Table of Contents for Tracing Your Irish Family History


Foreword 6(2)
How to use this book 8(1)
Abbreviations used in the text 9(3)
PART 1 Tracing back to Ireland: first steps
First, find your immigrant
12(6)
Using and storing records
18(14)
PART 2 Tracing back to Ireland: country by country
England and Wales
32(8)
Scotland
40(6)
United States
46(6)
Canada
52(4)
Argentina
56(6)
Australia
62(4)
New Zealand
66(6)
PART 3 Tracing your roots in Ireland
Introducing Ireland
72(6)
The divisions of Ireland
78(6)
Griffith's Valuation and Tithe Applotments
84(6)
Civil Registration
90(6)
Censuses
96(6)
Religious registers
102(16)
Occupational records
118(12)
Dictionary of Irish sources
130(16)
PART 4 Tracing ancient Irish roots
Irish names
146(10)
Recorded pedigrees
156(12)
Heraldry
168(4)
Milesius was your ancestor
172(12)
Ancient Irish roots
184(10)
The invasions of Ireland
194(16)
Modern chieftains
210(2)
Genetics
212(4)
Useful addresses 216(3)
Index 219(5)
Acknowledgments & picture credits 224