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Copies of Originals in Ireland*    
Original Records In the UK*   Militia* Customs and Excise, Revenue Police, Coastguards* Estate records* Reproductive Loan Fund* Royal Irish Constabulary*   
Army Records*   Information on Officers* Information on Soldiers and Non-commissioned Officers*   

*Copies of Originals in Ireland*top of page

The originals of almost all Irish sources are in Ireland. However, copies, transcripts and abstracts of many records are available in the UK.

*Latter Day Saints Family History centres have access to the microfilm holdings of the main Family History Library in Salt Lake City, Utah in the US. Their most important holdings are Irish General Register Office records and a large, but by no means complete, set of parish records. There are also extensive holdings of census and property records. See *www.familysearch.org.

The Irish Genealogical Research Society Library in London has a varied collection of material, much of it consisting of record transcriptions made by members, some from originals that now no longer exist. Most concern the Anglo-Irish. See *www.igrsoc.org/library-holdings.htm.

CD copies or indexes to many records, including wills, property records and some *civil records are available.

*Original Records In the UK*top of page

Farm life in Ireland
An Empire Marketing Board poster dating from the 1920s or 1930s showing a farmyard in Ireland.
* Moving Here catalogue reference (PRO) CO 956/38
Without exception, records covering Ireland that remain in UK *repositories relate to the official administration of Ireland such as:

For more information on any of the above categories, follow the links.

*Army Records*top of page

A soldier from the Royal Irish Fusiliers, in a trench at Gallipoli in Turkey in 1915 or 1916
A soldier from the Royal Irish Fusiliers, in a trench at Gallipoli in Turkey in 1915 or 1916, cautiously raises his rifle on the barrel of which is a helmet. This was done in order to attract enemy fire and so determine their position.
* Moving Here catalogue reference (IWM) Q13447
Service records can be a rich source of detail. Before starting your research you should know if your ancestor was:

Creators: John Grenham

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