Pocket Guide to Irish Genealogy

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Genealogical Publishing Com, 2002 - Reference - 77 pages
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Genealogical research is often viewed as complex and arduous. "The basic aim of this book is to overcome the perception that genealogy is only for the experts.'' Mitchell accomplishes his task well ... Read full review

Contents

GENEALOGY AN ENJOYABLE HOBBY
1
IRISH HISTORY AND GENEALOGY
3
GETTING STARTED OVERSEAS
9
FIRST STEPS
15
MAJOR RECORD SOURCES
21
PARISH REGISTERS
25
GRAVESTONE INSCRIPTIONS
28
WILLS
30
SCHOOL REGISTERS
40
THE RELIGIOUS CENSUS OF 1766
41
THE REGISTRY OF DEEDS
43
ESTATE RECORDS
44
RENT RECEIPT BOOKS
46
ORDNANCE SURVEY MEMOIRS
48
IRISH GENEALOGY AND THE INTERNET
49
THE MAJOR ADMINISTRATIVE DIVISIONS
59

THE 1901 AND 1911 CENSUS
32
THE GRIFFITHS VALUATION AND TITHE APPLOTMENT BOOKS
34
OTHER RECORD SOURCES
39
THE MAJOR RECORD OFFICES
65
THE HERITAGE CENTRES OF IRELAND
75
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Brian Mitchell is Fellow of Trinity College, University of Cambridge.

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