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Tracing your Irish ancestors

Author: John Grenham
Publisher: Dublin : Gill Books, 2019.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : Fifth editionView all editions and formats
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The fifth edition of Tracing Your Irish Ancestors retains its familiar three-part structure, combining a detailed guide for beginners with thorough descriptions of all the useful sources and county-by-county reference lists. Additionally, all of the changes that have been brought about by modern technology - internet records and DNA testing, which make researching your family background easier than ever - are  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Genealogy
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: John Grenham
ISBN: 9780717174652 0717174654
OCLC Number: 1088921088
Notes: Previous edition: 2012.
Description: xxi, 650 pages : illustrations, maps ; 24 cm
Contents: Introduction --
Where to start --
What you can expect to find --
Starting research online --
US sources for identifying Irish place of origin --
Canadian sources for identifying Irish place of origin --
Australian sources for identifying Irish place of origin --
British sources for identifying Irish place of origin --
General register office records --
Census records --
Church records --
Property and valuation records --
The Internet --
Wills --
The genealogical office --
Emigration and the Irish abroad --
The registry of deeds --
Newspapers --
Directories --
Occupational records --
County source lists --
Roman Catholic parish registers --
Research services, societies, repositories.
Responsibility: John Grenham.

Abstract:

The fifth edition of Tracing Your Irish Ancestors retains its familiar three-part structure, combining a detailed guide for beginners with thorough descriptions of all the useful sources and county-by-county reference lists. Additionally, all of the changes that have been brought about by modern technology - internet records and DNA testing, which make researching your family background easier than ever - are explained in this indispensable guide.

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