Armagh Ancestry is the foremost genealogical research service for County Armagh and is the dedicated Irish Family History Foundation member for County Armagh.
Our Genealogy Manager (Feargal O’Donnell) has over 30 years’ experience in Irish Genealogy and has delivered keynote Irish Genealogical talks at the UK Whodoyouthinkyouare? Conferences in London and at many Genealogy Conferences throughout the USA.
We offer a full genealogical research service for all County Armagh sources, including those held in various repositories throughout Ireland. Our researchers have an immense wealth of genealogical and local historical research experience and a huge wealth of life learning knowledge. A unique attribute of the genealogists at our genealogy centre is their local knowledge.
Armagh Ancestry has a database of almost 1 million records including all the Roman Catholic Church records (earliest parish records commence in 1796) for County Armagh, many Church of Ireland (Anglican), Presbyterian, Methodist, Quaker and Baptist Church records and we are currently computerising the remaining Church records. We have also computerised all civil marriage records from 1845-1921 and 80% of civil birth records from 1864-1921.
We have indexed many headstone inscriptions for numerous graveyards in County Armagh and we have also computerised the Muster Rolls (1611), Hearth Money Rolls (1666), many Census returns (1766 – 1901), the Tithe Applotment Books (1823-1838), the Griffith’s Valuation (1864), land records and local miscellaneous sources for the period 1600-1911. Not all our computerised Church records are online at RootsIreland and to have these searched you can contact us directly @ firstname.lastname@example.org
Armagh Ancestry offers an initial assessment and where applicable recommends and advises the client on what research is possible and they can then determine how they wish to proceed. Our Homestead Tour offers a client various packages to allow them to experience their ancestral home and we offer an extensive range of Lectures / Talks on all aspects of Irish Genealogy and also many Irish historical topics. Armagh Ancestry also offers training in all aspects of Irish genealogy and this is ideal for tourism providers.
We offer the following services:
Consultation Service – for family historians who wish to carry out some research themselves. Our genealogists will point you in the right direction, advising you of all available sources. Research recommendations will be advised where available.
Commissioned Research – our genealogists conduct commissioned research. Our local knowledge is invaluable when tracing your Armagh ancestors. Our Initial Assessment and Search entails tracing your ancestors using all available sources pertaining to County Armagh. We will then outline all the possible records available on our database (with applicable costs) and/or advise the best avenue for you to continue your quest.
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