Information required to begin research

We can only advise on and undertake research based on the information you provide. Even if you are unsure of the details you have they may hold some clue which could point to a particular area or time frame.

To help us to help you please give as much information as you can.


Record Sources:

As each research request is individual the records searched will depend upon the information you provide.

We can access records which are held in various locations throughout Ireland and include:


Civil Registration records:

             Births from 1864

             Deaths from 1864

             Marriages from 1845 – Protestant denominations

             Marriages from 1864 – other denominations.

·        Registrar’s Fees are payable for these searches and for any Certificates obtained from Registrar’s Offices in Belfast or Dublin.


Church records - some of which date from the 17th Century.


Census records

Registry of Deeds

Land and Estate records

Gravestone Inscriptions


School Records

We can also access English and Scottish records – if relevant or required.