Ancestry.com.au, FindMyPast, Ireland, Parish Registers

Catholic Parish Registers in Ireland now available at Ancestry and FindMyPast

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

Parish Registers, United Kingdom

Wednesday’s Resources – England & Wales Parish Registers

Where to look for parish registers in England & Wales tends to depend on the county you are researching in, but one thing I have found is that it is often easiest to confirm relationships and trace a family back in time if you can access the original parish registers, or a transcript, for a… Continue reading Wednesday’s Resources – England & Wales Parish Registers

Ireland, Parish Registers

Wednesdays Resources – Catholic Parish Registers in Ireland

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