Tag Archives: Dublin

Church and Civil Records from Ireland (I)

This is the first of two posts which will give examples of church (baptisms, marriages and deaths) and civil records (births, marriages and deaths or BMDs) from different counties in Ireland that have the Buggy name.[1] Griffith’s Valuation, the 1901 … Continue reading

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Irish Famine Emigrants to New York 1846-1951

The famine in Ireland between the late 1840s and early 1850s is well documented in countless publications so there is no need to discuss it on this blog. Hundreds of thousands of people emigrated to the United States during those … Continue reading

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Church Records Dublin Ireland 18th Century

In Ireland most people will be able to trace their families back to the first half of the 19th century. Trying to go back into the 1700s, and beyond, can be a hit-and-miss affair. It all depends on location, religion, … Continue reading

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Map of Census of Ireland 1901

I have previously outlined the number of times that the Buggy name appears in the counties of Ireland in the 1901 census. To accompany this I have created a map to show the location of every Buggy that is listed. … Continue reading

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Griffith’s Valuation 1847-1864

The Primary Valuation of Ireland, known as Griffith’s Valuation, was a survey of all Ireland undertaken to calculate the value of all land and buildings in the country. It began in 1848 and was completed in 1864.[1] It is a … Continue reading

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Census of Ireland 1901

The 1901 census has recently been digitalized by the National Archives and was released online on June 3rd 2010. Along with the 1911 census it is one of the most important genealogical resources to trace Irish family members. This is … Continue reading

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Census of Ireland 1911

The 1911 census is one of the most important genealogical resources for tracing Irish family members. This is so as almost all census returns from the 1800s were destroyed in a fire at The Public Records Office during the Civil … Continue reading

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