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Re: Scully Family Garristown
Posted by: Ralph Connors (ID *****9163) Date: September 23, 2009 at 06:48:13
In Reply to: Scully Family Garristown by Kathleen Frech of 727

Hi Kathleen:

Garristown is listed as a town in Co. Dublin.

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 John Scully B 1866-1901, Co. Dublin, with the father's forename unknown, I found rcds: 1871, 1874, 1882, 1887, and 1901. Father's respective forenames were Michael, John, Thomas, Thomas, and Michael. Will leave it to you to visit the database and find the associated parishes.

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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