Monday 21 November 2022

UHF's online winter Irish Genealogy Essentials course starts soon

Ulster Historical Foundation's last online Genealogy Essentials Course of 2022 will get underway on Wednesday this week and will run until 17 January 2023. There's still time to register... just!

This course consists of:

  • 21 pre-recorded lectures on essential topics relating to Irish genealogical research (over 28 hours of content)
  • Four live "Q and A" sessions/Tutorials with the course lecturers (scheduled at different times to suit different time zones)
  • Downloadable lecture handouts and reading list.

The topics covered by the course are: 19th- and early 20th-century Censuses; Archives and Libraries in Ireland; Irish land divisions; Civil birth, marriage and death records; Church registers; Wills; Estate papers; Griffith's Valuation and revision books; Tithe Applotment Books and Freeholder records; The Registry of Deeds; Workhouse and local government records; Burial records; Pre-1800 census substitutes; The Ulster Plantation; Occupation and Business records; Newspapers and Trade/Street Directories; School and education records; and Law and Order records.

You can view short samples from two of the lectures, and find more information, at