This is a rental in the estate papers of Francis Thomas FitzMaurice, 3rd Earl of Kerry, held in the Archives Nationales, Paris (Fonds T. Cote 451 (6)). A microfilm copy is in NLI P7239. The rental is of the Quansbury … Continue reading

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Another source which we found in our research for a new edition of ‘Tracing your Limerick Ancestors’. This is a list of labourers on the Spring-Rice Estate, Mount Trenchard, Limerick (Shanagolden area) from April to July 1808. These are in … Continue reading

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A list of 39 schoolchildren in Tarbert, Co. Kerry in 1809 from NLI Ms 17,935 (5). if you make a connection, we would love to hear about it to jim.ryan (at) Flyleaf.ie ‘A list of the Scholars educating (sic) at … Continue reading

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We have been researching sources for a planned Wexford guide. Some of these sources are too small to be specifically referenced in our guide, but will be of interest to some researchers. Below is a list of those mentioned in … Continue reading

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Researchers will often differentiate their ancestor on the basis of a second name. He was ‘Michael Martin Murphy’ rather than plain old ‘Michael Murphy’. However, the middle name usually has little relevance when seeking a Catholic ancestor in pre-20th century … Continue reading

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