Author Archives: Shane

Description of the Scalp – 1822

From ‘Guide to the County of Wicklow’ by Rev. G.N. Wright Published by Baldwin, Cradock and Joy, Paternoster Row (London) 1822           Two miles from Enniskerry, on the Dublin road, and in the county of Dublin, which … Continue reading

Posted in Dublin, Wicklow | Tagged , , | Comments Off on Description of the Scalp – 1822

Links

Civil BMD Index (Irishgenealogy/GRO) Civil BMD Index (FamilySearch) Church Records – Dublin, Kerry, Carlow, Cork (IrishGenealogy) RC Parish Register Images (NLI) Extracted Civil Births, Marriages & Deaths (FamilySearch) Anglican Record Project (RCBL) List of CofI Parish Records (RCBL) FreeBMD (Eng/Wales) … Continue reading

Posted in Links | Comments Off on Links

Searching Irish Civil BMD Records online

Searching Irish Civil BMD Records online Historic Civil BMD records consist of two collections, Registers Books and Index books. The National Registers and Indexes for all of Ireland were kept by the General Register Office (GRO), in Dublin. The head … Continue reading

Posted in Family History, Ireland | Tagged , , | Comments Off on Searching Irish Civil BMD Records online

Street Listings in Thom’s Dublin Directories

The Street listings included in Thom’s Dublin Directory can provide interesting details about the area your ancestors lived, for example neighbours, the types of businesses present on the same street, prominent  buildings and Churches nearby, and may help narrow down … Continue reading

Posted in Directories, Dublin City, Maps | Tagged , , , | Comments Off on Street Listings in Thom’s Dublin Directories

Historic Maps of Ireland available Online (Updated)

    Ordnance Survey Maps Detailed modern and Historic map of Ireland – 6″ Historic and 6″ Historic B&W date from c1837 to abt. 1847, and the Historic 25″ date from the late 1890s to early 1900s, from Ordnance Survey … Continue reading

Posted in Ireland, Maps | Tagged , , | Comments Off on Historic Maps of Ireland available Online (Updated)