Tracing your Sligo Ancestors 2nd Edition
Author: James Ryan
Description: This is an extensively revised and updated edition of our acclaimed guide to ancestral research on the families of county Sligo. In particular, many new on-line genealogy sources have been added. The new edition is filled with information on what the records contain, and how and where they can be accessed. It includes guidance on researching in Irish archives and on the many on-line sources now available. It is well illustrated with maps and with examples of the types of records to be found; and with other relevant background material. It also provides an understanding of the social history of Sligo and how this history has affected the keeping and survival of records. There is also a comprehensive index.
Tracing Your Sligo Ancestors has a foreword by the Sligo Heritage and Genealogy Society, a sure stamp of approval. … The layout of the books is extremely straightforward with easy to follow examples. With the text helping you through the most relevant material and archives, some unique to the county being studied, these guides will be useful to anyone interested in finding out more about their own family or indeed any history project requiring primary source research.
Dublin Duchess Blog
Two excellent additions to the county-based research guides produced by Flyleaf Press were published recently. These county guides provide a level of detailed information on the resources for each county that is difficult to find elsewhere and therefore, they are highly recommended for those with ancestral links to the counties covered by the series. Indeed, for those wishing to research the lives and times of their ancestors to provide that much cherished ‘family history narrative’ this county based guides are an invaluable resource. The latest in the series are: ‘Tracing your Sligo Ancestors’ by James G. Ryan and … ‘Tracing your Westmeath Ancestors’ by Gretta Connell
Ireland’s Genealogical Gazette
As with previous books in the series, the author takes us through the various records available in a clear and easy to follow format. The book covers all of the main headings needed to develop your research in the county ….. Also included is a chapter of further reading and miscellaneous sources. A very useful index is also provided.
Southern California Gen. Soc. Journal