Resources by county

Landed Estates Database 1700s-1920s

A searchable online database covers estates in Connacht (Galway, Leitrim, Mayo, Roscommon and Sligo) and Munster (Clare, Cork, Kerry, Limerick, Tipperary and Waterford). There is information about 4,500 estates and 2,700 families, 1700s to 1920s.    

From-Ireland.net

This site, Dr Jane Lyons, has a wealth of information arranged by county, gravestones, records, genealogy, history and more. There are indexes, links to records and access to record transcripts. Use the site search engine to search this site or…

Mayberry Homepage

This comprehensive site by Peter Mayberry features:Irish Convicts and Databases• Irish convicts to NSW 1788-1849. A fully searchable database database which provides full details from the convict indents held by State Records New South Wales and other sources.• 1798 &…

Ireland Genealogy

When Ireland introduced the Old Age Pension in 1908 many applicants had no birth certificate as Civil Registration did not begin until 1864. So the 1841 and 1851 census returns were used to prove age. This commercial site has a…

Census Search Forms 1841 & 1851 – Clare County Library

When Ireland introduced the Old Age Pension in 1908 many applicants had no birth certificate as Civil Registration did not begin until 1864. So the 1841 and 1851 census returns were used to prove age. This database lists applicant’s surname,…

Kerry Local Authority – Graveyard Records

This fully searchable site currently includes: • 140 Kerry Local Authority Cemeteries • 168 scanned books (burial registers)• 70,000 burial records indexed

History from Headstones – Ireland

History from Headstones lists inscriptions from 1,200+ Northern Ireland graveyards in counties Antrim, Armagh, Down, Fermanagh, Londonderry and Tyrone. There is a free name search and a fee to view inscriptions.

Historic Graves – Ireland

Historic Graves is a community based heritage project which digitally records and publishes historic graveyard surveys and stories. Online material for Ireland currently covers – Carlow, Clare, Cork, Dublin, Galway, Kildare, Kilkenny, Laois, Leitrim, Limerick, Meath, Monaghan, Offaly, Roscommon, Sligo,…

Public Record Office of Northern Ireland (PRONI)

Public Record Office of Northern Ireland (PRONI) has record guides and information leaflets including a PRONI Guide to Church Records.Online indexes and free digital images include: • eCatalogue • Freeholders’ records includes pre-1840 registers and poll books • Londonderry Corporation…