Category Archives: Maps

GB1900 – Online Project – Great for Genealogists

Online Project to Save Great Britain’s Place Names – Great for Genealogists Come join the project to identify all the place names in Great Britain. First I will explain what the project is, how it works and then why it … Continue reading

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Filed under England, Maps, News, Scotland, Websites

Book Review: The Big Houses and Landed Estates of Ireland – A Research Guide by Terence Dooley

A question about the records associated with Landed Estates in Ireland was raised in a casual conversation in the exhibit hall at last week’s FGS conference in Ft. Wayne, IN. I hope you find this review helpful. The Big Houses … Continue reading

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Filed under Ireland, Maps

Book Review: Maps and Map-Making in Local History

I am in the process of updating a lecture on Irish Maps to be given at the 2013 Federation of Genealogical Societies Conference in Ft. Wayne, Indiana. This process reminded me of what is probably my favorite book about maps … Continue reading

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Blogger Trail leads to online Irish Civil Registration Map

It is always fascinating following the trail laid down by the Blogger network for you never know where it will take you and what gem you will find. This morning I logged on to read John Reid of Anglo-Celtic Connections … Continue reading

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