Expert Tips

Expert Tips is a column that appears in the monthly IGRS Research Update e-bulletin. Over time, this column is building into a useful library of advice.

Each month or so, the latest Expert Tips from the bulletin is added to this library. Sometimes these will have been expanded by the Expert (the online format being less restricted than the bulletin) and occasionally, one of our Expert members will write a longer piece on a subject that has not been included in the bulletin, so do check in on a regular basis to see what is new.

Choose from the Tips below (hover over the subject title for link)

  Administration records and Schedules of Assets (post-1858)
►  Bigamy
 Broadford RC Parish Register
  Catholic Record Society
  Charleton Trust Fund marriage certificates
 Civil Service Evidence of Age Index
  Consular Records
 Concordatum List
  Consolidated Index to the Records of the Genealogical Office
  Crowdsourcing your Irish Ancestry
  Death & Burial – An alternative source for Roman Catholics
  Directories, trade and postal
  Double check everything!
  Foreign Records
  Glasgow’s Poor Law Collection
  Graveyards
  Great War: Resources for combatants
  Griffiths Valuation – Pre-Griffiths Valuation Manuscripts
  GRO Indexes – Understanding them
  Hussey-Walsh Manuscripts
  Indexing
  India. The Irish in the East India Company
  Irish Poor Laws and the Irish poor
  Landed Estate Court Rentals
  Miscellaneous BMD records of the Irish Abroad at TNA (Kew)
  Newspapers
►  Old Bailey records
  Parish Search Forms
  Poor Law records: British
  Post Office records
  Portraits and Miniatures
  Probate Records, post 1858
  Protestant Dissenting Membership Rolls
  Protestant Orphan Society (1828-1973)
  Quakers – Disownment
  Registry of Deeds – Marriage Settlements
  Registry of Deeds Indexing Project – a tutorial
  Regimental Museums and Archival Libraries
  Schulze Registers (Marriages)
  The Royal Literary Fund
  Townlands: Standard spellings

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Page last updated on 23 January 2017

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