Web sites mentioned in the seminar conducted by Graham Jaunay
Researching your Irish ancestors

BMD Certificates from the General Registrar of Births, Marriages and Deaths

Accessing the BMD Indexes via (fee)
General Register Office of Northern Ireland:
General Register Office of Ireland:

Archival collections

The National Archives of Ireland Index:
Public Record Office of Northern Ireland:
National Library of Ireland:
County Heritage Centres addresses:
Linen Hall Library:
Trinity College Library:

Church records

Representative Church Body Library:
Presbyterian Historical Society of Ireland:
LDS Church film library:
Hugh Wallis’ website for locating LDS batch numbers:

Census returns

Online census records inc C19th fragments:
Search indexes and view the enumerator's sheet at
Census Finder lists the remnants of C19th census material & locations:
Genealogy Branches also lists the remnants of C19th census material & locations:
Search indexes at Irish Origins: (1851 Dublin City only)
The National Archives of Ireland provides a search engine for 1911: (Dublin only)
Guilde to accessing the census material at a LDS Library:

Census substitutes

Valuation Office (Griffith valuation):
Monaghan Qualification Roll:


Search indexes to 1858 at Irish Origins:


Leicester University's Digital Library of Historical Directories:

Belfast Gazette:
ABYZ News Links(current newspapers):
British Library newspaper collection:

General help with Irish research

Townland search:
Irish Times:
UK & Ireland Genealogy
English pages:
Irish Roots
Vision of Britain 1800–2001
including maps, statistical trends and historical descriptions:

Professional and other support

Accredited researchers:
Irish online surname lists:

These links were correct as at 28 Mar 2008. If one of these links does not work please advise and it will be corrected promptly.

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