Genealogy Research

Eye-witnesses to our ancestors: Travellers’ writings

This blog concerns the accounts of travellers  as a  background source in understanding how our ancestors lived.   While biographical data…

4 months ago

Great insights from Petty sources – the Petty Session Court Records

The skeleton of our family history is formed by the dates and names which we find in the major record…

5 months ago

Tenants of the Wynne Estate, Sligo in 1798-1811

Small Sources 64:  This is a list of 84 tenants from the index to a rental among the Wynne Estate…

10 months ago

Domville tenants in Manulla area of Mayo 1833.

Small Sources 63:     This is a list of  95 tenants in several townlands in western Mayo in 1833. …

10 months ago

Tenants of O’Donel Estate in Cong, Co. Mayo 1790-1815.

This is a list of leases granted to 344 named tenants by the O'Donel estate in the Civil Parish of…

11 months ago

New Edition of ´Tracing your Mayo Ancestors´

Flyleaf Press, the publishing arm of Ancestor Network, has published a third edition of its acclaimed guide to tracing families…

11 months ago

Tenants of DeVesci estate in Queen’s County (Laois) 1775-92

Small Sources 61: This is a list of 112 tenants from a ledger among the DeVesci Papers in the National…

11 months ago

Tenants of Crosbie Estate in Ardfert, Kerry 1805-12

Small Sources No. 60: This is a list of 109 tenants of the Crosbie Estate in North Kerry for the…

1 year ago

Catholic Records of Rathangan, Wexford 1807-1811.

Small Sources No. 68.     This is a significant blog as it sets out the Catholic Church records of Rathangan,…

1 year ago

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