GENEALOGY AND FAMILY HISTORY

by ehistoryadmin on November 5, 2016

 

A practical series of up to date (5 Nov. 2016) online links to genealogical or family history information from Mario Corrigan and James Durney who teach and introductory genealogy course for adults  in Piper’s Hill Community College, Naas and Clane Community College

One of the best ‘free’ sites to help people begin their journey remains

Irish Genealogy Toolkit

http://www.irish-genealogy-toolkit.com/

 

SOURCES

KILDARE

Kildare Observer Newspaper 1880-1935

http://archive.irishnewsarchive.com/olive/apa/KCL.Edu/#panel=home

 

Kildare Library & Arts Services

http://kildare.ie/library/index.html look at Kildare Collections

http://kildare.ie/Library/KildareCollectionsandResearchServices/

 

 

Co. Kildare Federation of Local History Groups

http://kildare.ie/local-history/

 

Co. Kildare Archaeological Society

http://www.kildarearchsoc.ie/

 

SOURCES IN GENERAL

CIVIL RECORDS  – Government – Irish Genealogy

http://www.irishgenealogy.ie/

 

Ask About Ireland – includes Griffith’s Valuation and links to Irish Times Archive and Local Libraries

http://www.askaboutireland.ie/

 

GRIFFITH’S VALUATION

http://www.askaboutireland.ie/griffith-valuation/index.xml

 

LEWIS TOPOGRAPHICAL DICTIONARY 1837

http://www.libraryireland.com/topog/

 

Military Archives

http://www.militaryarchives.ie/en/home/

 

National Library – records – photos – SOURCES database – HOW TO

http://www.nli.ie/

 

Catholic Registers online at National Library

http://registers.nli.ie/

 

National Archives – Ireland – Census – Tithes – HOW TO – Transportation database

http://www.nationalarchives.ie/

 

Sean Murphy –  PRIMER

http://homepage.eircom.net/~seanjmurphy/epubs/primer.pdf

Irish Lives Remembered

http://www.irishlivesremembered.ie/

 

Irish Census 1901 and 1911

http://www.census.nationalarchives.ie/

 

Irish Family History Foundation    http://www.rootsireland.ie/

Ulster Historical Foundation http://www.ancestryireland.com/

 

Irish Roots

http://www.irishroots.net/

 

Commonwealth War Graves Commission

http://www.cwgc.org/

National Archives UK

http://www.nationalarchives.gov.uk/

 

Public Record Office of Northern Ireland

http://www.proni.gov.uk/

 

Ordnance Survey Ireland

http://www.osi.ie/ – go to Historic Map Archive

 

Representative Church Body Library – Anglican or Church of Ireland

http://ireland.anglican.org/index.php?do=about&id=42

 

 

Irish Newspapers

http://www.irishnewsarchive.com/

Irish Times

http://www.irishtimes.com/

 

 

Logainm or Placenames Commission – Irish and English version

http://www.logainm.ie/

 

Eneclann

http://www.eneclann.ie/ Find My Past http://www.findmypast.ie/

 

Registry of Deeds – at http://www.landregistry.ie/eng/

http://www.landregistry.ie/eng/About_Us/Registry_of_Deeds_Services/Registry_of_Deeds.html

 

Valuation Office

http://www.valoff.ie/en/

 

Buildings of Ireland – look under surveys

http://www.buildingsofireland.ie/

 

Irish townlands database

https://www.townlands.ie/

 

Mormons – Family Search

https://www.familysearch.org/

 

Ellis Island

http://www.ellisisland.org/

 

Slater’s Trade Directory 1846

http://www.failteromhat.com/slater.htm

 

Cyndi’s List

http://www.cyndislist.com/uk/general/people/

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