If you have researched your Irish ancestors from the mid-19th century, chances are you have consulted Griffith’s Valuation. Known as the Primary Valuation of Tenements… Read More »Sir Richard Griffith, the man who created Griffith’s Valuation
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The TIthe Applotment Books are a valuable resource to identify where in Ireland your ancestors lived in the decades prior to the Great Famine. These… Read More »Everything you need to know about the Tithe Applotment Books
Census records play a important role in reconstructing our ancestors’ lives. Ordinarily, these returns, taken every 10 years or so, help to build a picture… Read More »What happened to Ireland’s 19th century census records?
If your ancestors were in Ireland in the early 20th century, the 1901 and 1911 Census returns are a great place to start your genealogical… Read More »What will you find in Ireland’s 1901 and 1911 Census records?