Author Archives: Shane

Image Browse & Search Tools

(updated January 2020) Use the Census Image browse tool to locate certain missing pages for the 1901 and 1911 census on the NAI website.  See the article for notes on how to use the tool, includes a link to John Grenham’s … Continue reading

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GSI Notes

(includes links to topics not included in talk – from  *) External Links : Townlands & Locations Place Name Database (logainm.ie) Place Names NI Enhanced British Parliamentary Papers on Ireland 1861 Townland Index, 1871 Townland Index FindMyPast Townland Index books … Continue reading

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Using the GRO Image Browse Tool – Example

following on from the article detailing the Browse GRO BMD Image tool I’ve included an example below on how to use the indexes on FamilySearch / FindMyPast in combination with the GRO Image Browse tool to locate correct images for … Continue reading

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Historic Maps of Ireland available Online (Updated-2019)

  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 Ireland … Continue reading

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Production of town Gas, from c1920s/1930s Encyclopedia

[click on any of the images to show a larger version] The manufacture of gas is to-day a great industry, and on these pages We show, from drawings made at the South Metropolitan Gas Company’s works in London, how gas is … Continue reading

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