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Kerry Genealogy in Courts

Kerry Genealogy in Courts

Did your Kerry Ancestor pawn a coat, own a wandering pig, or ‘commit a breach of the Sabbath’?  While Genealogy in its purest form is defined in the English Dictionary as ‘a line of descent of a person or family from earliest known ancestor’, my training in Family History and Genealogy goes much further.  We […]

A Kerryman & the French Revolution

A Kerryman & the French Revolution

Conducting research into the papers of Francis Thomas Fitzmaurice 3rd Earl of Kerry in the French National Archivees is not an easy job.  The actual volume of material, the overheated reading room, the identification of the French receipts all took their toll.  My son Marc and I spent a number of days last week examining […]

Trant Tenants Dingle 1791-1792

Trant Tenants Dingle 1791-1792

This rental of 63 Tenants in the Trant estate in Dingle 1791-1792, is a copy of the transcription by Jim Ryan of Flyleaf Press  and published on AncestorNetwork ‘This rental of 63 tenants in the Dingle area of County Kerry is in the Trant Papers in the National Library of Ireland collection. The Trant family were originally from this […]

Kerry Great Famine Population Impact

Kerry Great Famine Population Impact

Discover the impact of the Great Irish Famine on the population of your own particular Civil Parish of Kerry which we have extrapolated from all Irish Civil Parishes in IrishFamineProject.com The Great Famine’s impact on each local area is demonstrated clearly in an innovative interactive map. Alan Fernihough and his team at Queens University, Belfast […]

Kerry Census Records – More info

Kerry Census Records – More info

If you can identify any of your Kerry ancestors who emigrated or indeed still lived in Kerry and born from around 1835 onwards, you should be able to get a lot more information on the your ancestor or his/her family from either the 1901 or 1911 Census.  When I say 1835 onwards, I am assuming […]