Researching family history in Cork
- Write down all the information that you have in an ordered fashion eg group sheets, family tree maker or a word processor
- Check out the 1901 and 1911 censi
- Search online with roots chat and ancestry.co.uk
- Record all references with dates, saves you repeating research.
- Make a logical to do list, letters to write, people to visit, places to visit.
- Check out online sources through Cindy's list.
- Research the history of the era you might get an insite of how your relative lived, adds flesh to the narrative.
- Most important of all write it up in a fashion that enables persons coming after you to be able to understand it.
- Pass it on.
Places to Visit
- County Library - Newspapers, local Directories
- City Library - newspapers, local directories
- Boole Library (Limited access)
- LDS Family History Centres.
List of useful websites
Cork Genealogical Society,
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