Friday, 20 October 2017

Irish Genealogical Abstracts New at Findmypast

In the continuing quest to plug gaps created during the fire at the Public Record Office of Ireland in Dublin in 1922 Findmypast this week has added abstract collections from three Irish genealogists. All are indexed and linked to the original handwritten transcript.

Thrift Genealogical Abstracts comprises 150,275 transcript records of wills, bill books, parish registers, commission books, and freeman lists, as well as detailed family trees and pedigree charts. Records date from the 16th century to the early 20th century.

The Crossle Genealogical Abstracts contain 657,801 Irish records, including copies of prerogative court wills from 1620 to 1804 and yearly Army returns from 1767 through to 1816.

Betham Genealogical Abstracts and genealogical sketches created by herald Sir William Betham contains 489,774 records includes abstracts of wills, reconstructed family trees and detailed pedigrees that can be searched by name, year, or keyword.

Also this week 4,506 records from the local censuses - 1830, 1834, 1836, 1849, 1850, 1851, and 1852 - from the townland Pobble O'Keefe in Cork.

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