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Friday, 15 January 2016

Seven new databases launched for Ulster research

The Ulster Historical Foundation has added seven new databases to its online collection. Collectively, they hold more than 3,000 names. The databases are:

  • Poll Book for County Cavan Election of May 1761: an index to the freeholders voting at this election (1,200 entries)
  • Gravestone inscriptions from St Michael’s Catholic Church, Lissan, Cookstown, County Tyrone (74 entries)
  • A list of Ulster-Irish Convicts who were transported to New South Wales, Australia, 1800-1818 (379 entries)
  • Petition from the inhabitants of Bangor, County Down relating to the Act of Union, 31 January 1800 (211 entries)
  • Preliminary Research in the USA: Naturalization Records from Vermont, 1839-1900 (415 entries)
  • A list of those who contributed to the funds of the House of Industry, Belfast, 1834 (759 entries)
  • County Armagh pre-1900 gravestone inscriptions with Australian connections (27 entries)
These databases are for Guild members only. Details.  

Note: I've edited the above since it was published this morning. I thought non-members could also access these collections on a pay-as-you-go basis but I've been advised this was incorrect. Apologies for any convenience caused.