dúchas.ie – National Folklore Collection of Ireland

dúchas.ie is a project to digitize the National Folklore Collection of Ireland, one of the largest folklore collections in the world. The Schools’ Collection is the first collection being made available on this site. It is a collection of folklore…

Eddies Extracts relating to Belfast, Northern Ireland and more

This site has extracts of births, marriages and deaths transcribed from newspapers but also news stories, book extracts, church records, records of deceased seamen and the names of 25,000+ Presbyterians who served during the Great War of 1914-1919. New

Place Names of Northern Ireland

This database includes historical administrative names of counties, baronies, districts, parishes, townlands etc, and names of rivers, lakes, mountains and other physical details in the six counties of Northern Ireland. (Antrim, Armagh, Derry/Londonderry, Down, Fermanagh and Tyrone). New

Irish Genealogical Research Society – Unique resources

Use the Resources link to access Unique Resources. These include: • Early Irish Marriage Index (pre 1864) with 213,000+ entries. This free index has been compiled from records at  the Registry of Deeds in Dublin plus newspaper announcements, marriages noted…

Ancestry.com – United Kingdom – Census and Voters Lists

These include:• 1841, 1851, 1861, 1871, 1881, 1891, 1901 and 1911 census for England, Scotland (not 1911), Wales, Channel Islands and the Isle of Man. The records are fully indexed with a free surname search. A variety of subscription options offer…

Belfast City Council – Burial records

This site offers online searching of  360,000+ burial records for Belfast from 1869 onwards. A search returns the name of deceased, last place of residence, age, sex, date of death, date of burial, cemetery, grave section/ number and burial type.…