Research links.  By Jan Barnes

See Irish Marriages

New Zealand

Church of Later Day Saints Family History Centres have New Zealand Births Death and Marriage Indexes and Cemetery records. International material is on microfiche and on their web site.  Films of original records may be ordered for viewing. Some centres have film collections on site. This is a list of the LDS research centres in New Zealand.

The web site has data on line. Where references are stated the primary source material may be ordered to a Family History Centre for checking. Film and fiche numbers are in the Library Catalogue. Beware of material that has been submitted with no source reference.

National Library has a genealogical research section. Incorporates the Alexander Turnbull Library, which has Timeframes - photographs etc on line and Papers Past - old newspapers on line.

Archives New Zealand has New Zealand material mostly from government departments. Some of their records, including probates, are indexed on Archway

New Zealand Society of Genealogists has an extensive library. They have an Irish Group in Auckland. They sell CDs of records eg various electoral rolls, New Zealand Marriages with matching brides and grooms.

Land Information New Zealand for land titles and maps.

New Zealand Birth Death & Marriage Certificates   Indexes are in local offices, public libraries and LDS Family History Centres.

Auckland Public Library Research Centre has a collection of New Zealand and Australian records and also much research material from around the word, some available on line.

Auckland Museum Library.


Census On Line.  (subscription needed but often free in libraries).


National Archives.

National Library.

Registry of Deeds now Property Registration Authority (LDS has filmed many of the old records)

Dublin City Library (Heritage)

Clare Library

Mayo Maps

Sligo Maps

Galway Library (includes maps)

Galway Place Index

Louth County (Library Archives Heritage)

Brendan Hall’s County Louth site

Leitrim Roscommon

Topographical Dictionary

Ire Atlas Townland Database

Landowners in Ireland 1876

Griffith’s Valuation

Ireland Old News


National Archives

Free Births Marriages and Deaths

British History Online

Leicestershire Archives

Birmingham Library has a good collection of printed calendars of medieval and other material.