I haven’t written a post in this series for a while, as I haven't been using any new free resources in my genealogy do-over. This week, I started my research in Ireland, so I used an additional resource: Irish Genealogy. Irish Genealogy has Church Records and Civil Records. Church Records: The website has a page… Continue reading Thursday’s Tips – Irish Genealogy
I have covered the free websites I use for Australian research, which I have found is enough to build my family tree with the basic birth, death and marriage information. I get birth, death and marriage certificates when I feel I need to. But there will come a time when I need to use a… Continue reading Thursday’s Tips – Which subscription site should you choose?
For the United Kingdom, my starting point is the three Free UK Genealogy sites: FreeBMD This site has free indexes to the births, deaths and marriages for England and Wales from since the beginning of civil registration in 1837. I use this site for marriages. I sometimes use this for births and deaths, if I… Continue reading Thursday’s Tips – Free UK Genealogy and the GRO Online Indexes
This week, I am continuing my series of comparing the collections at the 3 main subscription sites, FindMyPast, Ancestry and MyHeritage. The following are the collections for Ireland. My Heritage 1901 Ireland Census 4,424,125 1911 Ireland Census,370,252 The 1851 Dublin City Census, Ireland 58,993 Ireland Electoral Registers, 1832 - 1838 52,630 Ireland Tithe Defaulters, 1831… Continue reading Ireland Census & Voter lists
On 16 July 2015, I did a post about the Catholic Parish Registers in Ireland. At that time, these could only be browsed - there was no index. Ancestry and FindMyPast have now added these records to their collections, and these records have now been indexed. Both sites have made these available for free for a… Continue reading Catholic Parish Registers in Ireland now available at Ancestry and FindMyPast
A number of blogs have mentioned the new Catholic Parish Registers at the National Library of Ireland website. I have three branches of the family that came from Ireland: on my husband’s side, the Marshalls from OldLeighlin, Carlow, and the Mansfields from Tralee, Kerry; on my side, the Russells of Cork. I have already found… Continue reading Wednesdays Resources – Catholic Parish Registers in Ireland