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IrelandXO Insight - Historical Church Records

When: Saturday, 14 October, 2017

For the period prior to 1864 church registers are the only records available of most births, deaths and marriages (and sometimes burials). The parish priest normally holds the original bound volumes of the parish registers.

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IrelandXO Insight - Historical Church Records Registers

Lewis' Topographical Dictionary

When: Friday, 25 August, 2017

The publication is part of works on England, Scotland and Wales, which together form Topographical Dictionaries of the three aforementioned countries and Ireland.

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Lewis' Topographical Dictionary

State (Civil) Records 1864 onwards

When: Thursday, 24 August, 2017

With the introduction of state registration, birth and death information was required to be provided to the local registrar who was usually the doctor, within 21 days. Late registration resulted in the imposition of a fine. Hence, in order to avoid the payment of a fine, later birth and death dat

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 The Doyle Wedding © National Library of Ireland

Griffith Valuation & Tithe Applotment

When: Monday, 3 April, 2017

Townland areas often appear to vary from the Tithe Applotment Books to the Griffith’s Valuation – this can generally be explained by the fact that very poor quality land was not taxable and hence not included in the earlier survey.  All lands were included in the Griffith’s Val

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