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Re: O'Halloran's from Australia
Posted by: Ralph Connors (ID *****9163) Date: January 16, 2009 at 07:05:12
In Reply to: O'Halloran's from Australia by Karen lane of 516

I searched the Irish Family History Foundation's database. It contains 12,000,000 surviving rcds for abt 65% of Irish counties. Rcds are increasingly sparse B4 1840, rare B4 1800.

Note 1 - Without a KNOWN parish, the chance of an ancestor's rcds NOT being in this database is AT LEAST 35%.

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 ONLY available thru the Tipperary Family History Research center at a substantial fee (regardless of outcome).

Note 4 - Each parish's rcds have their own quirks and limitations, too many to enumerate individually.

Eileen is a rare forename in Ireland. First time I have seen it. I can't find any rcds for it. Assuming this is a corruption of Ellen, I found an Ellen O'Halloran B 1914 in Co. Tipperary.

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 genform msg.

Hope this helps. Good luck.


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