Thursday, 13 March 2014

Ancestry - free access to Irish records

Ancestry ( is offering free access to selected worldwide based Irish records collections until 11.59pm March 17th. Visit for access.

The collections available are:
  • Ireland, Births and Baptisms, 1620–1911
  • Ireland, Civil Registration Births Index, 1864–1958
  • Ireland, Civil Registration Marriages Index, 1845–1958
  • Ireland, Civil Registration Deaths Index, 1864–1958
  • Ireland Census 1901
  • Ireland Census 1911
  • NewIreland, Select Catholic Confirmation Registers, 1775–1912
  • NewIreland, Select Catholic Birth and Baptism Registers, 1763–1912
  • NewIreland, Select Catholic Marriage Registers, 1775–1912
  • NewIreland, Select Catholic Death and Burial Registers, 1767–1912
  • Quebec, Vital and Church Records (Drouin Collection), 1621–1967
  • Ireland, Catholic Parish Baptisms, 1742–1881
  • Ireland, Catholic Parish Marriages and Banns, 1742–1884
  • Ireland, Catholic Parish Deaths, 1756–1881
  • Get deeper context about the life and times of your Irish ancestors.
  • New York Emigrant Savings Bank, 1850–1883
  • Ireland, Lawrence Collection of Photographs, 1870–1910
  • Irish Canadian Emigration Records, 1823–1849
  • Ireland, Griffith’s Valuation, 1847–1864

Don't forget that my book Tracing Your Irish Family History on the Internet can be obtained as an ebook, or in print, from

"Brilliant read, very useful!" St. Patrick, patron saint

(With thanks to Eddie Connolly via @teddiec)


Time to find your inner Irish...! All the best online Irish genealogy resources can be found through my book Tracing Your Irish Family History on the Internet - in print and ebook formats. "Very useful, makes me wish I was Irish!" - Saint Patrick, patron saint.

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