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Addresses for Genealogical Research in County Donegal

The following forms part of the Donegal Genealogy Resources Website

 

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National Library of Ireland

 

Kildare Street

Dublin 2

Ireland

Website

 

 

Archive includes Catholic parish registers (m/film) up to 1880; Tithes (m/film); Primary Valuation (m/fiche); Irish newspapers and journals; Estate Papers; Trade Directories; Family Histories.

 

National Archives of Ireland

 

Bishop St

Dublin 8

Ireland

Website

 

 

Archive includes 1901 & 1911 Census; pre 1901 Census extracts; Tithes (m/fiche); Pension Claims (1911-1921); Estate papers; Surviving Will & Administrations.

 

General Register Office

 

General Register Office

Government Offices

Convent Road

Roscommon

Ireland

Website

 

 

Civil births, marriages and deaths from 1864 and Church of Ireland marriages from 1845. There is a research charge.

Public Record Office (N.I.)

 

 

66 Balmoral Ave

Belfast

Co. Antrim

Ireland

Website

 

 

Holds genealogical material relating to Co. Donegal, including online searchable databases - 1912 Ulster Covenant and

Poll Book for Donegal 1761-75

Public Record Office

 

Ruskin Ave

Kew

Richmond

Surrey

England

Website

 

 

Holds historical and genealogical records relating to Ireland.

The Catholic Diocese of

Raphoe

 

Website

 

Under Parishes, there is listed all the Catholic Parish and Church areas, and for each, the current priest and register details

 

The Catholic Diocese of

Clogher

 

 

Website

 

Ballyshannon, Pettigo, Bundoran

Magh Ene Parish Website

Inishmacsaint Parish Church Website

 

The Catholic Diocese of

Derry

 

Website

 

Under Inishowen, there is listed the Donegal Parishes which come under Derry Diocese

Representative Church Body Library

 

 

Braemor Park

Rathgar

Dublin 14

Ireland

Website

 

 

Archive includes substantial Church of Ireland registers (mostly m/films) and odd genealogical material.

Presbyterian Church in Ireland

Website

Includes a Congregations Directory

Latter Day Saints

 

Various

Website

 

 

Holds GRO indexes (m/film) and certificates for various years; miscellaneous genealogical records.

 

Genealogical Office

 

2 Kildare St

Dublin 2

Ireland

 

 

Archive includes large collection of family histories. Consultancy service offered for a fee.

Valuation Office of Ireland

 

Irish Life Centre

Abbey Street Lower,

Dublin 1

Ireland

Website

 

 

Holds original Primary Valuation Books; re-valuation books up to 1960's. Still operating as Valuation Office.

Land Commission

 

Bishop St

Dublin 8

Ireland

 

 

Useful holdings include details of land sales with landowners and tenant rental lists. There is restricted access.

Donegal Historical Society

 

Cluain Barron

Ballyshannon

Co. Donegal

Ireland

Website

 

 

Produces Donegal Annual and has established the Museum at the Franciscan Friary, Rossknowlagh, with the kind co-operation of the community there.

The indices to the contents from 1947 to 2007 is here, including a link to download the 2007 Annual.

Donegal County Library

 

Main St

Letterkenny

Co. Donegal

Ireland

Website

 

Local history collection, includes 1901 & 1911 Census and other genealogical material.

Holdings include Assisted Passenger Lists to Sydney, Passenger Lists to America 1811-1817 & 1847-1871, the famine immigrants arriving at the Port of New York 1846-1851 and much more.

 

Donegal County Archive Centre

 

The Courthouse

The Diamond

Lifford

Co Donegal

Ireland

 

Holds Poor Law (Workhouse records); Estate records; and other local authority papers. Open only by appointment with Donegal C. Library.

Holdings includeWorkhouse Admission Register (Dec 1850-Oct 1866) for Glenties, Inishowen (Sep 1849-May 1859) and Letterkenny (1864-1877) as well as the Indoor Relief Register (1856-1915) probably for Dunfanaghy.

 

Genealogical Centre Heritage Library

 

14 Bishop St

Derry

Co. Derry

Ireland

 

 

Co. Derry archive also contains material on Inishowen parishes, Co. Donegal. Research fee.

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Donegal Genealogy Resources