trying to find citing for a Irish christening

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I am looking for a christening for Peter O'brien

I have him christened 31st January 1858 at John's Hill, St John's, Waterford, Ireland, parents Michael and Catherine Brien

I am not sure where I got the date from but I am unable to find a citing for him
WikiTree profile: Peter Obrien
in Genealogy Help by Steph Meredith G2G6 Mach 8 (81.2k points)

3 Answers

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Very difficult,Ireland destroyed all paper r5ecords,up too 1891,due

too a paper shortage,plus a major fire destroyed some.Our only hope,

if you know his religion,Som,religious records have survived,but difficult

too find.Let me know ,i will try.
by Wayne Morgan G2G6 Pilot (916k points)
I think like most of my lot he was Roman Catholic
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Found on Roots Ireland IE, Peter Brien, Baptised Jan 31, 1858,

Johns Hill,St John Parish,Father Michael Brien,Mother Catherine  Cupid,

Sponsors,James Cullen and Mary Moony.Should i look further as too children??
by Wayne Morgan G2G6 Pilot (916k points)
That would be very helpful Wayne and is there citings for them if not I suppose I can just put the Roots Ireland link into my sources
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Michael Brien born May 16 1865,John Baptised may 6 1862,

Patrick baptised, feb 26 1860.All Roman Catholic.

One of ths addresses cited,Patrick Street,she signed with her mark,

likely could not read or write or spell.
by Wayne Morgan G2G6 Pilot (916k points)
Thank you so much Wayne

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