Local records are held in County Archives, Libraries and Heritage Centres Addresses of Archives and Libraries from (Formerly the Irish Times site). locdescid=6&desc=Major Repositories#addresses/ Heritage Centres: https:// locdescid=3&desc=Heritage#addresses/ Local Libraries (Republic of Ireland): https://
locdescid=4&desc=Local libraries (Ro I)#addresses/ Local Libraries (Northern Ireland): https://
The established religion is Protestant, though the majority of the people are Catholics." [From The New London Gazetteer (1826)] In 1922 the Republic of Ireland was created and six of the nine counties forming the province of Ulster (Antrim, Armagh, Down, Fermanagh, Londonderry, and Tyrone) voted to remain part of the United Kingdom.
show=keywords&keyword-letter=i&keyword=ireland#step-three and the Discovery catalogue can be used to search English and Welsh archive holdings Printed Archive listings include: O’Neill Robert K, From https:// Two types of graveyard records exist, cemetery burial records and headstone transcripts. Cemetery records: Typically a municipal cemetery owned and managed by the local authority. Headstones: These have been transcribed, published and digitised in many places.These cemeteries are multi-denominational, although may have areas reserved for the various denominations. Lawrence) are free at https:// For areas in and around Cork city, see For a guide to Dublin city and county transcripts see Because civil registration of births did not begin in Ireland until 1864, applicants had no official documentation to prove their age.It was decided that searches of the 18 census returns could produce acceptable documentary evidence of a claimant's age.Reference should be made to an online sources such as The Ire Atlas Townland Database (formerly “Sean Ruad”) or Irish Ancestors https:// or reference books including: Mitchell Brian, Genealogical Publishing Co Inc.
The following websites provide guidance on which parish registers still exist General Information https:// PRONI: https:// Church The List of Church of Ireland Parish Registers : https:// Us/library/registers/Parish Registers Catholic Parish Registers at the National Library of Ireland: https://ie/ Presbyterian Historical Society of Ireland: Methodist Historical Society of Ireland: Baptist Historical Society: Ireland, Society of Friends (Quaker) births https://search.findmypast.ie/search-world-records/ireland-society-of-friends-quaker-births?
The original images are held in the National Archives of Ireland and the Public Records Office of Northern Ireland.
Index and images are available on the National Archives of Ireland website: and Findmypast: https://search.findmypast.ie/search-world-Records/ireland-census-search-forms-1841-and-1851 (subscription) The indexes with a link to images on the National Archives of Ireland website are available on Familysearch https:// (free) Index with images of transcriptions on Ancestry: https://search.uk/search/db.aspx?
locdescid=5&desc=Local libraries (NI)#addresses/ Dublin City Council Digital Archive: As part of the United Kingdom, Irish records have historically been created and archived in Britain.
The UK National Archives have produced some guides to their archives
dbid=48493 Various local indices and transcriptions have been produced by volunteers.