Wednesday, July 30, 2014

Irish Family History Foundation

shamrock - Irish Family HistoryThe Irish Family History Foundation recently announced that there are now over 230,000 new records in their database including birth, census, marriage and gravestone records.

  • County Antrim -25,000 Church of Ireland birth records
  • County Armagh – almost 2,000 records from the 1821 census records
  • County Down – 3000 Church of Ireland birth records
  • County Leitrim -18,000 birth records, 7,000 marriage records, 54,000 census records
  • County Mayo -42,000 baptismal records, 25,000 marriages, 3,500 deaths, 28,000 census records
  • County Cork -11,000 births, 4,000 marriages, 21,000 Gravestone inscriptions, 9,000 census

They are working towards making the records of Counties Laois, Offaly and Wexford available on the site in early 2010.

The new website address for the Irish Family History Foundation is www.RootsIreland.ie




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