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WEXFORD RESOURCES & LINKS
« on: Friday 07 August 09 20:43 BST (UK) »
Resources and Links on this thread organised by the following categories:

  Census Records & Census Substitutes
  Church Records & Graveyards
  Land Records & Maps
  Directories
  Places
  People & Families
  Libraries, Museums & History Groups
  Schools, Workhouses, Institutions, Occupations
  Misc. Information

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Re: WEXFORD RESOURCES & LINKS
« Reply #1 on: Friday 07 August 09 20:46 BST (UK) »
Census Records & Census Substitutes

1831 Census figures for Co. Wexford NEW

1901 and 1911 census

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Re: WEXFORD RESOURCES & LINKS
« Reply #2 on: Friday 07 August 09 20:47 BST (UK) »
Church Records & Graveyards

Church of Ireland
Taghmon
Transcripts of Parish Registers of Bunclody (Newtownbarry) Union   (searchable pdf from the RCB Library)
  (includes St Maryís Church - Newtownbarry, St Paulís Church - Barragh,
    St Fiaacís Church - Clonegal & St Brigidís Church - Kilrush.

Roman Catholic
Roman Catholic Parish records
Wexford Parish

Gravestones- Askamore, Ambrosetown, Ardamine, Ballyfad R.C. Ballymitty; St. Peter's R.C. Bannow, Barntown, Calvary Cemetery Bunclody, Cleriestown St. Mannan's R.C., Donaghmore Old, Ferns Old, Kilcavan, Kilgorman, Killenagh Old, Kilymshal Old, Kilmyshal R.C., Kilnahue Old, Kilrush R.C., Kilrush C. of I., Kiltennell C. of I., Knockbrandon Old, Monaseed R.C., Old Templeshanbo, Prospect C. of I., St. Catherine's C. of I. Camolin, St. Luke's C. of I. Leskinfere, St. Mary's R.C.  Ballymagarret, St. Mogue's C. of I. Ballycanew

Memorial Inscriptions for Co. Wexford on IGP-WEB - link
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Re: WEXFORD RESOURCES & LINKS
« Reply #3 on: Friday 07 August 09 20:49 BST (UK) »
Land Records & Maps
Townlands, Parishes, etc.
Counties are made up of parishes and parishes are made up of a group of townlands. If you are doing any research in Ireland these divisions become extremely important.
For further information:
http://www.irishtimes.com/ancestor/browse/records/land/townland.htm
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Townland
http://www.ancestryireland.com/database.php?filename=townlands

To find townlands, parishes, etc. in Ireland- (change default setting from exact match to find part of a word)

1837 Lewis' Topographical Dictionary
Griffith's Valuation
Land Registry

Wexford Co. interactive maps
 
Townlands and RC Parishes† (Wexford Co. Council)
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« Reply #4 on: Friday 07 August 09 20:49 BST (UK) »
Directories

1846 Slater's Directory†- includes Wexford town, Enniscorthy / Ferns, Gorey, New Ross, Taghmon,  see : Leinster listing

1885 Bassett's Directory- Kilmore, Kilmore Quay & Saltees

1931 Trades Directory- Enniscorthy, Gorey, New Ross

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« Reply #5 on: Friday 07 August 09 20:49 BST (UK) »
Places

"The Geograph British Isles project aims to collect geographically representative photographs and information for every square kilometre of Great Britain and Ireland."

Placename index from gravestone inscriptions
Bunclody
Clonroche
Kilmore- lots of records here
Kilmore Quay
New Ross
Slaney Manor
Wexford Town

Wexford R.C. Parish- maps, history and more
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« Reply #6 on: Friday 07 August 09 20:50 BST (UK) »
People & Families

Wexford families- links
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« Reply #7 on: Friday 07 August 09 20:53 BST (UK) »
Libraries, Museums & History Groups

Wexford Co. Council- link to Library Services, etc.

Yola Farmstead Folk Park & Wexford Genealogy Centre   The centre seems to be no longer in operation
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« Reply #8 on: Friday 07 August 09 20:53 BST (UK) »
Schools, Workhouses, Institutions, Occupations

Workhouses- Enniscorthy, Gorey, New Ross, Wexford
(left side of page - Workhouse Locations, Irish Poor Law Unions, Wexford)

Workhouse births 1851-1893
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Tara Hill school photos
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