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    DescriptionThe purpose of this book is to highlight the most important documentary evidence available to the family historian wishing to research their Irish ancestry. It is aimed primarily at researchers whose time in Irish repositories is limited, and who want to know what is available locally and online. It covers more than eighteen individual sources of information, making it simpler to organise your search and easier to carry it out both locally and on the ground.


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    Title
    How to Trace Your Irish Ancestors
    Subtitle
    An Essential Guide to Researching and Documenting the Family Histories of Ireland's People
    Authors and contributors
    By (author) Dr. Ian Maxwell
    Physical properties
    Format: Paperback
    Number of pages: 222
    Width: 153 mm
    Height: 234 mm
    Thickness: 18 mm
    Weight: 431 g
    Language
    English
    ISBN
    ISBN 13: 9781845283759
    ISBN 10: 1845283759
    Classifications

    Nielsen BookScan Product Class 3: T5.6
    BIC E4L: HIS
    BIC subject category V2: HBTG, WQY
    Warengruppen-Systematik des deutschen Buchhandels: 24100
    DC22: 929.10720415
    BISAC V2.8: REF013000
    Edition
    2, Revised
    Edition statement
    2nd Revised edition
    Publisher
    Constable and Robinson
    Imprint name
    How to Books Ltd
    Publication date
    01 December 2009
    Author Information
    Ian Maxwell is a former Records Officer at the Public Record Office of Northern Ireland, and is now a freelance writer for "Family History Monthly" and "Ancestor" magazines contributing numerous articles on both Irish, Scottish and English history and genealogy and lecturing on these subjects too. Ian is also author of three other genealogy books: "Tracing Your Ancestors in Northern Ireland" (HMSO, 1997), "Researching Armagh Ancestors" (UHF, 2000) and "Researching Down Ancestors" (UHF, 2000).
    Review quote
    "'This clearly laid out book is a useful guide for anyone researching and documenting the family histories of Ireland's people.' Family Tree Magazine 'Offers remarkably detailed and wide ranging information to the sources and where they may be found.' Ancestors 'This splendid book does indeed cover the full gamut of resources and it contains a valuable list of up-to-date websites.' Family History Monthly 'A reliable and straightforward guide to researching Irish family history, with a factual focus and no waffle.' Your Family Tree 'Our firm favoirite, this book is accurately hailed as an essential guide to Irish research. Splendid book. Aimed at beginners as well as more experienced enthusiasts, it serves both group admirably. Lucid and practical and it contains a valuable list of up-to-date websites.'Family History Monthly"
    Table of contents
    1. Where to Begin; 2. Administrative Divisions; 3. Civil Registration; 4. Census Returns and Old Age Pension Claims; 5. Census Substitutes; 6. Wills and Testamentary Records; 7. Election Records; 8. Board of Guardian Records; 9. School Records; 10. Migration; 11. Emigration; 12. Landed Estate Records; 13. Taxation and Valuation Records; 14. Church Records; 15. Military Records; 16. Printed Records; 17. Law & Order; 18. Local Government; 19. Researching Online.