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  1. John Grenham, the Irish professional genealogist and author, has links to a large number of useful Irish family history websites. There are links to each county in Ireland leading you to sites with information on censuses, church registers, cemeteries, Griffith's Valuation, directories and more. There are also passenger lists and links to family history pages by surname.
  2. Findmypast is a subscription site which is available to use for no charge within the State Library of Western Australia building. It contains material relating to the United Kingdom and Ireland and all Australian states and New Zealand with a small amount of content for the Pacific Islands and Papua New Guinea. The Australian states with the largest amount of material are Queensland, New South Wales and Victoria. Content includes passenger lists, almanacs, Blue Books, electoral rolls, government gazettes, police gazettes and post office directories. The Ireland section includes will indexes, directories, cemetery transcriptions, land records and more. The largest collection is Irish prison records which includes information on over 3.5 million people. Most coverage for the United Kingdom is for England and Wales, including 1841-1911 census records. Census transcriptions for Scotland for 1841 through to 1901 are also available. Top content includes births, marriages and deaths including overseas BMDs, armed forces BMDs and BMDs at sea; UK outgoing passenger lists 1890-1960 and British Army service records (also known as Chelsea Pensioner records) 1760-1913.
  3. Includes interactive graveyard plans for Ireland. Click into a plot to see an image of the grave and transcription. Searchable database of names has best coverage for Derry (Londonderry) but the graveyard plans seem to cover most of Ireland.
  4. Database of Irish graveyards covering the whole of Ireland. Includes photographs of churches and headstones.
    Tags: by family_history (07 Oct 2015)
  5. Pay-for-use site. However, after registering you are able to do searches for free.
    The Irish Family History Foundation has been the coordinating body for a network of county genealogy centres on the island of Ireland for over twenty five years. The genealogy centres’ databases include parish church records of baptisms, marriages and deaths, census returns and gravestone inscriptions. Millions of these records are searchable online.
  6. The Kabristan Archives is an organisation dedicated to preserving memorial inscriptions from graveyards in Ireland, the Indian sub-continent, Sri Lanka (formerly Ceylon) and Jamaica. Some marriage, birth and baptism records are also recorded. There is a charge for the full inscription.
  7. This site has more than 19,000 transcriptions of gravestones. There are also photographs of graves and some directories etc.
  8. A community based heritage project which digitally records and publishes historic graveyard surveys and stories. Search by name or grave yard or keyword.
    Tags: by family_history (25 Sep 2012)
  9. Allows searching of many indexed records by County.
  10. This site has indexes to three important Irish genealogical publications available on CD-ROM at the State Library of Western Australia and other major libraries. The titles indexed are 'Cantwell's Memorials of the Dead', 'Memorials of the Dead, Counties Galway & Mayo' and '1798 Rebellion, Claimants and Surrenders'.

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