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  1. 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 3:18 PM
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  2. 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 9:06 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 2:40 PM
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  4. 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 8:50 PM
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  5. Sticky Thread Sticky: NLA Irish RC Parish Registers online.

    Microfilm copies of each parish. Not indexed so can only be searched page by page for each parish. If the parish is not known then it will be a long haul trying to search them all! Also not all records are held by the NRL and are still held by the individual parish. http://registers.nli.ie/ ...

    Started by christanel‎, 10-08-2015 1:46 AM
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  6. Sticky Thread Sticky: Ireland newspaper articles

    Ireland Old News http://www.irelandoldnews.com/ Newspaper articles which are updated frequently so return visits essential!

    Started by christanel‎, 13-08-2016 10:44 PM
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  7. Sticky Thread Sticky: Registration District Map

    http://www. irishgenealogynews.com/2016/10/shane-wilson-launches-registration.html

    Started by christanel‎, 21-10-2016 1:23 AM
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  8. Sticky Thread Sticky: Irish Army Census records 1922

    The 90th Anniversary of the carrying out of the Army Census occured on 12th/13th November 2012. The Census returns are a valuable source of information on any person serving in the National Army in November 1922 and as such are of particular use to readers working on genealogical queries. ...

    Started by christanel‎, 05-10-2017 7:03 PM
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  9. Sticky Thread Sticky: BMD's at the GRO of Ireland

    irishgenealogy.ie the website dedicated to helping search family history records for past generations. The website is now home to the historic records of Births, Marriages and Deaths of the General Register Office. These records join the Indexes to the historic records of Births, Marriages and...

    Started by christanel‎, 05-10-2017 7:12 PM
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    Hello Hello I have recently started to trace relatives from Ireland. I have had great help and luck with my fathers side the FARRELLY'S from WESTMEATH. Not so with my grandmothers side of the family, the MCEVOY'S from LIMERICK JUNCTION, TIPPERARY My grandmother MARY ELLEN was born in Limerick...

    Started by notsosure59‎, 09-03-2011 2:45 PM
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  2. Sarah Brennan

    I am on the hunt for a Sarah Brennan from Dublin (born abt 1851). She goes on to marry a Joshua McDonald. Anyone knows anything about her? Thanks Geir

    Started by Geirgg‎, 02-11-2012 10:19 PM
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  3. 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 12:08 PM
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  4. Smile James Donovan..

    I am looking for marriages of James Donovan..born around 1790..Ireland to Jane ? first child born..Mary Donovan..(22362) 1827 Ireland. Others born in England... I'm only after the Irish connections.....if possible...please.... Sarah (22363) 1829 Middlesex England. Joseph Bertram Azelby...

    Started by dalek39‎, 30-10-2010 9:07 PM
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  5. Irish Civil Registration Indexes

    The Irish Civil Registration Indexes have appeared here... http://pilot.familysearch.org/recordsearch/start.html#p=2;t=searchable;c=1408347 I can't comment on accuracy or completeness.

    Started by Peter Goodey‎, 04-02-2009 9:34 AM
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  6. Cath Shields 1823

    New Thread, I am researching my Mother's family in Australia , her Grandparents came from England and Ireland. and I would appreciate some help from the Forum who have helped so much with my Donnelly research over the past few years. My Mother's name was Kathleen Florence Donnelly (born Street)...

    Started by BernieFD‎, 30-06-2017 3:20 AM
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  7. Joshua or George McDonald

    Hi, I am trying to find out about my wife and my mother-in-laws family, and I am really stuck. We have found a George McDonald that gets married to a Catharine Connell in Liverpool in 1865. He is born abt 1839 in ireland. His father is a Joshua McDonald profession weaver. Joshua is marked as...

    Started by Geirgg‎, 05-05-2012 10:32 AM
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  8. Thomas Murphy married Catherine where?

    I am trying to get some information on Family History for my wife . The only information I have on this family is the Marriage of Thomas Murphy ( Born 1842) to Catherine McKay, (marriage is circa 1863) .I believe that both were born in Ireland but I don't know where they were married. I know it is...

    Started by BernieFD‎, 07-05-2017 2:46 AM
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  9. sounds like "Nees Furgun"

    I am trying to trace my gr gr grandmother to Ireland. I have very little information. Her name was Margaret Norwood. She was born in 1845 and my first record is in Ontario Canada in 1868 when she is married and has her first child. Various US census forms list her as being born in "Ireland,"...

    Started by davidyoung‎, 07-04-2008 3:58 PM
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  10. Red face Thanks for the Help Family Tracing in Ireland

    Hi there, I posted in March that I was trying to trace my father and ??? any family he might have as i was begining to believe he didnt exist. Thanks to this site I was sent two names with appear to have tallied up with his family, his own and a sister so i am very grateful to you all and the...

    Started by bonelady‎, 09-05-2011 7:51 AM
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  11. Lt.Col Owen Geary

    Can anyone help please. Owen William Geary was born in London on 27 Nov 1895 of Irish parents Owen Geary and formerly Emily Warwick. His father was a theatre conductor who held a succession of appointments in Belfast and London. I cannot find the family in the 1901 census for England, therefore...

    Started by bobn‎, 10-12-2007 12:11 PM
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  12. Marriage & Birth 1908-1910

    I have a William John Parkinson (actually born 1889 William Joseph at Parkhurst Barracks 1889) in the 1911 census for Aldershot a Bandsman in the Army (Royal Inniskilling Fusiliers). His wife is Julia Parkinson aged 23 married 2 years 4 months (therefore married December qtr 1908 appox) born...

    Started by Colin Parkinson‎, 23-09-2009 2:23 PM
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  13. IFHF Payment online

    Has anybody from outside Europe (NZ, Aus, AS) managed to order through this site? I can see the 2 certificates that I want but it doesn't like my Mastercard. The website say the problem is at my end |scold| whilst my bank says its at theirs |nutkick|. I've also successfully paid for certificates...

    Started by Chisel‎, 06-07-2009 8:14 PM
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  14. Are there any Census records for 1840-50?

    I'm trying to see if a particular family lived in Roscommon in the 1840-50s. (I know the family was there about 1812 though but don't know how to access any Irish Church Records (if they survived) Were Censuses done in Ireland back in the 1840s-50s and if so, have they survived? Thanks in...

    Started by Wayne Cook‎, 29-02-2016 9:00 PM
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  15. Question Births Ireland 1843

    Wonder can anyone help, I would like to know if births where recorded in Ireland in the 1840's and would it be possible to get a birth certificate if they were. Is there a site like free BMD where I could get information on to send for a certificate. I am looking for a Robert David Fowler b about...

    Started by renwick‎, 02-05-2010 10:02 AM
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  16. Irish Immigrants to England

    I am trying to track down my Irish ancestry and struggling. I know that Richard Woods and wife Margaret were in St.Helens in 1868 and probably were in 1866 as son William (my ggfather) was born either in St.Helens (census records) or Ireland (as told by my grandfather) in 1866. Daughters Sarah...

    Started by JohnWoods‎, 29-07-2005 2:14 PM
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  17. Ordering Irish BMD Certificates

    I have paid my euros (5 a time) and downloaded the information regarding catholic births, baptisms and marriages from the North Tipperary Genealogy Centre. There does not seem to be any reference numbers as in the UK GRO system. I have downloaded from the CRO the application forms for birth...

    Started by Mutley‎, 23-08-2008 11:09 PM
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  18. Post From Ireland to Cleator Moor Cumberland

    Hi, I have hit a brickwall trying to find where about in Ireland my GGrandparents came from. They came over for my GGrandfather William Burns b1845 to work in the Iron Ore mines. My GGrandmother Catherine Burns nee Doran b1851 had their oldest son Frances in Ireland b1868. The next child to be...

    Started by mojomax‎, 18-04-2012 10:37 PM
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  19. Unable to trace Irish ancestry.

    I have two Irish great-grandparents: Joseph Keeley (Born: 28 Oct 1899 Dublin, Died: 10 Apr 1987 Coventry) - his mother was Sarah Goggins and his father ? Keeley died at sea in 1900. Joseph Keeley's wife was Elizabeth Mahoney (Born: 21 Dec 1900 Dublin, Died: 26 Dec 1975 Coventry) - her parents...

    Started by Super Cicero‎, 27-10-2012 12:22 PM
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  20. Wink Gwynne, Montgomery,McCullagh,Munro.

    Looking for anyone with Northern Ireland connections to Robert Gwynne,b.abt 1800 in Kroghan Co Cavan,married Ann Montgomery,b.1804 Kroghan Co Cavan,they married March 1826 N Ireland. Alexander John McCullagh,b.abt.1830 in Donny Horragh or Denihora,Co Down,married abt,1851 in Warren Pt to Anna...

    Started by Hugh Thompson‎, 10-01-2009 1:06 AM
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