The Genealogist Research Guide

Researching Irish Ancestors on TheGenealogist

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

*Exclusive Diamond content


1899-1900 UK Telephone Directory
1905 Belfast Kelly's Directory
1905 Connaught Kelly's Directory
1905 Dublin Kelly's Directory
1905 Leinster Kelly's Directory
1905 Munster Kelly's Directory
1905 Ulster Kelly's Directory
1910 Dublin Directory
1927 Ireland Directory
1927 Ireland MP's Directory
1927 Ireland Trade Directory records

Landowner Records

Irish Landowner Records 1876


1536 - 1810 Irish Wills

Occupational Records*

Medical Directory 1895
Roll of Army Medical Staff 1727-1898
British Imperial Calender 1895
Clergy List 1907
Clergy List 1911
Crockford’s Clerical Directory 1929


1813 Militia List

42 Army Lists available ranging from 1661 to 1940.  Army Lists can contain rank and regiment of officers, details of those stationed abroad and recipients of the Victoria Cross.


1846 Dublin Almanac

Heraldry/Peerage Records*

Burke’s Encyclopedia of Heraldry England, Ireland and Scotland
County Families of the UK 1880 & 1894
Debrett’s Peerage
Extinct and Dormant Baronetcies
Peerage, Baronetage, Knightage of the British Empire 1880
Burke's Peerage 1885
1895 Kellys Handbook to the Titled Landed and Official Classes
Kelly's 1906 Landed Gentry
Burke’ Landed Gentry 1914
Burkes Peerage 1921
Armorial Families 7th ed pt2
Kelly's Handbook to the Titled, Landed and Official Classes 1942
1887 Irish Pedigrees
1888 Irish Pedigrees

How to: searching the Irish Records Collection

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



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 on the top left.
  2. A search tool has also been integrated into the image viewer, so if you decide to search for a particular person you can do this without returning to 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.

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.