Foundations of Irish Genealogy 3: The Major Records II, Censuses

John Grenham
Jul 15, 2016
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Introduction
1m 38s
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Census Records
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19th Century Censuses
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1901 Census
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1911 Census
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Census.NationalArchives.ie
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District Electoral Divisions
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Census Weaknesses
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Conclusion
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About this webinar

This talk comprises a brief history of census-taking in Ireland. Research strategies are outlined for the earliest complete census records, 1901 and 1911, and for surviving earlier fragments. Often overlooked by the descendants of Irish emigrants because they are so late, 1901 and 1911 can provide wonderful information on collateral branches and often provide excellent clues that lead to living relatives.

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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