Irish Ancestors by John Grenham

This extensive site offers access to a wealth of information via several databases. These include:
• Irish Surnames - a search returns the surname mapped, a list of variants, surname histories and details of published family histories and more
• Irish Placenames - searches the 65,000+ entries from the 1851 General Alphabetical Index to the Townlands and Towns, Parishes and Baronies of Ireland. A search lists the place names in the civil parish, adjoining parishes, most common surnames in 1855 and a summary of sources for that parish 
• Irish Ancestors: Browse includes records overview; county by county listings; interactive maps; Irish abroad; addresses; blogs and articles plus Irish genealogy links. The interactive maps includes a Roman Catholic parishes search - Use the map of Ireland to click on a county, a map will display all the parishes. Click on a parish to see available records, date ranges, indexes and where they are held.
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