Saturday 16 March 2024

TheGenealogist uploads more than 3million Irish records

Also getting in on St Patrick's Day celebrations is TheGenealogist database. Principally known for its extensive collections covering England and Wales, TheGenealogist has extended its Irish and, to a lesser extent, Scottish coverage recently.

This week's releases aee more than three million records join the database. They fall into two categories: parish registers and probate, as follows:

Irish Catholic Parish Records: Some 1,769,007 individuals have been indexed from the Baptism and Marriage registers for more than 80 County Tipperary parishes. Additionally, Baptism and Marriage registers in four County Carlow parishes have made their way into the county's existing collection. This means the database now has significant collection of parish registers for Counties Carlow, Kildare, Laois, Tipperary and Wexford. You can see the list of available parishes, and the dates of the registers, on this page.

Irish Wills: Six probate collections have been released, making available a further 1,263,399 records. They are listed below:

  • Dublin Will and Grant Books 1272-1858
  • Calendar of Wills and Administrations 1858-1922
  • Irish Will Indexes 1484-1858
  • Prerogative and Diocesan Copies of Wills and Indexes 1596-1858
  • Will Registers 1858-1900
  • Soldiers’ Wills 1914-1918

If you're interested to see what TheGenealogist offers Irish genealogists, you might like to take up the offer of a free trial. Click the logo above to find out more.