Tuesday, 25 April 2017

NEW GRAVESTONE INSCRIPTIONS AVAILABLE ONLINE FOR SOUTH MAYO





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New Gravestone Inscriptions for South Mayo
We have added an index to over 50,000 names recorded on gravestones in South Mayo to our website. These have been abstracted from the gravestones collection held at the South Mayo Family Research Centre.
The index contains the deceased person's name and graveyard; in many cases the inscription contains the date of death, address and age of the deceased.The time period covered spans most of the 19th and 20th centuries.
For a full list of the genealogical sources now online for Co. Mayo  please click here
Yours Sincerely
rootsireland.ie
Brought to you by the Irish Family History Foundation on behalf of its member centres.








Thursday, 13 April 2017

CLAREMEN & WOMEN IN THE GREAT WAR






CLAREMEN & WOMEN IN THE GREAT WAR

The latest update to this amazing project is available online at


There are now over 3,000 names with:
  • The Alphabetical list - 524 pages.
  • The Where they Came From list - 560 pages.
  • Claremen in the 1st Battalion Royal Munster Fusiliers -155 pages.
  • Claremen in the 2nd Battalion Royal Munster Fusiliers - 167 pages.
  • Claremen in the 3rd to 9th Battalions Royal Munster Fusiliers -141 pages.
  • Over 100 new photos, and in depth detail of the battles in which Claremen died - Individual Profiles - 714 pages.
  • and More graves discovered in Clare related to WW1 including the new Clare Memorial - 95 pages.


Many thanks to Ger Browne and Clare Roots Society 
and Clare Library for hosting this.




Tuesday, 11 April 2017

NEW RECORDS: CASTLEPOLLARD CATHOLIC PARISH & GRAVESTONE INSCRIPTIONS FOR CO. WESTMEATH





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New records for Castlepollard Catholic parish and gravestone inscriptions for Co. Westmeath
We have added over 6,000 new records for Castlepollard parish and various gravestone inscription records for Co. Westmeath:

Walshestown Cemetery, Mullingar, Total: 1,952

Moate Quaker Cemetery, Total: 61

Kilbeggan Cemetery, Total: 1,186

Castlepollard Baptisms 1763-1790, Total: 1,075

Castlepollard Marriages 1763-1790, Total: 301

Castlepollard Deaths 1764-1818, Total: 2,153

Some 1911 Census records.

For a full list of the genealogical sources now online for Co. Westmeath please click here
Brought to you by the Irish Family History Foundation on behalf of its member centres.








Tuesday, 4 April 2017

TROVE PRODUCES TREASURE CHEST OF NAMES... OBITUARY MRS. C.O'GORMAN








A great find by researcher/family historian, Cathy Carley, a long time contributor to this site...

you can click on images to enlarge.

This is from the Catholic Press (Sydney, NSW: 1895-1942) Thursday 24 January, 1929

Names mentioned include ..

O'Gorman, McNamara, Sheey, O'Kelly, Considine, Harris, Moynagh, Rohan, Crowley, O'Haran, King, O'Regan, Collendar, Phelan, O'Brien, Cregan, Toomey, Barlow, Lonergan, Sheris, McAuliffe, Walsh, McDonald, McElliggot, Conoghan, Creagh, McGuire, Murphy, Lynch, O'Sullivan, McDonald, O'Farrell, Morris, McMahon, Rafferty, Farrell, Dunlea, Dunleavy, Clark, O'Brien, Fogarty, Demsey, Sheey, Clarke, Halpin, Clancy, Hill, Byrne, Smith, Dempsey, Reeve, Harrington, Bartley, Furlong, Mullin, Deely, McNally, McCarthy, Kearny, Parker, Donovan, O'Donnell, Fitzpatrick, Kelly, Kennedy, Toohey, Barlow, Christie, Cleary, McElbone, Hines...



Image courtesy of Pixabay...

ADDED TO IRELAND GENEALOGY PROJECTS ARCHIVES, MARCH, 2017










A lot of files were added in March.
*A couple of these cemeteries have graduated to having their own page
like Old Kilmeena in Mayo and St Mary, Ballygunner in Waterford. You
will see those links at the top of the page.

CAVAN, Genealogy Archives - Headstones
St. Brigid Graveyard (R.C.), Gowna
http://www.igp-web.com/IGPArchives/ire/cavan/photos/tombstones/markers.htm

DUBLIN, Genealogy Archives - Deansgrange Cem.
St. Anne's Section - parts 1 & 2
http://www.igp-web.com/IGPArchives/ire/dublin/photos/tombstones/deansgrange-ndx.htm

DUBLIN, Genealogy Archives - Mt. Jerome Cem.
Parts 149-158
http://www.igp-web.com/IGPArchives/ire/dublin/photos/tombstones/mt-jerome-ndx3.htm

MAYO, Genealogy Archives - Headstones
Craggagh Cemetery, Foxford
Old Kilmeena Graveyard, Westport - Part 3
http://www.igp-web.com/IGPArchives/ire/mayo/photos/tombstones/markers.htm

MONAGHAN & FERMANAGH, Genealogy Archives - Church Records
Baptisms, Clones Parish Registers 1701-1704
http://www.igp-web.com/IGPArchives/ire/monaghan/church.htm

SLIGO, Sligo Cem. Genealogy Archives - Headstones
Middle Part, Section A (F-K)
http://www.igp-web.com/IGPArchives/ire/sligo/photos/tombstones/sligo-cem.htm

TIPPERARY, Genealogy Archives - Headstones
Carrick-on-Suir (St Nicholas CoI)
St. Mary's (R.C.) Graveyard, Cahir
http://www.igp-web.com/IGPArchives/ire/tipperary/photos/tombstones/markers.htm

TYRONE, Genealogy Archives - Headstones
Brackaville, Holy Trinity Church (CoI)
St Andrew's Church (CoI), Killyman
http://www.igp-web.com/IGPArchives/ire/tyrone/photos/tombstones/markers.htm

WATERFORD, Genealogy Archives - Headstones
Lismore, St. Carthage's Cathedral (Additional)
St. John's R.C. Church Waterford City.
http://www.igp-web.com/IGPArchives/ire/waterford/photos/tombstones/markers.htm

WATERFORD, Genealogy Archives - Headstones
St. Mary, Ballygunner - Parts 1-3
Ballinakill, St. Thomas (CoI)
Ballygunner Temple
Our Lady's R.C. Church, Carbally - Pt 1&2
St. John's R.C. Church Waterford City.
http://www.igp-web.com/IGPArchives/ire/waterford/photos/tombstones/markers.htm

WEXFORD, UNKNOWN, Genealogy Archives - Newspapers
Poorhouse entries & Discharges - Assorted 1864
http://www.igp-web.com/IGPArchives/ire/wexford/news.htm

WICKLOW, Genealogy Archives - Headstones
Macreddin Cemetery
http://www.igp-web.com/IGPArchives/ire/wicklow/photos/tombstones/markers.htm

UNKNOWN, Genealogy Archives - Memorial Cards
"Found in Ireland"
http://www.igp-web.com/IGPArchives/ire/unknown/memorials.htm


Christina
http://www.igp-web.com/IGPArchives/
https://www.facebook.com/IrelandGenealogyProjects

Monday, 3 April 2017

ONE THOUSAND POSTS! THINK HOW LONG THE FENCE WOULD BE...



and that doesn't count all the individual entries done on each page!

Thank you all for your support, and to those who have contributed items, transcriptions, stories or perhaps just planted the seeds of an idea for me to develop into a story..
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