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  Ireland Genealogy and Family History: Limerick
Ireland Genealogy and Family History: Limerick


 
Our Price: AU$49.95 Inc GST
Media: BOOK - spiral, 56 pages
Author: M. O'Laughlin
Year: 2008
Other Data: sketches, maps, index
ISBN: 9780940134836

Availability: No Longer Carried
Product Code: IRC035
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Description
 
This illustrated, well indexed book, was created exclusively to help you find your family in County Limerick, Ireland. Featuring a full color (detailed) map of the county from the 1800s, this book focuses specifically on families within the county, it includes an introduction to research and sources in Limerick.

The most numerous families from birth records are given, as well as rather rare Limerick families found in heraldic records. Included you will find a full page county map from the Atlas of Ireland, along with a listing of modern parishes and old townlands, along with the address and location of records for more research. Published by the Irish Genealogical Foundation, this book was originally made for members researching in Limerick.

This work includes copies of actual records (some worn, torn and faded) and includes rough sketches of family coats of arms and notes from centuries past - seldom found elsewhere. The resources provided here will help research any family in the county, including old Irish families, and settler families from England, Scotland, Wales and the continent. This book is a hands on guide for finding your family in Limerick.

The most numerous families in Limerick in the 19th century were:
Ryan.....Riane.....Ryane
O'Brien.....O'Bryan.....Brien
Fitzgerald.....Fitsgerald.....Fitz.
Sullivan.....Sulivan.....Soolivan
Hayes.....Hays.....Haes
Walsh.....Welsh.....Welch
Collins.....Collens.....Colins
O'Connell.....O'Conell.....Connell
Murphy.....Murphey.....Morphy
Moloney.....Molony.....Maloney
O'Connor.....O'Conner.....Conor
Lynch.....Linch.....Lynche
McNamara.....MacNamara.....McNamera
O'Donnell.....Donel.....O'Donell
Ahern.....Ahearn.....Aherne

Contents:
 - List of Books
 - Barony Map of County Limerick
Part One
 - Introduction to Sources; Birth Index
 - National Resource List
 - Local Resource List
 - Map of the Four Masters
 - Families on the Map of the Four Masters
 - Names from "Irish Pedigrees"
 - Passengers from Limerick
Part Two
 - The Complete Existing returns from the 'census' of 1659, showing the methods of spelling family and place names at that time
Part Three
 - Coats of Arms and Genealogical Notes
 - Arms connected in some way to the county, as taken  from the "Irish Book of Arms"
Part Four
 - Finding Locations
 - County Map
 - Index of Place Names, Ancient and Modern
 - Index


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