Monday 22 November 2021

Latest updates to Irish Registry of Deeds Index Project

The Registry of Deeds Index Project has received another update and now holds 455,355 entries extracted from 47,738 memorials of deeds. As you can see from the image, right, both the Townland Index and Grantor Index have also been growing.

Managed by founder Nick Reddan FIGRS, an Irish-Australian living in Canberra, the database is regularly fed by a team of volunteers from around the world who extract information from the online images of memorials and related manuscripts hosted on

These images are free to view on your own PC or computer device – and you need only a free registered account to access them.

So, if you've being looking for a deserving transcription project to donate either an occasional few hours, or a more sustained and regular commitment, check out the site. There are good how-to guides available, and if you get stuck or have any questions, there are always other volunteers available to help.