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Website Errors – May 2024

Fixes are in place for these issues, repairs are currently under test and checks of other pages… I have found that a few pages on the website have errors (12th May 2024), giving error messages, returning no results or a … Continue reading

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Catholic Parishes and Chapels in Dublin city – 1818

Extract from “History of the City of Dublin from the earliest accounts to the present time” by the late J. Warburton (Deputy keeper of records in Birmingham tower)the late Rev. J. Whitelaw M.R.I.A., vicar of St. Catherine’sand the Rev. Robert … Continue reading

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Missing Streets and Townlands 1901 census

Following on from a recent search for the 1901 census returns for Baldoyle county Dublin on the National Archives of Ireland website, and eventually tracing these on microfilms on the FamilySearch website. The films include not only Baldoyle town but … Continue reading

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1901 Census of Ireland – missing Baldoyle

A number of locations are missing from the 1901 Census of Ireland on The National Archives of Ireland website – for a variety of reasons. Some seem to have missed filming so were not available for digitation, some were damaged … Continue reading

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Duplicate Place names, Detached Parishes and Half Baronies

(published March 2015, updated December 2022) There are a number of complications to finding exactly where a particular place of interest is located, even when the name is known. The first is often the spelling which can vary greatly depending … Continue reading

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