Irish Census Records 5
Census Records Notes
The first Irish census to survive intact is 1901.
The 1911 Irish census did survive and is available at the National Archives of Ireland.
Earlier Irish census records were largely destroyed by fire. There are fragments which have been transcribed by genealogists but these include only a very small amount of the original records.
The best known Irish census substitute is Griffith's Valuations which was a listing of who the renters were and who owned the property. It was begun about 1848.
by Sherry Irvine
About the 1766 Religious Census of Ireland:
In 1766, the Irish Parliament ordered all Church of Ireland ministers in their respective parishes to prepare a list of householders and their religious affiliation (church of Ireland, Catholic or Presbyterian). In addition the ministers were required to include information about........ Read More
Searching for a UK place?
Irish Records by Subscription
Irish Databases Online
Ireland's Gravestone Index (389,501 Tombstones!
Related Resources & Links
Irish Vital Records
For Irish births, marriages and deaths after 1864 and Church of Ireland marriages since 1 April 1845:
General Register Office
8-11 Lombard Street
East Dublin 2, Ireland
Irish Vital Records before 1864 are held in Parish Registers. Most of these have been microfilmed up until 1880 and are available at:
Dublin 2, Ireland
Northern Ireland Vitals
Republic of Ireland Vitals
Fun Irish Links
Irish Search Engines
QS IRELAND.com - A great website for IRELAND information!
Census records online in Ireland:
Census of Sligo
1659 Census of County Sligo (A compiled census substitute)
1901 Census Index of Sligo Town (Census Index of Heads of Households)
Directories of Sligo
Valuations of Sligo
Other County Sligo Genealogy Records
Census of Tipperary
Directories of Tipperary
Military Records of Tipperary
Tithe Applotments for Tipperary
Valuations of Tipperary
Other County Tipperary Genealogy Records
Census of Tyrone
1766 Religious Census Returns for Dungannon Parish (Drumglass & Tullaniskan)
Directories of Tyrone
Valuations of Tyrone
Military Records of Tyrone
1600s-1900 Freeholders Search Engine (Excellent Resource!)
Census of Waterford
Directories of Waterford
Military Records of Waterford
Valuations of Waterford
Other County Waterford Genealogy Records
Census of Westmeath
Other County Westmeath Genealogy Records
Census of Wexford
Valuations of Wexford
Other County Wexford Genealogy Records
Other County Wexford Resources
WT Genealogy - More genealogy resources for the Town of Wexford, Ireland.
Census of Wicklow
Directories of Wicklow
Valuations of Wicklow
Other County Wicklow Genealogy Records
Ireland Census Finder is a tool designed to help you find sites which offer free Irish census records online. We cannot be held responsible for the content of those census sites. We are not responsible for errors in census records & genealogy data found on sites outside of Census Finder. Genealogy data and census information found online, should always be documented.
CensusFinder.com wishes you the greatest success in discovering your Irish ancestry and climbing your family tree.
© 2002 - 2015 Brenda Hay