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Finding Famous Ancestors

I think I have seen most episodes of ‘Who Do You Think You Are’, at least the ones this since of the pond.  I spent some time recently catching up with ones that I had missed.  I was intrigued by one in particular – Emma Willis (née Griffiths), a very Continue Reading

Online Resources for Genealogy: Fingal Burial Records

Another blog on the theme of burials and graveyards.. A number of county councils have published some of their burial records online. One of these is Fingal County Council in North Dublin. They have published the burial record including the extract from the burial register which is brilliant. Website is Continue Reading

Dublin City Graveyards

Have you ever noticed, while wandering around Dublin City and its environs, that there are a distinct lack of graveyards beside Catholic Churches? Have a think about it; neither St. Mary’s ProCathedral in Marlborough Street, St Catherine’s in Meath Street, Saint Nicholas of Myra (formerly the ProCathedral) in Francis Street…. Continue Reading