Sunday, 17 January 2010
Irish church records online - Dublin and Kerry
Online parish records from the diocese of Dublin and from part of the diocese of Kerry are now available at the Irish Genealogy website
It's a site set up by the Department of Arts Sports and Tourism of the Irish government and has a fully searchable index - and it's free to use.
I've found about 150 Fitzhenrys and relations under various spellings - the most bizarre being FITZHENORERRY. Some of these will undoubtably be duplicates, but it's a good haul nonetheless.
According to the website, there will be more records added this year - the rest of Kerry, and then Cork.
Unfortunately I haven't found any relations to people I already had in the database, but if you find your relative in this index, I'd be very grateful if you would drop me a line and let me know how they fit into your family.
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written by Jo Fitz-Henry