New and updated Irish records as at 12 August 2018

Ancestry

https://www.ancestry.co.uk/

Updated Irish records from Ancestry as at 07 August 2018 include:

Ireland, Catholic Parish Registers, 1655 – 1915

This collection is made up of records from over 1000 Catholic parishes across the whole island of Ireland.

Irish Genealogical Research Society

https://www.irishancestors.ie

1799 Census of Carrick-on-Suir, County Tipperary

This database is available online and includes biographical details about the entire population of the town of Carrick-on-Suir, County Tipperary. Arranged by street, it comprises data on 1,738 homes and 10,907 individuals.

The database is the work of the Society’s Fellow and Webmaster, Nick Reddan, who is based in Australia. Noted from the original manuscript held by the British Library, it records the names of all the inhabitants, giving for each their sex, age, occupation, religion, address and, where relevant, marital status.

The surname count is free to all, while the full database is only available to members.

British Newspaper Archive

https://www.britishnewspaperarchive.co.uk

As at 09 August 2018, The British Newspaper Archives has added the following years to The Wicklow People, a weekly tabloid:

  • 1914, 1917-1929, 1931-1976, 1986-2001.

The total years now covered for this newspaper are:

  • 1891-1929, 1931-1976, 1986-2001

Find My Past

https://search.findmypast.ie

New and updated Irish records from Find My Past as at 10 August 2018 include:

Irish Officers Died in the Great War, 1914-1919:

Originally published in 1916 as Our Heroes, this book covered the period August 1914 to July 1916. It contained photographs, with biographical notes, of officers of Irish regiments and Irish officers of British regiments who had fallen in action, or who had been mentioned for Distinguished Conduct. Also included in this volume is a brief history of the chief events of the Great War (to July 1916) in which Irish regiments were engaged.

Newspapers:

The Wicklow People -1914, 1917-1929, 1931-1976, 1986-2001

ABOUT THE AUTHOR

Natalie Bodle, a native of Northern Ireland is the author of the Roots Blog and founder of Roots Revealed. She is a professionally qualified genealogist and is a member of APG. She is also a qualified tour guide and a member of TGNI.

Roots Revealed provides genealogy research services to clients who are searching for their Irish, Northern Irish and Scots-Irish ancestors, in addition to genealogy tours and family history courses. For more information about the full range of services provided by Roots Revealed, please visit www.rootsrevealed.co.uk or get in touch by emailing enquiries@rootsrevealed.co.uk

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