Wednesday, 25 April 2012

Book announcement: Researching Your Irish Ancestors at Home and Abroad

Dundurn Press and the Ontario Genealogical Society have a new publication in the Genealogist's Reference Shelf series. The official release date is May 14.

Researching Your Irish Ancestors at Home and Abroad is by David R. Elliott, a retired professor of Canadian and European history, the past-chair of the London/Middlesex branch of the Ontario Genealogical Society and the vice-chair of the OGS Irish Special Interest Group. There are 44 items listed under his name in the LAC AMICUS catalogue including several for County Fermanagh published by his company Kinfolk Finders.

According to the book's introduction:

The key to successful genealogical work in Ireland is homework prior to going to Ireland. This book is designed to help you identify the county and parish of your ancestors using documents and Internet sites in your home country.
A full review will appear here shortly.

The cover price is $19.99. Amazon lists it for a 32% discount. There is also a Kindle edition for $7.99.

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