Tracing Your Kildare Ancestors

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Media: BOOK - paperback, 160 pages
Author: K. Kiely, M. Corrigan & J. Durney
Year: 2014
ISBN: 9781907990076
Other: b&w photos, maps, index
Publisher: Flyleaf Press

This book is made for those researching family in Kildare. It provides readers with a comprehensive account of all of the many genealogical sources available for those tracing ancestors from this county.

These sources include websites, birth, marriages and other personal records, public records, books, journals and manuscripts.

County Kildare has a diverse population including farmers, soldiers and horsemen. The county has had a long association with the military including the major Curragh camp. It is also the centre of the Irish equine industry and is one of the richest counties outside Dublin. Large estates, military barracks. stud farms and horse racing establishments still feature in the county which has a current population of 210,000.


Chapter 1. A Brief History of County Kildare
Chapter 2. Getting Started
Chapter 3. Administrative Divisions
Chapter 4. Civil Registration
Chapter 5. Census and Census Substitutes
Chapter 6. Church Records
Chapter 7. Grave Records and Transcriptions
Chapter 8. Wills, Administrations and Marriage Licences
Chapter 9. Land Records
Chapter 10. Commercial and Trade Directories
Chapter 11. Newspapers
Chapter 12. Military and Police Records
Chapter 13. Surnames and Family Histories
Chapter 14. Miscellaneous Sources
Chapter 15. Archive, Services and Online Resources

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