Foundations of Irish Genealogy 11: The Valuation Office

John Grenham
Mar 15, 2017
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Introduction
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Overview
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Publication
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Timeline
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Boundary Commission
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Townland Valuation Act 1826
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1838 Poor Law
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Pre-Publication Records
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Record Locations
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Post-Publication Records
19m 55s
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Uses
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Conclusion
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About this webinar

Griffith's Valuation is the best-known 19th-century Irish census substitute. But the published Valuation itself is only the tip of the iceberg. Before publication, a huge surveying operation produced mountains of documents, most now available online, and after publication revisions were produced continually up to the 1980s, providing an excellent source of information on possible living relatives. The talk details the creation of the records, their locations and access, online and offline. 

About the speaker

About the speaker

John Grenham came to Irish professional genealogy in 1981, as one of the panel of Irish Genealogical Office researchers and later worked for Hibernian Research. As in-house researcher for the Genealogical Office in 1990-91, he was instrumental in
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