Family Research – English, Scottish and Irish Genealogy

8/5/2012

Ireland, Civil Registration Deaths Index, 1864-1958

Civil registration of all births, marriages, and deaths in Ireland began in 1864 (except for non-Catholic marriages, for which registration started in 1845). Registration produced two sets of records: registers for births, marriages, and deaths and published indexes to these registers. The repositories for the records spilt in 1922, with the records for Northern Ireland being kept by the General Register Office (GRO) in Belfast, while records for the Republic of Ireland are housed at the GRO in Dublin. But the record set as a whole has survived and provides an invaluable source of vital information for Irish research.

This database contains details extracted from the published indexes of Irish death registers. Details provided include

name
year of death
age at death
registration district
volume and page number in the original publication

You can use the information in the index entry to obtain a copy of the entry in the original register from the General Register Office. for more click here

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