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New to Genealogy - Getting started

http://www.genealogy-guide.org .uk  Great advice regarding researching family history and ancestry

  www.irish-genealogy-toolkit.com/index.html    All the tools and advice to get started

https://www.irishgenealogy.ie/en/2016-family-history/welcome    Created by the National Archives of Ireland to help you find your Irish ancestors  -  A must for anyone starting to trace their ancestors in Ireland

http://www.nli.ie/en/intro/family-history-introduction.aspx  The National Library of Ireland in Dublin

http://www.welfare.ie/en/Pages/GRO_Research.aspx   The General Register Office (GRO) Dublin  Research Facility and some other records in the GRO Roscommon

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Online Irish Research



registers.nli.ie The Catholic Church Parish records at the NLI - Fully searchable

http://www.census.nationalarchives.ie   All thirty-two counties Census material for 1901 & 1911 are now available on this site.

http://www.irishgenealogy.ie/
   Free Government website - operated by the department of Arts
- New Fantastic free Civil Records loaded early September 2016 -- A must - Brilliant


http://census.nationalarchives.ie/search/wr/home.jsp  Will Registers  1858 - 1900

http://census.nationalarchives.ie/search/cq/home.jsp  Catholic Qualification Rolls   1700 - 1848

http://census.nationalarchives.ie/search/dm/home.jsp  Diocesan and Prerogative Marriage Licence Bonds Indexes 1623 - 1866

http://census.nationalarchives.ie/search/dw/home.jsp   Prerogative and diocesan copies of some wills and indexes of others  1596 - 1858

http://census.nationalarchives.ie/search/cl/home.jsp   Records of the Registrar General of Shipping and Seamen  1860 - 1921

http://census.nationalarchives.ie/search/vob/home.jsp   Valuation Office Books  1824 - 1856

http://irishdeedsindex.net/index.html  Registry of Deeds Index Project Volunteer website

https://www.heritagemaps.ie   Heritage Maps allows you to view a wide range of build and natural heritage data sets in map form. Plan and explore - a must for natives and visitors alike

http://irishdeedsindex.net/index.html     Nick Reddan has done great work on this site

http://www.askaboutireland.ie/griffith-valuation/index.xml  Griffith's Valuation - Great searches from the Griffith Valuation for Names or Places - Gives person information with land map

https://www.familysearch.org    The Biggest worldwide online Databank and it's free 

https://www.Ancestry.com   The biggest subscription website and probably the best - it is expensive for most, but everyone with some experience in genealogy should take out a World subscription ($149 - 6 months) even once.

https://rootsireland.ie  You must become a member and subscribe, to actually see the documentation - very good especially for Marriage & Baptismal Certs if you have good information

www.findmypast.ie   Great website, good information and very reasonably priced

www.swilson.info/  This is Shane Wilson’s very useful website - Also - Look at next link

www.swilson.info/twnparsrch.php  an ingenious tool to search for Catholic Parish Names -  I entered - Cork = Result:  96 names


http://www.thecore.com/seanruad/   Irish Townland searches

http://www.irishancestors.ie    The Irish Genealogical Research Society -
Join and get access to extra research material, information and much more - Some free search material

http://www.corkgenealogicalsociety.com    The Cork Genealogy society -
If you are in the Cork area, sign up and meet fellow researchers

http://www.militaryarchives.ie/  Irish Military archives

http://www.nam.ac.uk/soldiers-records/persons  The enlistment books contain records of soldiers serving in these Irish regiments of the British Army in the period 1920-22

www.corkrecords.com/registers.htm     The Church of Ireland parish register collections for Cork

www.ireland.anglican.org/arp  The Anglican Record Project

http://methodisthistoryireland.org/  Methodist Historical Society of Ireland

http://www.irishjewishroots.com/  Irish Jewish Roots - You must register and log-in to see all the information

http://www.corkarchives.ie/collections/onlinedigitalarchive/  Cork city and county archives

http://www.dippam.ac.uk/eppi   British Parliamentary Papers relating to Ireland 1801 - 1922

www.famineships.info   Irish Immigration Data to USA ; 1846 - 1851

http://www.irelandgenweb.com/   Information for all Irish Counties  

 http://www.csorp.nationalarchives.ie/     Chief Secretary of Ireland's Office Registered Papers (CSORP) 1818 - 1852


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Do you have good information, are you trying to connect or thinking of visiting, your ancestral area in Ireland:

http://www.irelandxo.com/   
 Ireland Reaching Out

This site tries to connect you, with a local resident volunteer of the area you are interested in, who will communicate with you and/or meet with you on arrival there - Look at the video on the website
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Irish Research  Main National Repositories you can visit


http://www.nationalarchives.ie/   The National Archives of Ireland

http://www.nli.ie/  The National Library of Ireland

http://www.valoff.ie/  The Valuation Office

http://www.landregistry.ie/   Land Registry and Registry of Deeds

http://dublincity.ie/main-menu-services-recreation-culture-dublin-city-public-libraries-and-archive-heritage-and-histo-39  Dublin City Archives

http://www.welfare.ie/en/Pages/General-Register-Office.aspx  General Register Office Ireland

https://www.nidirect.gov.uk/proni   Public Record Office Northern Ireland

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Handy Links

 http://www.genealogyintime.com/   Newest World Genealogy Records on the Internet
 
http://www.surnameweb.org/registry/c/a/r/carr.shtml  Looking for Carr sites and Information

http://www.surnameweb.org/okeeffe/surnames.htm  Looking for O'Keeffe sites and Information

http://okeeffeclans.com/   O'Keeffe Clan  Cork

http://www.okeefeclan.org/2013/index.html  Joseph O'Keeffe has a brilliant website with many O'Keeffe connections

http://freeirishgenebooks.blogspot.com/?spref=fb  A treasure trove of Irish genealogy and Irish/world journals

http://ifhf.brsgenealogy.com/            Irish Family History Foundation Database

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Maybe some of your ancestors are interred in these graveyards below:



East Cork


Titeskin - http://www.historicgraves.ie/graveyard/titeskin/co-ttsk

Aghada Old - http://www.historicgraves.ie/graveyard/aghada-old/co-agdo

Corkbeg - http://www.historicgraves.ie/graveyard/corkbeg/co-cbeg

St. Erasmus - http://www.historicgraves.ie/graveyard/st-erasmus-aghada/co-ster

Fort Carlisle - http://www.historicgraves.ie/graveyard/fort-carlisle-whitegate/co-foca

Garranekinnefeake - http://www.historicgraves.ie/graveyard/garranekinnefeake/co-gkin

Inch - http://www.historicgraves.ie/graveyard/inch/co-inch

Aghada Presbyterian - http://www.historicgraves.ie/graveyard/aghada-presbyterian/co-agpr

Queenstown ( Cobh ): -   http://www.corkarchives.ie/collections/onlinedigitalarchive/  Plus other Cork cemeteries

Check   http://historicgraves.com/

http://www.findagrave.com     Find some cemeteries worldwide with some records and photos

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More Great links

http://www.heritagemaps.ie  Brilliant maps with marking tools etc

https://midletonheritage.com/  A wonderful website with local stories and some letters from USA people based in Cork harbour and Bantry during WW1, plus local women who married them and emigrated.

www.Skibbheritage.com/index.htm  Great local information and famine story of the area

http://ims0.osiemaps.ie/website/publicviewer/main.aspx#V1,608152,617600\,0   Ordinance Survey Maps

http://tiara.ie/links.php   Every possible Irish Link for researchers  http://tiara.ie/

http://www.genuki.org.uk/big/irl/index.html  And just in case you missed a few thousand

http://homepage.eircom.net/~genbruce/MyGenealogy/Genealogy.html  Very helpful information for anyone interested in Genealogy but particularly people who hope to visit Ireland to research

http://www.corkpastandpresent.ie/mapsimages/    Cork Past & Present  -   History, Culture, Places, People and Events

http://www.from-ireland.net/    Fantastic site

http://www.censusfinder.com/ireland.htm  Census Finder - Be prepared to spend some time here - Great directories

http://www.failteromhat.com  Search the Griffiths survey of property ownership in Ireland from 1848  to 1864 and much more

http://immigrants.byu.edu/DesktopDefault.aspx?tabindex=3&tabid=4   The Immigrant Ancestors Project at Brigham Young University 

 http://www.valoff.ie/en/Archives_Genealogy_Public_Office/ Valuation Office Ireland

http://www.irishgenealogy.ie/   Excellent information  --  Irish Government website

http://www.rootsweb.com/~fianna/county/cork.html  Cork Links

http://www.eastcorktourism.com/HeritageTrail.htm  Great information on heritage map for east Cork

http://freepages.genealogy.rootsweb.com/~carrfamilydna/     Carr DNA Project

http://www.corkcity.ie/traveltourism/   Cork Churches & Buildings of interest

http://www.nationalarchives.ie  The National Archives

http://www.theshipslist.com/index.html  Great   passenger lists, information and ship  photos (ignore Ancestry.com link)

http://www.immigrantships.net/    More great   passenger lists

http://www.castlegarden.org/     Fantastic lists

http://home.ancestry.com/   A little expensive for most people for World access - Great website

 

Ships Page                   Passenger Lists with "Carr" Information that I compiled. May save you some time.

Ship Page                     Convict Transported Passengers "Carr"  information that I compiled. May save you some time.


http://www.irishships.com/  Irish Ships and Shipping - with crew lists, photos and company magazines

http://www.irishshipwrecks.com/   Ship wrecks around the Irish Coast

http://corkshipwrecks.net/index.html   Ship Wrecks in Cork Harbour

DNA                              About DNA Testing

http://www.surnamenavigator.org/   Great Surname mega search + just fill-in a name in the search box

http://www.myheritage.com/   A popular free Genealogy site

http://www.dublinheritage.ie/index.php?sname=roche&fname=*&location=&ftext=&db=memorial   Dublin Heritage  -- for good results just fill-in surname and put * in the forename

http://www.digitaldialects.com/Irish.htm   Interactive games for learning the Irish language

http://www.olivetreegenealogy.com/index.shtml     Olive Tree Genealogy - great site

http://www.genfindit.com/ireland.htm   Finding and ordering civil Irish certificates

http://www.irelandoldnews.com/obits/  Newspapers - index of 53,095 obituaries of people who were born and/or died in Ireland

http://www.finditireland.com/links/genealogy.html  Something for everyone, great links

http://www.library.ie/public/index.shtml   Public Libraries  and links

http://www.movinghere.org.uk/galleries/histories/irish/irish.htm  Irish Migration Histories to England & great research resource

http://www.a2a.org.uk/       Brilliant catalogues - Just fill in a town or place and find absolute gems

http://soldierswills.nationalarchives.ie/search/sw/home.jsp  a collection of wills from non commissioned Irish soldiers who served in the British army in the 19 and early 20 century.

www.dippam.ac.uk/static_pages/eppi-archive-guide      More brilliant catalogues - Just fill in a town or place and find absolute gems

http://homepages.paradise.net.nz/hanson/mapindex.html  Cronin Site -- civil parish maps covering all of county Cork

http://www.irlgov.ie/  Irish Government site will find just about anything for everyone.

http://www.aai.gov.ie/      People wishing to seek information related to adoption in Ireland

http://world.std.com/~ahern/class2.htm  Using the Internet for Irish Research.

http://viewsofthefamine.wordpress.com    The Irish Famine

http://www.rootsweb.com/%7Eirlkik/ihm/iremaps.htm Excellent site -  Ancient and Medieval Irish Tribes, History & Maps

http://www.stonepages.com/  Stone circles, ancient standing stones, hill forts and archaeology of megalithic Europe

http://www.megalithicireland.com/  A guide to some Irish megalithic, monastic and early ecclesiastical sites

http://www.mythicalireland.com/   Mythology and much more

http://infowanted.bc.edu/  Newspaper column looking for “lost” friends and relatives who had emigrated from Ireland to the United States 1831-1921                                           

http://www.worldgenweb.org  Indexed World Search

corkgen.org/publicgenealogy/cork         Good site

Cyndi's List - Ireland & Northern Ireland  Many links - Just keep scrolling down

http://www.cyndislist.com/  One of the greatest reference sites

http://www.rootsweb.com/~irlker/index.html    Kerry links and great general Irish links

http://www.archives.com/ The Genealogy Home Page - Good links - Register your homepage

 http://www.newspaperabstracts.com/Ireland/  Ireland Newspaper Abstract  

http://www.paperofrecord.com/   Searchable Archive of Historical Newspapers

http://www.indexireland.com/ Very good Irish online directory

http://ancestorguide.com/   Great site

http://www.cork.anglican.org/  Church of Ireland information for Cork

http://www.bac-lac.gc.ca/eng/discover/immigration/Pages/introduction.aspx    Library and Archives Canada

http://dmoz.org/Society/Genealogy/  Well worth a visit

http://www.kindredtrails.com    Excellent site

http://www.hotkey.net.au/~jwilliams4/pass1.htm  Fantastic Australian site

http://www.convictcentral.com/index.html  Learn about a time of convict transportation, stories and people

 http://www.searchwhateveraustralia.com.au Great Australian Genealogy Search Engine and Directory

http://www.brandis.com.au/genealogy/index.html  Another Australian link -- Hate musical background so prepare to switch off

http://www.colonialfamilies .org  NSCFA:  Genealogical Society, Research Center, & Online Tree

http://www.1940census.archives.gov/    The 1940 US Census

http://www.genealogy-quest.com/index.html  Excellent site

http://www.mycinnamontoast.com      Great  Surname  and  Region searches 

http://www.genealogytoday.com  Bundles of stuff to keep you there

http://www.onlinenewspapers.com/          Read from your choice of world newspapers

http://www.looking4kin.com    Loads to explore

http://genealogy.about.com/  Excellent site & excellent newsletter

http://www.emeraldancestors.com/   Irish Genealogy website with online access to records for Northern Ireland.

http://www.rip.ie/index.asp  An information and services website dealing with end of life matters in Ireland

http://uk.ezilon.com/uk/lifestyle/genealogy/index.shtml  Ezilon Uk & Ireland genealogy links

http://airo.maynoothuniversity.ie/mapping-resources/airo-research-themes/historical-mapping  Population change - - Map visualisation of each county in Ireland 1841 - 2002


If you have any suggestions for great links (Non-Commercial) or find a dead link -- Contact me at;  reunitedfamily@gmail.com   ( No Marketing people pretending to be Volunteers/Teachers etc. and I do not support e-cigarettes )

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A history of My Home Town;      www.corkcity.ie/aboutcork/historyofcork/     Over a thousand years of history made easy reading. 

Also  www.corkheritage.ie  a website run by Kieran McCarthy who also conducts walking tours - this has so much content, even Cork people will learn a lot

 

Royal Navy 1800's

My Grandfather Richard O'Keeffe joined the royal Navy at 16 years old in 1881. See his service record   Here    

 

My Great Grandfather Joseph Carr joined the Royal Navy at 14 years old in 1864. See his service record   Here

 

 

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Take a look and see the photos

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Books


A Unique Book by Johnny McKeagney about Fermanagh and surrounding areas
. Hand drawn pictures and sketches of times gone by
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www.folklorebook.com allows you see some sample illustrations, view a TV program made about him and if you wish, purchase a copy of the book

        

Handy Tools:

 

There are many free websites, where you can look-up ZIP codes, Addresses and Phone numbers. I have removed specific one's as they contained advertisements or were advertising their own software. Just do a "Google search" and you will find what you want.

 

MAKE POVERTY HISTORY    Give poor countries a chance to escape Poverty through fairer trade rules - Add your voice

 

Visit my family website homepage "Reunitedfamily"

 

 Carr Homepage       Site Homepage     O'Keeffe Homepage         Protect your Home Computer    Carr Passenger Lists        My Motto

 

A Call from the Grave   A fantastic true story

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