Category Archives: Family History

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

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Catholic Parish Search by Town

New option added to allow a search for Catholic Parishes based on a list of towns. see Town > RC Parish Search at the top of the menu. Coordinates are included in the system for cities and over 500 (1) towns all … Continue reading

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Surname Crossmatch – Variations

Added a new Surname Variants search option to the Cross-Reference  Search, which now includes variants of the selected surnames in the search. In the previous version a search for Sullivan and Collins would only have located any parish where exact matches … Continue reading

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Map of Griffith Valuation Dates

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RC Parish Database Updates

A number of Civil Parishes listed on the townland Index were not matched to Catholic Parishes during the initial cross-linking process [1], usually as a result of no reference being made to these being associated in Lewis. In some cases … Continue reading

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