[email protected] (Claire Santry, Irish Genealogy News), 2022-12-23 11:11:00,
Well here it is, Merry Christmas, and to help you survive the festive season, I’ve gathered some of this month’s latest releases of records and videos plus some recent podcasts. Dig in and enjoy. IrishGenealogyNews will be back in early January 2023.
Ireland, Licences To Keep Arms 1832-1836: This Parliamentary report holds the details of 6,352 individuals who were granted licences for firearms and swords by county magistrates at the Quarter Sessions Courts across the island from 1 August 1832 during the years stated. The records note names and residences of the licencees, the type of weapon (guns, pistols, carbines, blunderbusses, swords and bayonets) and the name and address of the county magistrate who approved their licence application. See sample image below.
Northern Ireland, Wills and Administrations, Index, 1621–1858: This collection contains will and administration records from various Dioceses of The Church of Ireland in the six counties that now make up Northern Ireland. The vast majority of the 75,722 records date between 1621 and 1858 and typically contain the name of the deceased, the date and place when the will was signed, probated or administered by letter or by bond. Some records contain the residence of the individual and date of death.
Newspaper BMD announcements (Co. Clare): Part of the Lord Dunboyne collection, 1824–1878, these birth, marriage and death notices span 1824–1855, 1852–1854 and 1850–1855 respectively and were published in…
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