Category Archives: Ireland

How do they do it ? – Scanning Maps

Process used to scan a Historic Map and make available in a browsable format online. The map used in this example is a large ~ 78 x 82cm (30.5″ x 32″) map of Dublin City and Environs from Thom’s Directory … Continue reading

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Introduction ‘Guide to the County of Wicklow’ Rev. G.N. Wright 1822

by the Rev G.N. Wright, illustrated after the designs of George Petrie esq., printed for Baldwin, Cradock & Joy, Pasternoster Row, London 1822 see page images and index to contents below – and also the┬ámap from this guide The county … Continue reading

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Description of Roebuck from F.E. Ball’s ‘History of Dublin’

Description and history of the townland of Roebuck from the entry for the Parish of Taney in “A History of the County of Dublin” Part 2 by Francis Elrington Ball, published 1903. (part of a test of new scanning system) … 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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Browse GRO Ireland BMD Images

(updated March 2019 and January 2020 – see example of this method – Using the GRO Image Browse Tool ) Sharing a tool I use to browse images of the Civil Birth, Marriage and Death registers on the IrishGenealogy website. … Continue reading

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