Foundations of Irish Genealogy 7: Census Substitutes

John Grenham
Mar 15, 2017
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Introduction
2m 20s
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Near Censuses
8m 28s
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Ersatz Censuses
6m 13s
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Not Like a Census
41m 29s
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Island Records
4m 34s
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Conclusion
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About this webinar

 Because of the destruction of almost all 19th-century censuses in 1922, census substitutes have taken on an unnatural importance for Irish research. This talk gives an overview of the range of records involved, moving along the spectrum from things that are somewhat census-like to strange beasts that are nothing at all like a census, but still highly useful.

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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