“Researching Your Irish Family” Presentation Websites

(If any of these links don't work, just try googling what the descriprtion says)


www.genuki.org.uk/big/irl/ Genealogy UK and Ireland
www.familysearch.org/learn/wiki/en/Ireland LDS research and learning site for Ireland
www.cyndislist.com/uk/ire Cyndi’s List for British Isles
www.irelandgenweb.com/ Ireland county resources and links
www.theirisharchives.com Archival collections links
www.nationalarchives.ie/genealogy1/genealogy-centres-nationwide/ National Archives of Ireland listing of genealogical centers
www.irishgenealogy.ie Government of Ireland civil registration images
www.nli.ie National Library of Ireland – Catholic parish registers
www.dippam.ac.uk Documenting Ireland: Parliament, People and Migration
www.Ancestry.com ($)
www.FindMyPast.co.uk ($)
www.irishancestors.ie/search/townlands/index.php Census townland search.
www.thecore.com/seanruad/ Modern townland names (Ireland).
www.placenamesni.org/ Modern townland names (Northern Ireland).
www.irish-place-names.com Historical townlands.
www.swilson.info/townlands.php Historical townlands.
www.johngrenham.com/places/civil_index.php#maps/ Poor Law Unions.
familysearch.org/learn/wiki/en/Ireland_Civil_Registration#Identifying_Civil_Parishes_within_20 a_Registration_District Explanation of civil registration districts and parishes.
familySearch.org/wiki/en/Ireland_Civil_Registration
familysearch.org/wiki/en/County_Cork_Civil_Parishes
www.ancestry.com Search Pennsylvania Marriage Records
Familysearch.org Browse Pennsylvania Civil marriages
www.census.nationalarchives.ie 1901-1911 census data, tithe applotments, will calendars.
familysearch.org Ireland civil registration results.
www.irishgenealogy.ie Ireland civil registration images
www.groireland.ie/apply_for_a_cert.htm Government Record Office Ireland
www.birthsdeathsmarriages.ie/ Commercial vendor certificate source.
www.proni.gov.uk/ Government Record Office Northern Ireland
www.askaboutireland.ie/griffith-valuation/
www.findmypast.com
www.irishorigins.com
www.irishgenealogy.ie/en/irish-records-what-is-available/church-records
ireland.anglican.org

www.presbyterianhistroyireland.com
nli.ie Images of Catholic parish registers
www.valoff.ie/en/Archives_Genealogy_Public_Office/ Revision books ROI
www.proni.gov.uk/index/search_the_archives/val12b.htm Revision books NI
www.osi.ie/Products/Professional-Mapping/Historical-Mapping.aspx Ordnance Survey maps
familytreedna.com/groups/Ireland DNA studies

http://www.proni.gov.uk/index/search_the_archives/val12b.htm
www.livingdna.com/en-gb/irish-dna-research-project
www.johngrenham.com/ancestor/surname/ Surname distribution
http://one-name.org/ Guild of One Name Studies
http://youririshheritage.com/ Surname distribution study
http://irishamericancivilwar.com/2014/11/23/little-donegal-in-pennsylvania-chain-
emigration-and-irelands-great-untapped-19th-century-historical-resource/
Chain immigration study
http://jubilation.uwaterloo.ca/~marj/genealogy/thevoyage.html Irish research in Canada
www.ffhs.org.uk/members2/ireland.php Family history societies
www.pharostutors.com/details.php?coursenumber=931 On-line study course
www.isbgfh.org International Society of British Genealogy and Family History

Other Useful Websites for Researching Family in Ireland


http://www.cigo.ie/ - Council of Irish Genealogical Organizations
http://www.irishancestors.ie - Irish Genealogical Research Society
http://www.ifhs.ie/ - Irish Family History Society
http://familyhistory.ie/wp - Genealogical Society of Ireland
http://www.nifhs.org/ - North of Ireland Family History Society
http://www.irish-genealogy-toolkit.com/ Guide to Irish genealogy
http://www.cigo.ie/ - Council of Irish Genealogical Organizations
http://www.ancestryireland.com/ - Ulster Historical Foundation
www.failteromhat.com/lo1876.htm - Irish land owners in 1876
www.germanroots.com/naturalization.html - U.S. naturalization websites.
www.uscis.gov/genealogy - ($) USCIS genealogy program
www.downsurvey.tcd.ie – 1650 maps of Ireland
Crestleaf.com/blog/70-resources-finding-irish-ancestors/#comment-471
www.leitrim-roscommon.com/GRIFFITH/Griffiths.PDF
www.timeline.ie/book_shop/secure/Tracing_your_Irish_Ancestors_on_the_Internet.pdf

Print Publications
Fitzgerald, Patrick. “Migration in Irish History, 1607-2007.”
Grenham, John. “Tracing Your Irish Ancestors.” 4th edition.
Mitchell, Brian. “A New Genealogical Atlas of Ireland.” 2nd edition.
Paton, Chris. “Tracing Your Irish History on the Internet.”

Many Irish genealogical organizations have a Facebook page!! Try a society page…
($) Requires subscription or payment for some or all viewing. Some of these websites may be available for free in your local library.
Main Line Genealogy Club Presentation – 10 November 2016
©Frank Southcott