns, parishes and villages with historical and statistical descriptions LDS Film 599557
Pigot, J. The Commercial directory, of Ireland, Scotland, and the four most northern counties of England, for 1820-21 and 1822. 1820/21 & 22 - LDS Film 0962702, Item 1
The Parliamentary gazetteer of Ireland: adapted to the new poor-law, franchise, municipal and ecclesiastical arrangements...and presenting the results, in detail of the census of 1841, compared with that of 1831 (10 vols.) LDS Fiche 6020358 - 6060382
Adams, W.A. and Adams, R.W.P. Rev A Genealogical History of the Family of Adams of Cavan, etc, London, Mitchell and Hughes, 1903. [Search NY Lib]
Carney, J. (Ed) A Genealogical History of the O'Reillys Written in the Eighteenth Century by Eóghan O Raghallaigh and Incorporating Portion of the Earlier Work of Dr. Thomas Fitzsimons, Cumann Sheanchais Bhreifne, Cavan, 1959.
Notes on families and individuals of the name of "Parsons" : collected from time to time between 1890 and 1902, in an endeavour to trace the pedigree of Richard Parsons of Carrigogunnell, County Limerick, who, with his brothers William and Joseph, were resident in the Counties Cavan, Leitrim and Fermanagh in A.D. 1700, and thereabouts. London : Army and Navy Co-operative Society, 1903. NLI GO 553
Conlon, L. "The Influence of Freemasonry in East Cavan During the Rebellion of 1798", Breifne v. 8, No. 33, 1997, p. 782-807.
Coote, C. Sir Statistical survey of the County of Cavan, with observations on the means of improvement drawn up in the year 1801, for the consideration, and under the direction of The Dublin Society, Dublin, Graisberry and Campbell, 1802.
Cullen, S. "Sources of Cavan Local History", Breifne, Vol. 5, No. 18 (1977) p. 185-205
Dunne, P.J. (ed), County Cavan in old picture postcards with historical commentary [by Ciaran Parker], P.J. Dunne, Butlersbridge, 1999.
Ferris, T. The Irish Narrow Gauge : A Pictorial History, Belfast, Northern Ireland : Blackstaff Press, c1993.
Flanagan, P.J. The Cavan and Leitrim Railway, Newton Abbot: David & Charles, 1966.
Gillespie, R. (Editor) Cavan: Essays on the History of an Irish County, Irish Academic Press, 1995
Hayes, R. (ed), Manuscript Sources for the History of Irish Civilization, 11 vols. Boston, 1965.
Mag Uidhir, T.C. "The Cavan Inquisitions of 1588, 1590 and 1609", Breifne, v. 8, No. 2, 1991, p. 272-291.
McCullam, R., Sketches of the Highlands of Cavan, and of Shirley Castle, in Farney, taken during the Irish famine/by a Looker-On, J. Reed, Belfast, 1856
O'Donovan, P. Archaeological Inventory of County Cavan., Dublin : Stationery Office, 1995.
"The Ancient Irish Chiefs And Clans - Brefney" from O'Hart, J. , Irish Pedigrees, two vols., Fifth edition, published in 1892 in Dublin, re-printed by the Genealogical Publishing Co. in Baltimore in 1976.
"While Griffith's published Valuation contains the surveys made of the various Poor Law Unions for the years 1848-1864 only, some earlier surveys were made" Falley p. 529. The earlier surveys referred to above by Falley, include the majority of County Cavan. The early County Cavan books are held by the National Library of Ireland in Dublin and begin circa 1837.