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Re: DOOLAN, BROWN, Ireland
Posted by: Ralph Connors (ID *****9163) Date: February 03, 2010 at 17:55:10
In Reply to: DOOLAN, BROWN, Ireland by Hugh Brown of 262

Hello Hugh:

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).

Note 4 - Microfilms of parish church rcds are kept by the National Library of Ireland (NLI).

For Pat Brown B 1841 +/- 1 yr, Co. Tipperary, with a father forenamed James, I found 2 rcds: 1841 Borrisokane, and Nenagh RC parishes. A view of the detailed rcds SHOULD show his parent's names.

For James Brown M 1830 +/- 4 yrs, Co. Tipperary, I found 2 rcds: both 1830.

For Sally Doolan M ditto, somewhere in Ireland, I found 0 rcds. This infers the two James Brown M rcds are false positives.

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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