Libraries and Archives
- list of archive and manuscript repositories in the Republic of Ireland
National Archives of Ireland
- guide to the resources of the National Archives
Library of Ireland - guide to the resources of the National Library
of Ireland including advice on carrying out family history research and
details of the library's Genealogical
Public Records Office - guide to the UK's national archives.
- search-based site of the Family History Library of the LDS (Mormon)
Births/Baptism, Marriages and Deaths
Registry of Births, Marriages and Deaths, Sandfield Centre, Ennis, Co.
Clare. Tel 065-6868049 & 065-6868050.
Civil registers of Births, Marriages and Deaths for Clare since 1864.
- an online service is available from bdmonline
Parish Registers at the National Library of Ireland http://registers.nli.ie/
Parish (Drumcliff) Baptism (1841-1900) and Marriage (1837-1900) Registers
Parish Homepage - Baptism, Deaths and Marriages Registers for Kilmihil
Genealogy - church records from some counties of Ireland - http://www.irishgenealogy.ie/index.html
- For UK births, marriages, deaths, adoptions and civil partnerships.
Land Registry and Registry of Deeds
Valuation Office - holds a list of
occupiers of property for the Republic of Ireland since 1846 and for Clare
since 1855; offers an online genealogical and research service
Cemetery and Obituary Records
- contains partial listings of some Clare graveyards
War Graves Commission - searchable cemetery records of Commonwealth
servicemen and women who died during the two world wars
Death Notice Index - index of obituaries from Irish, American and
Rip.ie - a free information and services website dealing with all
end of life matters in Ireland, including daily death notices.
Kilmihil Parish Homepage - headstone
transcriptions from Castlepark, Kilmihil, Leitrim, Reilig and Shyan graveyards.
Graveyard - photographs of headstones with some transcriptions
Church of Ireland Graveyard - photographs of headstones
- database of 10 million records of immigrants to the USA from 1830-1892
Island - database of immigrants to the USA from 1892-1924
names on the website of the Immigrant Ships Transcribers Guild
Irish Famine Memorial Sydney - The Clare emigrants included in the
Famine Orphan Girl Database
Missing Persons Advertisements
Pilot - From October 1831 through October 1921, the Boston Pilot newspaper
printed a “Missing Friends” column with advertisements from
people looking for “lost” friends and relatives who had emigrated
from Ireland to the United States. This collection of 40,622 records is
available as a searchable online database, which contains a text record
for each ad that appeared in the Pilot. This link will bring up all ‘Clare’
instances. Click on the name of the person(s) to view a more detailed
description based on the contents of the advertisement placed to find
them. Click on any of the five column headings to sort the search results
in ascending or descending alphabetical order.
Cousins - contains miscellaneous Clare material
List of Genealogy Sites on the Internet - a list of over 140,000 links
to the web's genealogical resources
- their Clare page contains a list of links to miscellaneous material
- general information on genealogy with links to relevant material
and resources; contains a Clare page
- County Clare, IrelandGenWeb Project
Old News: Clare - biographical notices and news items from
late 18th to early 20th century Clare newspapers
Archives - subscription site containing a selection of Irish newspapers
from the early 18th century to the present
Clare Family Websites
Surname Distribution Map
More online resources