Sunday, May 31, 2009

Resources (external)

ATTENTION: These resources have been moved to my Cork genealogy web pages, where there are many more links.

Births, Marriages, Deaths

Certificates - Buy online
LDS film numbers for births, marriages, and deaths. Click Info.
Registration districts and subdistricts as of 1871 (pdf file)

Church Records

Churches of the Skibbereen area (historical) - map
Introduction to Church Records (pdf file)
Roman Catholic Diocese of Cork and Ross
Roman Catholic Parish Maps - Irish Times
Roman Catholic Parish Register Catalog - NLI

Data, Research, Researchers

Family Search PILOT (courtesy of LDS)
Genealogists and Heritage Centres in Ireland
Information Wanted (Boston College) - missing people advertisements 

Shared Tree (search Skibbereen, Co Cork, Ireland)


Francis Guy's county and city of Cork Directory (1875)

Internet Forums

Cork at
Cork at British Isles Genweb
Cork at Ireland Roots
Cork at Roots Chat
Cork at IGP

Newspapers, Special Collections

Cork Archives
Cork County Library Newspaper Archives
Irish News Archives. The Southern Star is based in Skibbereen.

Places: Townlands, Civil Parishes, District Electoral Divisions, etc.

Civil Parishes, 1851-1853, with surname frequencies - Irish Times
District Electoral Divisions of Cork, with their corresponding LDS film numbers. Partial listing.
Irish Place Names Etymology
Placenames Database
Townlands Database.  Search by Barony, Civil Parish, Poor Law Union.

Societies, Organizations, etc.

Cork Genealogical Society
Cork Past and Present
Society of Australian Genealogists (SAG) publishes "All Ireland Sources" newsletter


kacollins said...

Hello I am a Collins who is researching my family in the Dromduvane area close to where you are . I wonder if you and i have some common ground/family. Can you contact me please. Cheers Kevin.

sb10 said...

Hi Kevin,

Unfortunately the configuration on my blog was screwed up and email is not getting forwarded to me - plus, I don't know how to get ahold of you!

bunalun said...

Hello, i have just returned from Skibberean therefore was not a ble to reply but i would like to see if we have info that we can share and enhance. Cheers Kevin.

bunalun said...

Hello, Contact me please Kevin.

sb10 said...

Kevin, I still don't know how to contact you.

Please contact me here:

I will be out of town Oct 15-25.