Monday 25 March 2013 adds Ireland's first medical directory

FindMyPast Ireland has added the Medical Directory of Ireland 1852 to its database. This publication was the first full medical directory of Ireland ever published.

All doctors and other medical practitioners who had a qualification are listed in the 1852 Directory, including apothecaries (pharmacist) or medical doctors throughout Ireland.

You can also find out some interesting details about 19th-century medicine on Find My Past Ireland's blog.