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Thursday, 13 March 2014

Great St Patrick's Day offers from Origins

This St Patrick's Day, Origins is opening up access to its Index of Irish Wills, 1484–1858, and offering a whopping 36% discount on an Irish Origins monthly subscription.

Irish Wills Index
This Index spans 1484 to 1858 and contains more than 102,000 names compiled from records found at the National Archives of Ireland (NAI). It is concerned only with records that survive in more-than-index form, ie where original documents, copies, transcripts, abstracts or extracts still exist and can be examined at the NAI.

Each index entry contains the name of the person leaving a will, or being covered by a grant of probate or administration. It also contains their address, sometimes their occupation, and the place where the document was proved (ie a diocesan or the Prerogative court). About half of the entries contain the names and addresses of the executors.

Search and Access Irish Wills Index 1484-1858 FREE

There will be a 32-hour window to take advantage of this bounty, starting at 00:01hrs on Monday 17 March. This offer ends at 08:00hrs on Tuesday 18 March. (All times are GMT).

Monthly Subscription Offer

Irish Origins holds nearly 6 million Irish genealogy records including censuses, wills, directories, marriage and burial records, electoral registers, passenger lists, military records and rare publications.

This special offer allows you full access to Irish Origins for one month for the price of the standard 72-hour access: £6. All you have to do is select an Irish Origins Monthly subcription, and enter the Promotional code StPatrick2014 at sign-up or checkout.

You can take up the subscription discount offer until 24 March.