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Tracing Your Irish Ancestors free pdf Genealogical research in Ireland has always depended on records that are more fragmented, localised and difficult to access than anywhere else. The internet is changing that. More and more records are coming online and this book is an indispensable guide to what these records are, where they are, and what they mean. This fourth edition of Tracing Your Irish Ancestors embraces online research as an essential part of any Irish family history project. Grenham includes detailed guides to Irish online records throughout the book, discussing the idiosyncrasies of the digital versions of sources and outlining research strategies. The sheer scale of digitisation can make it both easier and more confusing to do research, and makes a guide such as this all the more essential. John Grenham's well-established and detailed guide has thorough descriptions of all the relevant sources and county-by-county reference lists - all expanded, updated and indexed to make the book easier to use than ever before.

About John Grenham

John Grenham came to professional genealogy in 1981, as one of the panel of researchers in the Office of the Chief Herald of Ireland. As in-house researcher for that Office in 1990-91, he was instrumental in setting up the Consultation Service, the forerunner of the current Genealogical Advisory Services in the National Library and National Archives. He was Project Manager with the Irish Genealogical Project from 1991 to 1995. Since 1998, he has run the Irish Times Irish Ancestors website. In 2005, he was the first Genealogist-in-Residence at Dublin City Library and Archive. In 2007, he was awarded a fellowship of The Irish Genealogical Research Society. In 2010, he was awarded a fellowship of The Genealogical Society of Ireland. Among his publications are Tracing your Irish Ancestors (3rd ed.2006), Clans and Families of Ireland (1995), Generations (1996), "The Genealogical Office and its Records" in The Genealogical Office , (1999), Grenham's Irish Surnames (CD-ROM, 2003) and numerous articles and columns in the UK magazine Your Family Tree. He has written the "Irish Roots" column in The Irish Times since February 2009.

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Author : John Grenham
Publisher : Gill
Data Published : 23 March 2012
ISBN : 0717150240
EAN : 9780717150243
Format Book : PDF, Epub, DOCx, TXT
Number of Pages : 624 pages
Age + : 15 years
Language : English
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