Category Archives: Cork Genealogy

More on Cork RC Parish records

This posting is a follow up to previous postings relating to the “black hole” in availability of online church records for genealogical purposes, in Cork City and surrounds. I decided to write this post because I feel that people are … Continue reading

Posted in Cork Genealogy | Tagged , | 7 Comments

Birth and Baptismal Records for Co. Cork

I was recently asked if it was easy to locate a person in Co. Cork, if you had their exact date of birth in 1830. My answer was: “No, it is not easy.” Why did I say this? Well, civil … Continue reading

Posted in Cork Genealogy | Tagged , , | 8 Comments

Genealogy and Genetic Genealogy Interests

I have been involved in genealogical research for many years. However, I have also been interested in genetic genealogy for over twelve years and enjoy dealing with yDNA and autosomal DNA in family history research. While I still have an … Continue reading

Posted in Cork Genealogy | Leave a comment

More Publicity on the Lack of Online Records from St. Mary and St. Anne, Cork

The Irish Times newspaper, 4th June 2012 has the following report. Also see my blog post (and comments by others) at: Cork Ancestral Project Church Records. Comments welcome. Article removed.

Posted in Archive material, Cork Genealogy | Tagged , | 6 Comments

Watergrasshill/Glenville Catholic Baptisms (1836-1901) online

It is wonderful to see that one parish in the deanery of Cork has taken the initiative of posting their baptisms from 1838-1901 online. It was kindly brought to my attention by a fellow genealogist that Watergrasshill/Glenville RC Parish is … Continue reading

Posted in Cork Genealogy | Tagged , , , , | 6 Comments

Cork Ancestral Project Church Records

Cork County Examiner supplement – March 21 2006 reported on developments at the Cork Ancestral Project. Article removed. It is now seventeen years since the Cork Ancestral Project, funded by Fas, started their digitization work and none of it is … Continue reading

Posted in Cork Genealogy | Tagged , , | 61 Comments

Cork Parishes added to website

The following parishes were added to the Irish Genealogy website on the 16th June 2010: * BALLINHASSIG * BALLINHASSIG (GOGGINS, BALLYHEEDY & BALLYGARVAN) * CARRIGALINE & TEMPLEBRIGID * CASTLEHAVEN & MYROSS * CLONAKILTY * CORK – SOUTH PARISH * CORK … Continue reading

Posted in Cork Genealogy | 2 Comments