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General discussion relating to Ireland family history (Also see Places / Counties for specific forums)

  1. Sticky Thread Sticky: Northern Ireland - BDMs

    Some on-line sites contain what is described as the indexes to births, deaths & marriages in Ireland 1845 to 1958. In my opinion, not all are sufficiently clear that whilst these records contain the indexes for the Republic of Ireland until 1958, they don't include the 6 counties of what is now...

    Started by Elwyn Soutter‎, 02-02-2014 10:06 PM
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  2. Sticky Thread Sticky: 1901 Ireland Census now online

    The 1901 Ireland census is now online at www.census.nationalarchives.ie/search/ Happy hunting! Regards, Eric Sheppard

    Started by EricS‎, 02-06-2010 10:50 PM
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  3. Sticky Thread Sticky: PRONI

    The catalogue of the Public Record Office of Northern Ireland is now available online - http://applications.proni.gov.uk/LL_DCAL_PRONI_ECATNI/SearchPage.aspx

    Started by Peter Goodey‎, 21-01-2009 3:40 PM
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  4. Sticky Thread Sticky: Looking for Irish Records??

    Records of Births, Marriages and Deaths All births, marriages and deaths occurring since 1864 (and non Roman Catholic marriages occurring since 1 April 1845) should be on record in the General Register Office, 8-11 Lombard Street East, Dublin 2. For the period before 1864 parish records provide...

    Started by Hall/Swan‎, 25-10-2008 5:18 PM
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  1. Smile Help with Irish records please

    Hi, I have asked for help before, and did get a reply telling me where to access Irish records, but sadly, I don't have any subscriptions to any paid sites. I am trying to find the birth year of a Mary Owens who had three brothers, Matthew born in 1917, Kells, Ireland,Michael born December 1919,...

    Started by carolp‎, 19-02-2015 9:09 PM
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  2. Advice on where to search

    I have finally got enough clues on my great grandmother to try and find some records of her Irish family. I have a small budget. I've looked at geni.nidirect.gov.uk to search for records and also at the irish-roots.ie (IFHF) websites. Any advice as to which is best for records/, value for...

    Started by AudreyF‎, 06-02-2015 7:44 PM
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  3. Can anyone help me please with Irish records?

    Hi, I am trying to help a friend trace her immediate family from within Ireland. The following people I am looking for are all deceased, here is what we know so far, and what info we would like to research ........ Con (Connelious) Martin married Philomena ?? in perhaps Carrickmacross, not sure...

    Started by carolp‎, 19-01-2015 7:46 PM
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  4. Petition Against C4 Irish Famine 'Comedy'

    Hi all I just wanted forum users to be aware of a petition which has been set up at https://www.change.org/p/petition-to-stop-channel-4-from-making-a-comedy-series-about-the-irish-famine in protest at the channel's decision. Channel Four has commissioned a comedy series about the Irish...

    Started by Titanicfan‎, 05-01-2015 3:55 PM
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  5. Thumbs up McGlynn :-)

    Little favor folks, could you try and tell me the names of the children of the parents named below and if possible Johns children too. That would be really appreciated NAME: John Mcglynn GENDER: Male BIRTH DATE: 8 May 1864 BIRTH PLACE: Street, Longford, Ireland FATHER'S NAME: Bryan...

    Started by chrisreilly‎, 04-12-2014 6:52 PM
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  6. O'Hanlon - 1856 ish

    I recently employed a professional researcher to help me find the birth and mother's maiden name of Catherine O'Hanlon born 1856 ish. I was not particularly happy with the researcher's (lack of) communication with me and the time he was taking so wonder what, if anything, you make of the following...

    Started by AudreyF‎, 25-11-2014 4:55 PM
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  7. Finding Irish ancestors who died before 1864

    Another thread - I'm trying to get as much online research as possible done this week. Thanks to your help a couple of years ago here: http://www.british-genealogy.com/threads/67889-Missing-New-Zealand-marriage , I know of an ancestral couple who were reportedly in Galway. John Gavin,...

    Started by Araminta‎, 30-09-2014 1:42 PM
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  8. Old Newspaper Obituaries

    Does anyone know if there are any old Belfast or Newtownards newspaper obituaries online? I would like to search 1960 or earlier, but have no idea where to look. Any suggestions would be appreciated! :)

    Started by angmcp‎, 11-09-2014 2:22 AM
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  9. Famous Pinkerton Agent James McParland

    Is there anyone out there related to Pinkerton Agent James McParland? I believe he is related to my family, indirectly, possibly through his father Eneas McParland-Drumachee, Mullaghbrack. We share the same last name and my GG Grandparents were originally from Ireland. The clincher was when we...

    Started by angmcp‎, 01-09-2014 6:08 PM
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  10. Ferdinand Darrer and Mary Ellen McCusker

    This enquiry has possibly been posted somewhere already by A.N.Other, however I can't find it. I'm looking for a marriage between Ferdinand Darrer and Maria McCusker? born Belfast 1880]. I found them on the 1911 census as married 10 years, with 3 living children They were married in Belfast. ...

    Started by Colin Rowledge‎, 28-06-2010 2:08 PM
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  11. james trainer

    i am needing some help with the trainer family pls i have james trainer b1825 ireland he married ellen born 1830 ireland they had 3 children mary anne trainer b 1846 ireland ellen trainer b 1848 belfast william trainer b1859 scotland i was give ellens maiden name as fullen but so far cannot...

    Started by jenlouise‎, 27-07-2014 10:07 PM
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  12. Daniel Joseph Bruyn born abt 1812 Roscommon

    All help appreciated. He was a blacksmith and married Sarah Nicholls in England. English Census records provide Roscommon as his place of birth and he died in Australia in 1882 aged 69

    Started by Wayne Cook‎, 04-06-2014 1:23 PM
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  13. Question Royal Inniskilling Fusilier

    I'm researching a Private James Baldrick: I know he was born around about 1892 in Drumragh, County Tyrone, Londonderry, NI. On the 1901 NI Census he is living at Number 15.1 in Glendermot Road (Waterside, Londonderry), aged 9 and is listed as a Scholar, so in school or being home-schooled. ...

    Started by TomBen‎, 20-05-2014 3:46 PM
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  14. Irish Geography

    Stuck, again, with Ireland and so looking for help please. I've got the Hume family. Eugenie born in Lurgan. Alice says variously Lurgan, Co. Kildare and Curragh. All other, younger, children born in Armagh. Father was a serving soldier in Armagh. Mother died in Mandeville Street, Portadown...

    Started by AudreyF‎, 01-04-2014 7:58 PM
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  15. Birth and Baptism

    I've been trawling through the records of The Irish Family History Foundation for 7 children - born from 1879 to 1890. The birth records often also quote a baptism date a few days or weeks after the birth but there is often a later (by several years) baptism record. It seems that the first...

    Started by AudreyF‎, 08-04-2014 11:53 AM
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  16. A Birth in 1856

    I'm trying to find the birth of Catherine O'Hanlon in about 1856. All I know, from her 1878 marriage to Edward Hume, is that her father was John O'Hanlon, a soldier. I have no idea where she might have been born but she married Edward Hume in the parish of Shankhill, Lurgan and her first child...

    Started by AudreyF‎, 24-03-2014 5:07 PM
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  17. Birth/Baptism Records

    I have, finally, got round to spending my 5 Euros for various birth and baptism records on line at The Irish Family History Foundation. I'm hoping some experts here can clear up a couple of queries I have, please. The birth/baptism records show each child has an 'extra' name. Some of the...

    Started by AudreyF‎, 24-03-2014 5:03 PM
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  18. Question Walkingshaw family. Help please

    Any help with this family would be great, no matter how small. Thanks Karina

    Started by Karina‎, 30-12-2005 3:40 PM
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  19. Free access to Irish records

    ancestry.com.au tells me there is free access to their new Irish collections this St Patrick's Day long weekend. Christina

    Started by christanel‎, 15-03-2014 7:05 AM
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    My ancestor Thomas James Dickie, married Margaret Ballantyne 15 June 1854, Tamlaugh Tower, Magherafelt, Londonderry, Ireland. They had 12 children christened in Innisrush, Londonderry. Thomas was the son of Samuel Dickie christened Feb. 1832 in Innisrush. I have no additional information on Samuel...

    Started by Happy Jackie‎, 03-08-2009 1:13 AM
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