The Genealogist Research Guide

Researching Irish Ancestors on TheGenealogist

For a full and detailed list of our Irish Records please go to:

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How to: searching the Irish Records Collection

Go to the ‘British & International Records’ section on your Research view page and select 'Irish Records’

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You’ll then be taken to the menu page, where you can either a select a book to browse or use the forename and surname search option.

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Browsing the records

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  1. The books are easily browsed page by page, using the navigation icons to the left.
  2. You can also search all books via the main menu.
  3. To save time if you need to jump to a particular section, bookmarks are available to make browsing the book easier.


  Searching the records

If you opt to use the forename and surname search, you will be re-directed to the Master Search for your results list.

You can move between countries using the options to the left of the results.

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Locating other Irish Records included in your subscription

There are also records that include Irish individuals which are not listed in the Irish Records collection as they provide National coverage of England, Scotland, Ireland and Wales.  These record sets include Military Lists, Occupational records, Peerage and Heritage records, and can be located under the relevant sections on your Search page.