Tag Archives: Kilkenny

Old Paulstown Stories blog

I have built up a considerable amount of genealogical and historical research about the village of Paulstown in county Kilkenny, Ireland. This was where I grew up before moving to the US. Today, I have begun a new blog, Old … Continue reading

Posted in Ireland | Tagged | Leave a comment

Land Survey of Ireland 1876

This land survey is a record of all land owners who owned at least one acre at the time.[1] It was commissioned by the Lord Lieutenant in 1872.[2] The survey was conducted before the wholesale transfer of land to the … Continue reading

Posted in Ireland | Tagged , , , | 9 Comments

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

Posted in Census, Ireland, Maps | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , | 1 Comment

Ballybuggy in Co. Laois, Ireland

There is a townland in county Laois that has the name Ballybuggy. If it was anglicized in the same way as almost all ‘Bally’ place names, then a quick translation would give the name of Buggy’s town. The townland is … Continue reading

Posted in Ireland | Tagged , , , , | 2 Comments

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

Posted in Ireland | Tagged , , , , , , | Leave a comment

The Irish Fiants 1602-1603: Murtagh O Bugginn

With the help of Church and civil records it is easy enough to trace a surname back to the early 1800s in Ireland. In conjunction with headstone data, it is even possible to go back into the 1700s, depending on … Continue reading

Posted in Ireland | Tagged , , , , , | Leave a comment

Birth Index of Ireland 1890

A statistical analysis of Irish surnames was carried out in the late 19th century, with all births for the year 1890 compiled. The Birth Index of Ireland: Showing the Location of Surnames in Ireland by County was compiled by the … Continue reading

Posted in Ireland | Tagged , , , | Leave a comment

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

Posted in Census, Ireland | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

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

Posted in Census, Ireland | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment