Over 372,900 records are available to search this Findmypast Friday, including;
Browse over 20,000 records taken from 85 volumes of Irish directories and almanacs published during the 17th and 18th centuries to lean about the lives of your Irish ancestors.
The details found in each volume depend on the nature of the publication. You can discover the beliefs and practices prevalent in 17th and 18th century Ireland along with advice and predictions for a particular year. In the registers and directories, you will usually find lists of officials, commissions, government leaders, land owners, and religious leaders. A full list of all the publications available can be found at the bottom of the search page.
Ireland, Legal Administration contains over 1,600 records that will allow you to discover whether your ancestors were put on trial or worked in Ireland's court system. Explore publications related to the law and courts including prison studies, Assizes records, lists of judges and a guide book for Civil Service clerks produced by Bram Stoker.
The detail found in each record will depend on the subject of the publication. These publications are an excellent source for supplemental information. For example, if you discovered that your ancestor was in prison, the report of 1862 will provide you with the prison's living conditions, quality of food, and description of punishments.
Ireland Memorial Inscriptions contains over 1,400 records. The collection consist of 8 publications of indexes to memorial inscriptions found in 58 cemeteries across Dublin, Meath, Louth, and Wicklow. The details you will discover depends on the publication. Some will provide you with the deceased's name and burial place as well as the source, while others may provide you with your ancestor's name, death date, and age at the time of death, as well as the names of other family members (such as parents, siblings, spouses, and children) and their respective death dates.