Family Research – English, Scottish and Irish Genealogy

30/9/2004

County Sligo

County Sligo is situated on the West coast of Ireland and is within the province of Connaught. Sligo is widely regarded as one of Ireland’s most beautiful counties and it’s breathtaking mountain views, crystal clear lakes and long sandy beaches are famous the world over.

Services

The County Sligo Heritage and Genealogy Centre offers a Full Service to enquirers whose ancestors hailed from County Sligo. Full research takes utwo to three weeks at present but initial enquiries are answered as soon as possible.

The main records include:

Roman Catholic – earliest of commenced in 1796
Church of Ireland (Anglican/Episcopalian) earliest of which date from 1762
Records of Presbyterian congregations (Sligo Circuit) start 1806
Methodist records (Sligo Circuit) start in 1819
1901 Census of Ireland
1858 Griffith’s Valuation of Ireland
Tithe Applotment Books 1823-1837
Elphin Diocesan Census of 1749
Gravestone inscriptions
A variety of other Genealogical sources
In all a total of 400,000 records relating to County Sligo have been computerised and are stored on our database at the centre.

For more information go to the link on the rhs

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