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Ireland Quick Start
Compulsory civil registration of births, Marriages and Deaths started in 1864.
Registration of non-Catholic marriages began in 1845.
Copies of some of these General Register Office indexes and registers have been copied by the LDS Church and are available
through the catalog at http://www.familysearch.org/eng/Library/FHLC/frameset_fhlc.asp.
Some are already here at Mesa-check our catalog.
To order online: www.groireland.ie/about_us.htm
More information wiki.familysearch.org/en/Ireland_Civil_Registration
Census records from 1821-1851 are partially available
1861-1891 were destroyed
1901-1911 are all available
An index of these census records, and census substitutes
More information wiki.familysearch.org/en/Ireland_Census
The Anglican Church was the State Church of Ireland from 1560-1869. There were many non-conformists churches.
Roman Catholic parish registers for the period up to 1880 may be available with the local
parish. An index is available
at the National Library of Ireland.
Book # 282.025 Of2 (Reference)- The Official Catholic Directory includes a partial directory for the Catholic Church in Ireland
http://www.proni.gov.uk/index/family_history/family_history_key_sources.htm (Northern Ireland only)
More information wiki.familysearch.org/en/Ireland_Church_Records
The Registry of Deeds covers 1708 to present.
Householder’s index from 1820-1864 on CD computers at MFSL #900635 and #900628.
Freeholder records, landowners, and other images available at
http://www.proni.gov.uk (Northern Ireland
More information wiki.familysearch.org/en/Ireland_Land_and_Property
Irish Passenger Lists 1677-1921 to the U.S. and Canada
Books: (some titles, not all)
The Famine Immigrants . . . 1846-1851
973 W2he Passenger Lists from Ireland
973 W2mk Emigrants and Exiles
973 W2mcd Emigrants to America 1735-1745
973 W3sp Passengers from Ireland . . .1811-1839
941.6 W2m Irish emigration lists, 1833-1839
970 W22dd Irish Emigrants in North America
941.5 W3mi and 973 W3mi Irish Passenger Lists, 1847-1871
CDs (must use Commercial CD Computers located in Copy Room)
9000374 - 1831-1853,
The Search for Missing Friends: Irish Immigrants
9001063 – Irish Immigrants to North America, 1803-1871
More information wiki.familysearch.org/en/Ireland_Emigration_and_Immigration
Most actual wills and documents were destroyed in 1922. Some will indexes, wills, and will abstracts have survived.
Every year alphabetical summaries were prepared, properly called the Calendars of the
Grants of Probate and Letters of
Much of this material has been filmed by the LDS Church and is available through http://www.familysearch.org/eng/Library/FHLC/frameset_fhlc.asp
More information wiki.familysearch.org/en/Ireland_Probate_Records
Fiche #6036097 – “Index to Irish Wills” edited by W.P.W. Phillmore and Gertrude Thrift (1909)
Book # 941.5/P22v – “Index to Prerogative Wills of Ireland”, 1536-1810 by Sir
Authur Vicars, F.S.A. (1897)
Book # 941.5 X22g – "Index to the Townlands and Towns, Parishes and Baronies of Ireland"
941.5 section in the Book Stacks – check catalog for specific titles
http://www.seanruad.com - Irish Atlas
http://www.irish-insight.com - Irish Links
http://www.irishorigins.com - Links and Helps
http://www.irishtimes.com/ancestor/ - Research Helps and Links
http://www.electricscotland.com/webclans/cairney - Clans and families of Ireland
http://progenealogists.com/ireland/irishsleuth.htm - Ireland searches
http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~irlkik/ihm/biblio.htm - Research Aids
http://www.1718migration.org.uk - Scots-Irish migration