Thursday 30 May 2024

Registers from 40 Monaghan national schools join RootsIreland

The Irish Family History Foundation's database has grown by more than 20,000 records from County Monaghan. They have been transcribed from the registers of 40 national schools in the county.

The earliest starting date for the registers in this collection is 1865; the latest is 1895. The most recent end date is 1925.

See the full list of schools and register dates here.

National school registers are a valuable source of genealogical information. They contain the vital detaiils of each pupil, along with a summary of their school attendance, the subjects they studied and their examination results over the years. Occasionally they also contain notes from teachers regarding departures from the school, their careers, migration, serious illness or death.

Registers occasionally contain notes on departures from the school, careers after leaving school, emigration, serious illness, or even death.

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