Family Research – English, Scottish and Irish Genealogy

Archive for the ‘Irish Genealogy’ Category

An Irishman’s Diary

Monday, January 3rd, 2011

GIVEN the astounding success of the National Archives’ free online database to the 1901 and 1911 census returns, the potential for roots tourism currently locked away in the 1926 census is incalculable. for more click here

Griffith’s Valuation now on

Sunday, August 22nd, 2010

The Primary Valuation was the first full-scale valuation of property in Ireland. It was overseen by Richard Griffith and published between 1847 and 1864. It is one of the most important surviving 19th century genealogical sources. for more click here

A History of Land Tenure Arrangements in Northern Ireland

Tuesday, May 22nd, 2007

Abstract . This paper examines the history of land tenure arrangements in Northern Ireland. Much of the literature on land tenure systems suggests that a fixed tenure system will promote economic activity and ensure political security for nations. Northern Ireland has had a fixed tenure and cadastral system for over one hundred years. Yet, Northern Ireland in the twentieth century, has been characterized by violence, insecurity and political unrest. In the place of offering political security, has this tenure system contributed to the insecurity of the nation? (more…)

Irish Genealogy Centre – Irish Genealogical Research

Tuesday, May 16th, 2006

Irish Genealogy Centre, professional genealogical research and reports on Irish ancestry. for more click here

Scarce Irish Genealogical Resources

Monday, April 24th, 2006

We offer a wide variety of material in various formats. Some of our information is free, and the rest is available for purchase, or by ‘pay-for-view’ subscription. for more click here

Irish Genealogy Databases – Search through 2,000,000+ Records

Saturday, April 15th, 2006

As part of its role in making Irish genealogical records more readily available the Ulster Historical Foundation is continually adding new searchable databases to this site. for more click here

Ireland Genealogy – Researching Irish Ancestors and Roots

Wednesday, April 12th, 2006

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

The Ulster Historical Foundation

Monday, April 10th, 2006

The Ulster Historical Foundation is a non-profit making organisation (Charity Ref No XN48460) founded in 1956 to promote and preserve Irish genealogy and Irish history, with particular reference to the province of Ulster. for more click here

Clans of Ireland

Friday, April 7th, 2006

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The A to Z of Irish Genealogy

Friday, April 7th, 2006

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