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Kerry Church Records ‘missing'(2)

Kerry Church Records ‘missing'(2)

Following on my post last week on Kerry Church Records ‘missing’,     I got a number of very interesting and helpful comments.  In case you have not seen them I am re-publishing two of them over the next couple of weeks.  To-day you will see Jim Ryan’s  comments on another aspect of what’s ‘missing’ […]

Kerry Church Records ‘missing’

Kerry Church Records ‘missing’

My blog on Kerry Births and Marriage Records is the blog most clicked on over the years.  One of the biggest frustrations that my readers report is the ‘brick wall’ one hits when you just cannot find any details of a baptism or marriage of your ancestor.   He/she just appears to not exist at all.  […]

Quick Kerry Genealogy Tips

Quick Kerry Genealogy Tips

I think it might be better to keep my  opinion of Donald Trump to myself but I have to say that he seems to have awoken something in the Irish diaspora in the United States when he targeted  ’emigrants’/ ‘immigrants’ .  These words seem to have resonated with Irish descendants who had long ago half forgotten […]

Kerry Catholic Baptismal Registers

Kerry Catholic Baptismal Registers

I blogged here some weeks ago about the condition of some of the Catholic Baptismal records in the Kerry Diocese.   From my experience visiting various presbyteries checking baptisms & marriages, I have found some excellent locations where every care has been taken over the years resulting in legible, well preserved records, going back to the […]

 
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