Wednesday, 25 November 2009

Irish gravestone inscriptions online

About 60,000 names can be searched on a new Irish Origins collection, sourced from Brian Cantwell's Memorials of the Dead, a record of monumental inscriptions obtained mainly within Wicklow, Wexford and southern Dublin, as well as Sligo, Clare, Cork, Galway and Kildare, between 1970 and 1990. The collection was previously published on CD by Eneclann in 2005.

From the site:
"These transcriptions covered all visible and legible memorials in graveyards that had a date of 1880 or before and all surviving interior church memorials."

There's further information on the collection at www.irishorigins.com/help/popup-aboutio-motdcantwell2.htm.

(With thanks to Alan Stewart's Grow Your Own Family Tree
blog.)

Chris

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