Family Research – English, Scottish and Irish Genealogy

12/4/2006

Ireland Genealogy – Researching Irish Ancestors and Roots

All major Irish record sources are linked to various administrative or eclesiastical divisions: counties, baronies, dioceses, civil parishes, catholic parishes, poor law unions, probate districts, towns and townlands. In all of Ireland there are 32 counties. Historically there have been, on average, 13 probate districts, 33 dioceses, 160 Poor Law Unions, 2,500 civil parishes, and 65,000 townlands. for more click here

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