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INTRODUCTION

The following is an online Genealogical listing of national archives, public records, articles, features and resources that relate to family history in Ireland (particularly the province of Ulster). It only covers the most popular with some notes to explain what the contain and how to search.

BIRTH, MARRIAGE AND DEATHS IRELAND

(1845 to present)


General Register Office of Northern Ireland

(With searchable Index)


General Register Office of Ireland (Republic)

(Index available Familysearch and Irish Genealogy)


If using the Family Search Index, search by name, year, quarter and Registration District. For both sites,  Photostat copy of the entry can be purchased from GRO in Roscommon, Ireland.






CHURCH RECORDS FOR IRELAND

List of Established Church of Ireland Registers

Catholic Parish Registers

Dublin, Cork, Kerry Church Records

Searchable Index at Roots Ireland

Roots Ireland online index covers Church of Ireland and Catholic Church records (fee paying)

Guide to Church Records at PRONI



NATIONAL RECORDS OF IRELAND

Public Records Office of Northern Ireland

Searchable online index for eCatalogue, wills, freeholder and valuation books, and numerous other records, including census substitutes and Londonderry Corporation records

National Archives of Ireland

Searchable online records covering, 1901 & 1910 census, tithe applotments, Griffith valuation, wills

National Library of Ireland

Searchable online catalogue








NEWS PAPER RECORDS IRELAND

Irish Newspapers

Irish News Paper Archives

The Belfast News Letter Index

Eddie’s News Extracts

British and Ireland News Paper Archives

Ireland Old News


RESOURCES BY COUNTY IN ULSTER

Northern Ireland Family History Society

Bill Macafee's Website (Antrim/Derry)

Ulster Historical Database (Antrim/Down)

Belfast Tracing Your Family

Sidelights on Belfast History

Ballymoney Ancestry

Bready Ancestry

Bann Valley Church Records

Raymonds County Down website

Lurgan Ancestry

Fermanagh Records

County Tyrone Genealogy Research

Ulster Genealogy and Local History Blog




OTHER SOURCES FOR IRELAND

Freemen of the Corporation of Belfast

Freemen of Cork City

Ancient Freemen of Dublin

Beflast City Burials

Burials of Dublin City

Find A Grave (Worldwide)

Griffith Valuation Records

Irish Flax Growers, 1796

Registry of Deeds Index Project Ireland

Irish Genealogy Hub

Chief Secretary’ Office Registered Papers

Carrickfergus District Council Records

Donegal Genealogy Resources


IRISH MEDIEVAL SOURCES

Calendar of Irish Chancery Letter c.1244-1509

Fiants and Pardon Rolls 1521-1603

Down Survey of Ireland

Saint Patrick’s Confessio

The Notulae in the Book of Armagh

Early Manuscripts at Oxford University

Galloglass Project

Trinity College Colleciton





IRISH MEDIEVAL GENEALOGY


The Early Irish Genealogical Tradition


Corpus of Electronic Texts

Index of Names in Irish Annals


Irish Script on Screen

The Book of Ballymote

Book of Fenagh


Zeitschrift für celtische Philologie


SURNAMES OF IRELAND

Irish Surnames

Irish Names and Surnames

Ulster Suranmes

Ros' Davies County Down surnames

Top 60 Surnames of Derry City

Fergusons in Ireland

McLaughlin Brothers

O’Doherty Heritage

Arborealis



PLACE-NAMES OF IRELAND

Onomasticon Goedelicum (Placenames)

Placenames Database Ireland

Placenames Northern Ireland

Early Irish Population-Groups (MacNeill)

Topographical and Historical Map of Ancient Ireland

Queens Universtiy Plantation Maps

Ireland’s History in Maps

Baronies and Parishes of Ireland

Barry Griffin’s Surname Maps 1901 & 1911





Created 18 December, 2017; updated 8 November 2022