Friday, 13 April 2018

FindMyPast adds collection of Waterford records

FindMyPast has added a collection of transcribed records from County Waterford. They've called it Waterford Registers and Records.

The collections have been sourced from Waterford County & City Archives (WCCA) and include the following record sets:

  • Civil death registers* dating from 1864 to the early 1900s (56,000 records)
  • Burgess Lists, 1879–1893 (6,300 records)
  • Burials, from the Grave Inscription Database*, dating from 1620-1954 (5,400 records)
  • City Council Members, 1889–1895 (100 records)
  • Trade Directories* spanning 1924-1901, including Piggott 1824, Slater 1846, 1856, 1881; Harvey 1877; Egan 1894; Thoms 1909, 1910 (45,250 records)
  • Lismore Caste Emigration Database*, 1815–1905 (1,500 records)
  • Freemen, from the mid-C17th to 1900 (4,900 records), plus 320 since 1900
  • Freedom Petitions, 1824–1842 (2,350 records)
  • Langable Rentals for 1832 (370 records)
  • Rate Books for 1906, 1912 and 1913 (9,500 records)
  • Register of Electors for Waterford City in 1900, and Centre and Custom Wards in 1903 (5,200 records)
  • WW1 Dead, (700 records)

(The collections marked with an asterisk can be accessed free of charge on the WCCA website.)