LEITRIM-ROSCOMMON
Useful URL Links



Last updated on June 5, 2005


The following list of links will take you to sites which could provide additional assistance with your genealogical research.

SITES DEVOTED TO SPECIFIC REGIONS
WELCOME TO BALLYKILCLINEAn excellent site dedicated to the memory of the people from the townland of Ballykilcline
History of Cloontuskert ParishA WEB page dedicated to preserving the History and tradition associated with Cloontuskert Parish
Leitrim GenWeb ProjectSome additional information about Leitrim available at the Leitrim County - Ireland GenWeb Project
Roscommon GenWeb ProjectSome additional information about Roscommon available at the Roscommon County - Ireland GenWeb Project
Boyle Home PageLearn about the Town of Boyle in County Roscommon at the Boyle Home Pages
Carrigallen, County LeitrimA site devoted to the Village, Parish and Barony of Carrigallen in County Leitrim
National Archives of CanadaThe National Archives of Canada has a large collection of searchable data online, which includes the Index to the 1871 Census of Ontario as well as Immigration records for the years 1925-1935......and much more
County Galway DataThis site is relatively new, and is developing some very useful searchable databases that could be of interest to the Leitrim-Roscommon researcher
Illinois Marriage IndexThe Illinois searchable Statewide Marriage Index, with records covering the span of 1763 - 1900. Many, many Irish contained in these records. I filled in an entire branch of my Finn line just from this database alone.
Kilronan Catholic Parish WebsiteThis website is an excellent resource that will provide the viewer with a tremendous amount of information pertaining to the ancient history of this parish as well as present day activities.  This is a recommended site for anyone doing research in this region of Roscommon.
Ballaghaderreen Town WebsiteIf you would like to know more about the market town of Ballaghaderreen, you will find this site loaded with nostalgic data from the past as well as some info on present day activities.  Also contains the Spinning Wheel List of 1796 (also known as the Flax Growers List) for the immediate area.
Mohill, Co. Leitrim WebsiteThis website is dedicated to providing information about the townland, civil parish, RC parish, barony and poor law union of Mohill.  There are many links and a bulletin board that will be of interest to the genealogy researcher.

 
SITES DEVOTED TO SPECIFIC SURNAMES
Root Surname ListSearchable Surname list
O'Kelly PageA very nice site put together by Conor O'Kelly, where you can get a good overview of Irish history from 3rd century to modern day.
The MacDermot Clan AssociationA Site dedicated to gathering and conserving MacDermot genealogical information, fostering links between McDermotts worldwide and to providing a connection with the ancestral lands in Irela nd
The Doyle ClanA WEB site dedicated to everyone who shares the surname DOYLE
The Finan Family History PageA home page for those doing research on the surname Finan. Tim Finan has put an interesting "twist" on the site by linking to the L-R databases
The Naughtons in IrelandA WEB site maintained by William Naughton that contains a narative on the history of the Naughtons in Ireland. There is a lot of good research detailed on this site that provides an excellent resource for anyone interested in the early history of Ireland
The Cryan/Crean SurnameA website devoted to the surname Cryan and it's many variations

 
SITES DEVOTED TO DATABASES
Social Security
Death Index
Steve Morse has the Social Security Death Index on-line as a searchable data base
The MORTON ALLAN
DIRECTORY
Passenger ship directory of arrivals at the port of New York
The Wall of HonorThe Ellis Island American Immigrant Wall of Honor searchable data base
GoIreland Surname
Information
A searchable database containing information on the surnames of Ireland.NOTE: A fee is charged for some searches

 
SITES DEVOTED TO OTHER RESOURCES
News From IrelandGet the most recent news from Ireland
Book StoresA listing of book sites containing genealogical publications
John Grenham's
Irish Recordfinder
John is the author of "Tracing Your Irish Ancestors"
TIARAThe Irish Ancestral Research Association, with more links to other genealogical sites
ALL IRISHAlex McCabe's All Irish Clans and Names containing many Irish surnames and a link to Eddie Geoghegan's coat of arms graphics
The National
Archives of Ireland
Lots of information on what is available at the National Archives in Ireland
The Dublin
Valuation Office
The home page for the Dublin Valuation Office where you can find information on their holdings genealogy related questions (That's what it says..)
Ireland Population
Density Map
A map of the counties of Ireland detailing the population by county for the years 1841, 1901 and 1996

Please forward any suggestions or comments on this site to Ed Finn at efinn@leitrim-roscommon.com


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