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Helpful Genealogy Links - Ballybofey, Stranorlar & District Historical Society

Useful Genealogy Websites


If you are researching your family tree, please see below a list of links that may be of help.


Censuses:

http://www.census.nationalarchives.ie/

Griffiths Valuation:

http://www.askaboutireland.ie/griffith-valuation/

http://www.failteromhat.com/griffithsall.php

Griffiths Valuation Revision Books:

http://www.proni.gov.uk/index/search_the_archives/val12b.htm

Tithe Applotment Books:

http://titheapplotmentbooks.nationalarchives.ie/search/tab/home.jsp

https://www.familysearch.org/search/collection/1804886

Births/Baptisms, Marriages and Deaths/Burials (BMDs):

http://www.rootsireland.ie/

https://familysearch.org/

https://geni.nidirect.gov.uk/

http://civilrecords.irishgenealogy.ie/churchrecords/civil-search.jsp

Church Records on microfilm at PRONI:

http://www.proni.gov.uk/guide_to_church_records.pdf

Catholic Church Registers:

http://registers.nli.ie/

Wills:

http://www.proni.gov.uk/index/search_the_archives/will_calendars.htm

https://www.familysearch.org/search/collection/1921305

OAP/Census Records:

http://www.ireland-genealogy.com/

http://censussearchforms.nationalarchives.ie/search/cs/home.jsp

http://search.findmypast.ie/search-world-records-in-census-land-and-substitutes?_ga=1.123187660.611045321.1411217179

Emigration:

http://www.libertyellisfoundation.org/

http://www.castlegarden.org/

http://www.immigrantships.net/

http://www.famineships.info/

http://www.olivetreegenealogy.com/ships/search_ships.shtml

http://www.irishtimes.com/ancestor/fuses/passengerurls/index.cfm?fuseaction=ShowListing&StartLetter=A#ntham

Newspapers:

http://www.britishnewspaperarchive.co.uk/

https://www.irishnewsarchive.com/publication-list/

http://www.findmypast.ie

Military Records:

http://imr.inflandersfields.be/search.html

http://www.militaryarchives.ie

http://www.cwgc.org/

http://www.findmypast.co.uk/search/all-records

Townland and all Ireland historic maps:

https://www.townlands.ie/

http://freepages.genealogy.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~bhilchey/DonegalMain.html

http://www.cotyroneireland.com/menus/maps.html

https://www.facebook.com/media/set/?set=a.10151427352292303.1073741837.182167677302&type=3

http://maps.osi.ie/publicviewer/#V2,641016,958905,10,7

https://apps.spatialni.gov.uk/EduSocial/PRONIApplication/index.html

County Websites:

http://www.igp-web.com/IGPArchives/

http://donegalgenealogy.com/

http://freepages.genealogy.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~hiflyte/iredata/iredata.htm

http://www.cotyroneireland.com/

https://www.facebook.com/IrelandGenealogyProjects

Genealogy Help Lists:

http://lists.rootsweb.ancestry.com/index/intl/IRL/

http://lists.rootsweb.ancestry.com/index/intl/NIR/

https://www.irish-genealogy-toolkit.com/

https://www.irishgenealogynews.com/

 Facebook Pages:

https://www.facebook.com/groups/castledergfamilyhistorysociety/?fref=ts

https://www.facebook.com/groups/440252732729871/?fref=ts

https://www.facebook.com/groups/172319309584937/?fref=ts

https://www.facebook.com/groups/326996944081379/?fref=ts

https://www.facebook.com/groups/440252732729871/?fref=ts

https://www.facebook.com/groups/172319309584937/?fref=ts

https://www.facebook.com/groups/DonegalGenealogy/?fref=ts

https://www.facebook.com/groups/749886925022075/?fref=ts

BG Guide Booklets and Videos:

http://freepages.genealogy.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~donegal/genbooklet%20E4.doc

http://freepages.genealogy.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~hiflyte/iredata/donegal_data/boydg/genbooklet%20E4.pdf

http://www.cotyroneireland.com/videos/monreagh.html

Family Tree Software:

http://www.genopro.com/

http://www.genopro.com/archives/

http://www.mackiev.com/ftm/index.html

http://www.family-historian.co.uk/