Tag Archives: Ireland

Quaker records in Ireland

A small collection of records from the Quakers in Ireland is now online at http://www.findmypast.ie. The site announces: Today we launch a small collection of Irish death records from the Quaker Annual Monitor 1849. The Quaker Annual Monitor 1849, or … Continue reading

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Passenger lists at the National Archives, Kew

Outward passenger lists in BT 27 (1890-1960) contain the names of people leaving the United Kingdom from ports in England, Wales, Scotland and Ireland for final destinations outside Europe and the Mediterranean Sea. Some BT 27 records are available to download … Continue reading

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Ireland, Tithe Applotment Books, 1823-1837 about John COMPSON

CAN ANYONE HELP ME IDENTIFY THIS MAN? Name: John Compson County: Monaghan Parish: Ballyboy Townland: Cornohow Year: 1829 Source Information: Heritage World and the Genealogical Publishing Company. Ireland, Tithe Applotment Books, 1823-1837 [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations Inc, 2008.  … Continue reading

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There is an interesting map called “Geo-Geneology of Irish Surnames”.  http://tinyurl.com/y8hs9sw  In the 2009 ESRI International User Conference it won two awards in the Map Gallery Competition. It was placed first in the “Most Unique” category, and it won the People’s Choice Award. … Continue reading

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Family History Classes Available Free on Internet

The FamilySearch Family History Library has made 23 classes available free through their website http://www.familysearch.org   Subjects range from European research to United States, and military records. There are “Beginning Research Series” England and Ireland and England, and also a class on descendancy research. Time to … Continue reading

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Atlas of Irish emigration

Changes in Ireland’s population over the past 160 years have been made available online. Two new digitized atlases show the levels of emigration during the Great Famine, right up until the rise of the Celtic Tiger in 2002, as well … Continue reading

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19th Century Irish Registration Districts

A few months ago Michael Thompson  put together a finding aid listing nineteenth century Irish Registration Districts (aka Superintendent Registrar’s Districts, originally Poor Law Unions), the sub-districts (aka Registrar’s Districts, originally Dispensary Districts) they contain, and the Registration Districts adjacent to … Continue reading

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New Census records added to Irish Genealogical Online Record Search System

Back in August 2010 The Irish Family History Foundation’s Online Research Service (ORS) announced the availability of the census records for 1901 for Limerick and Dublin South.  http://ifhf.rootsireland.ie/  They now have over 1.8 million census records searchable online. These will shortly … Continue reading

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Atlas of Family Names in Ireland

The “Atlas of Family Names in Ireland” is a very interesting new project. The researchers have transcribed all the names from Petty’s 1659 census of Ireland. They are now in the process of mapping the current distribution of Irish family … Continue reading

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