Category Archives: Family History

Browse GRO Ireland BMD Images

(updated March 2019) Sharing a tool I use to browse images of the Civil Birth, Marriage and Death registers on the IrishGenealogy website. The tool adds a selection of next / previous links to make it easier to move backwards … Continue reading

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Website Updates for Mobile

Various updates and fixes to the mobile phone compatible section of the website and also added new pages to shows historic c1840 Catholic and Church of Ireland parish details and Church locations. Church markers show GPS & ITM coordinates, and … Continue reading

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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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