How to Trace Your Irish Ancestors: An Essential Guide to Researching and Documenting the Family Histories of Ireland's People (2nd Revised edition)

How to Trace Your Irish Ancestors: An Essential Guide to Researching and Documenting the Family Histories of Ireland's People (2nd Revised edition)

By: Dr. Ian Maxwell (author)Paperback

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The purpose of this book is to highlight the most important documentary evidence available to the family historian wishing to research their Irish ancestry. It is aimed primarily at researchers whose time in Irish repositories is limited, and who want to know what is available locally and online. It covers more than eighteen individual sources of information, making it simpler to organise your search and easier to carry it out both locally and on the ground. Contents: 1. Where to Begin; 2. Administrative Divisions; 3. Civil Registration; 4. Census Returns and Old Age Pension Claims; 5. Census Substitutes; 6. Wills and Testamentary Records; 7. Election Records; 8. Board of Guardian Records; 9. School Records; 10. Migration; 11. Emigration; 12. Landed Estate Records; 13. Taxation and Valuation Records; 14. Church Records; 15. Military Records; 16. Printed Records; 17. Law & Order; 18. Local Government; 19. Researching Online.

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About Author

Ian Maxwell is a former Records Officer at the Public Record Office of Northern Ireland, and is now a freelance writer for "Family History Monthly" and "Ancestor" magazines contributing numerous articles on both Irish, Scottish and English history and genealogy and lecturing on these subjects too. Ian is also author of three other genealogy books: "Tracing Your Ancestors in Northern Ireland" (HMSO, 1997), "Researching Armagh Ancestors" (UHF, 2000) and "Researching Down Ancestors" (UHF, 2000).

Contents

1. Where to Begin; 2. Administrative Divisions; 3. Civil Registration; 4. Census Returns and Old Age Pension Claims; 5. Census Substitutes; 6. Wills and Testamentary Records; 7. Election Records; 8. Board of Guardian Records; 9. School Records; 10. Migration; 11. Emigration; 12. Landed Estate Records; 13. Taxation and Valuation Records; 14. Church Records; 15. Military Records; 16. Printed Records; 17. Law & Order; 18. Local Government; 19. Researching Online.

Product Details

  • publication date: 18/06/2009
  • ISBN13: 9781845283759
  • Format: Paperback
  • Number Of Pages: 222
  • ID: 9781845283759
  • weight: 431
  • ISBN10: 1845283759
  • edition: 2nd Revised edition

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