Info Homepage. Townland Search. Public Record Office of Northern Ireland (PRONI) National Library of Ireland - Homepage. Only a few Irish census fragments survive from the 1821-1851 returns. Home → Irish census → Census fragments This page deals only with the censuses taken in 1821, 1831, 1841 and 1851.
If you want information about later censuses in Ireland, see the Related Pages menu in the right-hand column. The first full population census of Ireland was taken in 1821 and set a trend for a series of ten-yearly censuses that continued until 1911. The first four census of Ireland were arranged by county, barony, civil parish and townland. The 1821 census Who was recorded: Every member of the household was included together with their name, age, occupation and relationship to the head of household. What was recorded: The acreage held by the head of household and the number of storeys the dwelling had. What has survived: Some census fragments for small parts of counties Armagh, Cavan, Fermanagh, Galway, Meath and Offaly (then called King's County) are available on the National Archives of Ireland's Genealogy website.
See Resources below. Irish pension records and their value for genealogy research. An unlikely but useful genealogy resource and census subsitute.
Home → Irish census → Census search forms The Old Age Pensions Act 1908 introduced a non-contributory pension for 'eligible' people aged 70 and over. It came into law in January 1909 across England, Wales, Scotland and Ireland. Postcard of Patrick Street, Cork, around the time pensions were introduced in Ireland. To be eligible, applicants had to have an income of less than £31 and 10shillings per annum (£31.50), and had to 'be of good character'.
Those disqualified included people in receipt of Poor Relief, institutionalised 'lunatics', and anyone with a prison record within ten years of applying. Discretionary refusals could also be given to those who had been convicted of drunkenness or those who, while fit and able, had a history of 'habitual failure to work'. Genealogy. Welcome to Irish Genealogy - Irish Genealogy. Genuki: Ireland. Records of place can provide useful information about where your ancestors lived.
The main sources for records of place are Griffith's Valuation, the Tithe Applotment Books, Estate Papers and maps. Griffiths Valuation The primary valuation of Ireland or Griffith's Valuation - carried out between 1848 and 1864 to determine liability to pay the Poor rate (for the support of the poor and destitute within each Poor Law Union) and provides detailed information on where people lived in mid-nineteenth century Ireland and the property they possessed. Griffith's Valuation is fully searchable online on the (link is external) (free) and includes images and maps. Other websites that include Griffiths and other land records: Valuation Office: (link is external) (subscription) Property Registration Authority: (link is external) (subscription) Ancestry: (link is external) index and image (subscription) Rootsireland: (link is external)(subscription) Tithe Applotment Books (link is external) Estate papers.
FamilySearch Catalog: Transcripts of memorials of deeds, conveyances and wills, 1708-1929. Ireland Marriages, 1619-1898. Irish civil registration records survive intact. Home → Irish Civil Registration Stop Press During the week commencing 13 November 2017, the free state-managed IrishGenealogy.ie updated its database of birth, marriage and death records.
Although the availability of free bmd records has improved, the overall picture for the beginner researcher is more complex than it used to be, so the guidance in this Civil Registration section of Irish Genealogy Toolkit needs to be thoroughly reviewed and, probably, presented in a different way. This will be done as soon as possible. In the meantime, please bear in mind that the details below may be out of date. Stop Press In the meantime, please bear in mind that the details below may be out of date. Irish civil registration forms the backbone of genealogical research in Ireland because birth, marriage and death records help us to identify family groups.
The only complication in locating Irish civil records results from the division of Ireland in 1922. Ancestors from Northern Ireland? Addresses. All Published Record Collections. Land owners in Ireland 1876. Griffith's Valuation.