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Genealogy links


Libraries and Archives

National Archives of Ireland - guide to the resources of the National Archives
National 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 Service
UK Public Records Office - guide to the UK's national archives.
FamilySearch - search-based site of the Family History Library of the LDS (Mormon) Church

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
Catholic Parish Registers at the National Library of Ireland
Ennis Parish (Drumcliff) Baptism (1841-1900) and Marriage (1837-1900) Registers Indexes

Irish Genealogy - church records from some counties of Ireland -

Directgov - For UK births, marriages, deaths, adoptions and civil partnerships.

Land Records

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
Commonwealth War Graves Commission - searchable cemetery records of Commonwealth servicemen and women who died during the two world wars
Irish Death Notice Index - index of obituaries from Irish, American and Canadian newspapers - a free information and services website dealing with all end of life matters in Ireland, including daily death notices.
Tulla Graveyard - photographs of headstones with some transcriptions
Tulla Church of Ireland Graveyard - photographs of headstones

Emigration Records

Castle Garden - database of 10 million records of immigrants to the USA from 1830-1892
Ellis Island - database of immigrants to the USA from 1892-1924
Clare names on the website of the Immigrant Ships Transcribers Guild
Irish Famine Memorial Sydney - The Clare emigrants included in the Famine Orphan Girl Database

New York Almshouse

Irish immigrants in New York's Bellevue Almshouse, 1845-1852 donated by Sharon Carberry, USA

Genealogy Websites

Irish Genealogy Toolkit
Celtic Cousins - contains miscellaneous Clare material
Cyndi's List of Genealogy Sites on the Internet - a list of over 140,000 links to the web's genealogical resources
Genealogy - The Complete Resource Guide
Genealogy - Ultimate Beginners Guide
Genealogylinks - their Clare page contains a list of links to miscellaneous material
Genuki - general information on genealogy with links to relevant material and resources; contains a Clare page
Rootsweb - County Clare, IrelandGenWeb Project


Ireland Old News: Clare - biographical notices and news items from late 18th to early 20th century Clare newspapers
Irish Newspaper Archives - subscription site containing a selection of Irish newspapers from the early 18th century to the present

Clare Family Websites

FitzGerald (Kilcarragh)



Ireland Surname Distribution Map


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