Links to family data on the internet
Worksheets for Genealogy and Family History
With Emphasis on Irish Records

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Genealogical Resources at the National Archives
Though we do not have family trees or documents showing lineage of your ancestors and their descendants, we do have many types of records you can research to build your family's history, and ideas for how you can start.

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Everton Publishers
"Serving the genealogical community since 1947 with The Helper, the Handybook for Genealogists and the new Everton Genealogical Helper."

Irish Queries - $$ - UK and Ireland research -
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Waterlily's - Helpful advice, information about Irish searches
Chance's Genealogy - Links to Irish mail and genealogy newsgroups

The General Register Office is the central civil repository for records relating to Births, Deaths and Marriages in the Republic of Ireland. It is concerned with civil registration matters only, and does not engage in Genealogical/Family History research.

Family history research in the National Library of Ireland

Library material much used by family history researchers includes the microfilms of Catholic parish registers, copies of the important nineteenth century land valuations (the Tithe Applotment Books and Griffith's Valuation), trade and social directories, estate records and newspapers.

Irish Land Valuation Office - Genealogy and Research

The archive in the Valuation Office holds a list of occupiers of property for the 26 Counties in the Republic of Ireland. The records go back to 1846.

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Genealogy Service in the Irish National Archives

Surname Search $$
Enter your surname and see what we can tell you - where families of the name lived in Ireland in the 1850s, how many births there were in the 1890s, brief and extended histories of the name and much more.

Do you have an Irish-born parent or grandparent?
You can become a dual citizen of both the USA and Ireland!
Applying for Citizenship by Descent
Helpful information - SIDHE

Immigration and Naturalizationrecords online

Ellis Island - from 1892 to 1954 16 millions passed thru.
Steve Morse - Elegant tools for Ellis Island and other searches
The Ships List - data on arrivals to Canada ports
ImmigrantShips List - for those who didn't come thru Ellis Island
Olive Tree - Links to passenger lists on line - some free trials - 60 databases of records - $$ - 15M passenger records - $$ - BMD -$$

Official Birth, Marriage, and Death Certificates
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Certificates for England, Wales, Scotland,
and Northern Ireland.

SCOTLAND - BMD and census -$$

Census - Irish Census data - Worksheets for recording data

More pages of links by some dedicated amateur researchers

Ben Franklin's links of how-to and other great sites

Paul Hollinghurst's page of links to UK sources

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Rev 1.2 02-Sep-2006