Family History ACT

the home of the

Heraldry & Genealogy Society of Canberra

Introduction to Irish Genealogy Course – links

Purpose

This page is a page of links useful for Irish Genealogy and was used in a course presented at the ACT Heritage Library on 7 September 2019.


Civil registration Australia

NSW BDM 
Qld BDM 
Free BDM (England + Wales) 
Scoltlands people (civil registration and more)(pay site)

Major genealogy sites

Family Search 
Ancestry (Pay site) 
Find my past (Pay site) 
Note the above pay sites may be used for free at the HAGSOC library or at the NLA 
Irish Origins (pay site) 
RootsIreland (pay site) 
Irish Genealogy (parish records + more) 
Free Reg (England parish records) 
NLI Sources 

Libraries

National Library of Australia 
NLA Catalogue 
State Library NSW Catalogue  
British Library 
National Library of Ireland 
Clare Library (Local history) 

Parish records

Where to find CoI records 
Catholic Registers at the NLI 

Local History Sites

Limerick City Museum 
Limerick Life 

Meta sites

Cyndi List Ireland 
Cora Num site 
GENUKI 
IGRS Links page 

Guides

Claire Santry's toolbox 
John Grenham genealogy 

Blogs

John Grenham 
Claire Santry 

Newspapers

Trove 
Irish Newspaper Archive (pay site) 
British Newspapers from British Library (pay site) 
Gale News Vault 
My newspaper extracts 

Maps

Ordnance Survey Ireland 
Open Street Maps Ireland 
Clare Maps 

Townlands

1901 Index of townlands 
1901 Index of townlands (Images) 
Place names 
Search the Griffith Valuation (and view maps) 

Occupations

King's Inns Adission papers 

Other finding aids

Discovery 
PRONI 
Internment net 
Historical graves (GPS indexed MIs) 
Ireland Genealogy Projects 
1641 depositions 
 
Registry of Deeds Index Project
Count of index records
 
 
1901 and 1911 Censuses 
Tithe Applotment Books 
Transportation database 
Peter Mayberry's Convict database 
Documenting Ireland Parliament People and Migration 

Search engines

Google.com.au 
Google Maps .au 
Google Books 
Project Gutenburgh 
MS Bing 
DuckDuckGo 

Slides from the presentation

Slides