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Re: Immigrated to Australia
Posted by: Ralph Connors (ID *****9163) Date: October 14, 2009 at 18:40:40
In Reply to: Immigrated to Australia by Treacy Breen of 1283

Hi Treacy:

Nana Garozotto Huh! Sounds like a pole dancer I once knew.
But, that's another story.

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

For Sarah Breen B ????, Co. Fermanagh, with the father's forename unknown, I found 16 rcds. Visit the database to peel away the veils to expose the father's forename and the pasty parish names.

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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