Tracing Your Irish Ancestors

Tracing Your Irish Ancestors has thorough descriptions of all relevant genealogical sources and county-by-county reference lists — all expanded, updated and indexed to make the book easier to use than ever before.

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Description

With online access to records making it easy for most people of Irish Origin to trace their family background, there has never been a better time to research your Irish family history. This guide contains everything you need to know to speed up the process, making sense of the deluge of online material and guiding you towards records and methods you may not have known existed.nnnnThis Fifth edition of Tracing Your Irish Ancestors is updated and indexed to make it easier to use than ever before. As well as guides to new developments online and in DNA testing, find out where to start if you’re a beginner and how to access and understand registry office records, census records, church and property records, and county by county source listsnn

THE AUTHOR

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nnnnJohn Grenham writes the ‘Irish Roots’ column in The Irish Times and runs the Irish Times Irish Ancestors website. He is a fellow of The Irish Genealogical Research Society and The Genealogical Society of Ireland.John came to professional genealogy in 1981, as one of the panel of researchers in the Office of the Chief Herald of Ireland. As in-house researcher for that Office in 1990–91, he was instrumental in setting up the Consultation Service, the forerunner of the current Genealogical Advisory Services in the National Library and National Archives and was a founder member of The Association of Professional Genealogists in Ireland in 1986.nnnnAmong his publications are Clans and Families of Ireland (1995),Generations (1996), ‘The Genealogical Office and its Records’ in The Genealogical Office (1999), Grenham’s Irish Recordfinder (CD-ROM) (1995–2006), Grenham’s Irish Surnames (CD-ROM, 2003) and numerous articles and columns in the UK magazine Your Family Tree. His website is www.johngrenham.com.nnnn

Additional information

Binding

Paperback

Published

2012, 4th Ed.

Author

John Grenham