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Re: Murdock's from, Quyon, Onslow, Bristol Quebec Canada
Posted by: Ralph Connors (ID *****9163) Date: April 13, 2010 at 07:05:24
In Reply to: Murdock's from, Quyon, Onslow, Bristol Quebec Canada by Perry Murdock of 1462

Hello Perry:

I research the Irish Family History Foundation's database. It contains 12,800,000 surviving rcds for abt 70% of Irish counties. Rcds are increasingly sparse B4 1840, rare B4 1800. Cos. Donegal and Derry were recently added to the database.

Note 1 - Without a KNOWN county, the chance of an ancestor's rcds NOT being in this database is AT LEAST 30%.

Note 2 - Only 1/2 of Co. Cork's rcds are in this database.

Note 3 - The RC church kept control over most parish rcds from Tipperary (north). These are available thru the Tipperary Family History Research center at a substantial fee (regardless of outcome), and the National Library of Ireland on microfilm.

For either John or James Murdock, B/M ????, Co. Mayo, with the father's forename unknown, I found 0 rcds within a relevant range. Rcds are sparse before 1840, especially in western Irish counties. There is a very slim chance that more rcds will be added to this database. Suggest you wait and see if any more are added.

Google the Foundation's name to lead you to this database. Register, opt to be notified as rcds are added and browse. Pls post your search results to my genforum msg.

Hope this helps. Good luck.


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