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 records 1673-1901 – Includes minute books (online), correspondence, drawings, art work, and collections relating to the railway industry, shirt factories and civil rights
• Name search index to pre-1858 diocesan wills and administration bonds; surviving fragments of 1740 and 1766 religious census returns and 1775 dissenters petitions
• PRONI Historical Maps viewer
• PRONI Web Archive of websites of historical and cultural importance
• Street directories – thirty directories, 1819-1900
• Ulster covenant – 500,000 signatures of those who opposed Home Rule for Ireland
• Valuation revision books – fully searchable placename indexes and original images for Antrim, Armagh, Down, Fermanagh, Londonderry and Tyrone, 1864 to 1933. Use these records to extend research from the Griffith’s Land Valuation database
• Will calendars – indexes and images for the district probate registries of Armagh, Belfast and Londonderry. The index covers, 1858-1965. Will copies are available online 1858-1909

See also PRONI photos on Flickr, 3,189+ images  and PRONI records on CAIN (Conflict Archive on the Internet) – records relate to conflict and politics in Northern Ireland, 1968-1980.

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