Category Archives: Directories

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

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Kilmore Co. Wexford and the Saltee Islands

Details of Kilmore and The Saltee Islands from 2nd Ed. Topographical Directory of Ireland by Samuel Lewis, 2nd Ed., printed 1849. KILMORE, a parish, in the barony of Bargey union in the county of Wexford, and province of LEINSTER, 9 … Continue reading

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Dublin City Street Index – 1879

Added images from Dublin City Street Index from Thom’s Directory of 1879 – see this link

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Further RC Parish Database Updates

Further options added to the parish database system – the RC parish details screen now shows distance and direction for the nearest Catholic parishes, to aid further searches when the required location might close to the boundary between two parishes. … Continue reading

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Search for Catholic Parishes and Chapels

Four options are available on this system to search for Catholic Parishes and Chapels as they were in the years just before the Great Famine. The details were compiled using Lewis Topographical Directory of 1837, and the Catholic Directory of … Continue reading

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