Tuesday, 3 March 2015

Irish Records added at Findmypast

The latest additions to Findmypast's Irish newspaper collection include updates to 36 existing titles and 5 brand new titles from all over Ireland
– Belfast Protestant Journal, 16,211 articles from 1844 to 1850
– Current Prices of Grain at Dublin Corn Exchange, 272 articles from 1860 to 1861
– Newry Herald and Down, Armagh and Louth Journal, 44,204 articles from 1858 to 1862
– Tipperary Vindicator and Weekly Vindicator, 88,194 articles from 1844 to 1868

Also in this update, over 9,000 new records have been added to the Ireland National Roll of Honour 1914-1921. It now containing over 24,000 records. The Ireland National Roll of Honour 1914-1921 is a collection of transcripts created from all known available references and collections for Irish casualties published before 1922. They include Soldiers Died in the Great War, Ireland’s Memorial Records, The Commonwealth War Graves Commission, newspaper items, articles and books. The material has also been cross referenced with the 1901 and 1911 Census to provide a more precise list of Irish casualties than was previously available to family historians.

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