Sunday, November 2, 2014

Launch of Tracing Your Kildare Ancestors next week

Our new publishing arm, Flyleaf Press, will publish 'A Guide to Tracing your Kildare Ancestors' next week. The authors are Karel Kiely, Mario Corrigan & James Durney (ISBN: 978-1-907990-07-6, Retail: €13.00, 160 pages). It is a comprehensive guide to researching ancestors in County Kildare.
Specialising in guides for Irish family history research, with guides for Cork, Dublin, Mayo, Donegal, Kerry, and Longford, as well as Ireland in general.

Tracing your Kildare Ancestors

Mario CorriganJames DurneyKarel Kiely

  • ISBN13: 978-1-907990-07-6
  • 160 pages
  • illustrated (b/w)
  • 227 x 145  mm
  • softcover
  • Price: €13.00 · The following prices include Post and Packing:£14.50 to UK; $22 to USA; CAD$23; AUD$23; NZ$30
This book will be published in November 2014 

This new title is a guide for family research in County Kildare.   It provides a comprehensive account of all of the many genealogical sources available for those tracing ancestors from this county.  These sources include websites,  birth,  marriage and other personal records, public records.  books, journals and manuscripts.   County Kildare has a diverse population including farmers,  soldiers and horsemen.  The county has had a long association with the military including the major Curragh camp. It is also the centre of the Irish equine industry and is one of the richest counties outside Dublin. Large estates, military barracks, stud farms and horse racing establishments still feature in the county which has a current population of 210,000. Common names in the county include Byrne, O'Toole, Cullen, Dowling, Dunne, Nolan, Lawlor, Farrell, McKelly, Birmingham, Sutton, FItzgerald, Eustace, OKelly, Murphy, Doyle, Walsh, Dowling, Connor, Neill, Brennan, Moore and Kavanagh. 

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