Category Archives: Ireland

New records on Findmypast — Dublin baptisms, marriages and births

Findmypast this week added three new collections of records for Dublin, Ireland. Ireland, Dublin Church of Ireland Baptisms There are 23,914 images and transcriptions to explore in this brand-new collection, spanning 1619 to 1865. Ireland, Dublin Church of Ireland Marriages Also new, … Continue reading

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Findmypast Friday — Norfolk headstones and the Irish Army Census 1922

This week, Findmypast has added Norfolk graves and memorials and reworked the 1922 Irish Army Census.  Norfolk Memorials A further 30,149 new additions have been added, thanks to local resident Louise Cocker who has been hard at work, photographing Norfolk headstones … Continue reading

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Latest additions to Findmypast — Northern Ireland parish records, Scotland Poor Law, Canadian headstones

This past week, Findmypast added more than 1.8 million records from Northern Ireland, Scotland, and Canada to its website. Fermanagh Parish Records 15,629 new records have been added across four record sets, with three updated and one new. The 7,731 new baptisms … Continue reading

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Findmypast adds more Irish records and newspapers

Findmypast added last Friday more than 25,000 Irish marriage and census records and wills, along with five new newspaper titles and five updated newspapers from Ireland. Ireland, Genealogical Office Manuscripts, Marriages This new collection comprises 9,010 marriage records, covering 1732 to … Continue reading

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Thousands of new Irish records on Findmypast

Findmypast this week has released thousands of new Irish genealogy records to celebrate St Patrick’s Day. Findmypast has added the brand-new collection, Ireland, Inland Revenue Wills & Administrations 1828-1879. With transcripts and images, these 261,256 records are a rare survival … Continue reading

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Finding an Irish townland — now on YouTube

If you missed the National Archives of Ireland’s live presentation of Twenty ways to find a townland – and other hints and tips, delivered by Georgina Scally — as I did — no problem. It is now available to watch … Continue reading

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Learn about researching Irish ancestors, including those who migrated to Quebec, on Clare Roots Society’s YouTube channel

While going down the research rabbit hole yesterday, I discovered the Clare Roots Society’s YouTube channel with more than two dozen videos. The videos include presentations on Researching Workhouse Ancestors during the Famine by Eamon Healy, Famine Migration to Quebec, … Continue reading

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New collections on FamilySearch — Belarus, France, Ireland, England, and United States

FamilySearch expanded its free online archives in September 2022 with over 31.6 million new, name-searchable genealogy records from 49 countries. The new collections are: Belarus, Minsk Church Books, 1700-1965   1,649,536 records France, Haute-Saône, Parish and Civil Registration, 1551-1872 3,557,884 … Continue reading

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New website charts Irish immigration to Newfoundland

The head of Ireland, Taoiseach Micheál Martin, this week launched at Cork City hall a website containing online records of almost 100,000 people and families who migrated from Southeast Ireland to Newfoundland between 1750 and 1850. The website, called the … Continue reading

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Findmypast adds Australian and Irish records, plus 10 new newspaper titles

This week, Findmypast added 33,000 funeral records from Queensland, Australia and 165,000 new Waterford, Ireland records, along with ten new newspaper titles and updates to more than 50 newspapers, including the Ottawa Free Press. Queensland Funeral Notices Just in time for … Continue reading

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