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Irish records found on GENUKI information
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|Loz From Leices||Report||1 Sep 2003 00:17|
While browsing i found this which might help some to understand why they might be having some difficulties... Researching Irish ancestry is bedevilled by the fact that many census records, and Church of Ireland parish registers, were destroyed when the national archives were burnt in 1922. However Roman Catholic parish registers mainly survive, though few date back beyond the end of the 18th century. There are various other sorts of records, but it is very rare for anyone to be able to trace a line further back than the early 17th century.