Friday, 19 February 2016

Irish Resources New at Findmypast

See the context for Irish ancestors in two Irish resources new to Findmypast.

Ireland Census Reports, over 19,000 records, 194 census reports, compiled from census returns spanning the years between 1851 and 1911. Find statistical details regarding the number of inhabitants in a given townland and cover all 32 counties of Ireland. The statistics are broken down by gender, age, or other similar categories and can help provide you with an invaluable snapshot of your ancestor's community.

Ireland Statistical Surveys portrays the realities of life in 10 Irish counties; Cavan, Clare, Cork, Donegal, King's (Offaly), Leitrim, Mayo, Meath, Roscommon, and Tyrone. Read about history, agricultural practices, politics, customs, and religion. These reports by the Royal Dublin Society were created early in the 19th century for pre-Famine Ireland.

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