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

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Learn how to research and document your Irish ancestry with this essential guide, newly updated to include the latest genealogy tools.

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.

This books covers:
- Where to begin
- Researching online
- Civil registration
- Making sense of census returns, wills, election records
- Migration, emigration
- Local government and church records

About the Author


Dr Ian Maxwell is a graduate of Queen's University and former research officer at the Public Record Office of Northern Ireland. A freelance writer specialising in social and family history, his publications include Researching Your Armagh Ancestors (Ulster Historical Foundation, 2000) and How To Trace Your Irish Ancestors (How to Books, 2008).
Product Details
ISBN: 9781472143358
ISBN-10: 1472143353
Publisher: Robinson
Publication Date: February 4th, 2020
Pages: 224
Language: English