Thursday 8 October 2020

Irish civil death registers, 1871-1877, uploaded

Well, this is exciting! Unannounced, more death register images have been uploaded to's free civil registration collection.

Pre- this upload, the images for deaths from 1864 to 1877 were not online. While the entire batch of missing images are not, right now, online, those for 1871 to 1877 are, and appear to be complete.

Here's the link to the civil registers.

Images for 1864 to 1870 inclusive are still on the 'missing' list.

In total, this upload gives us an additional 671,599 death register images to play with.

In the meantime, enjoy.

UPDATE, 3:10pm: The official statement from the Department for Arts, Heritage and the Gaeltacht has been released. It confirms that some 15.5 million register records (index plus images) are now available on the site, as follows:

  • Birth register records – 1864 to 1919
  • Marriage register records – 1845 to 1944 
  • Death register records – 1871 to 1969 

Unfortunately, there is no official time frame given for the upload of the final instalment of the 'missing' death register images.