Workhouse Records On Find My Past

The Workhouse Registers contain details of people residing in institutions set up for poverty relief across Britain and Ireland. Find My Past has the biggest collection of Workhouse records available online. This article looks at what you’ll find in these collections on Find My Past. We also give you tips on searching for what you … Read more

Irish Revenue Police Records On Find My Past

Find My Past gives you access to browse, search, and view the mid 19th-century record collections of the Irish Revenue Police. This specialist police force targeted illegal distilleries that avoided customs and excise duties on alcohol. In other words, the poitin makers! They were nicknamed the Potcheen Hussars. There are nearly 38 thousand records from … Read more

Irish Marriage Records On Find My Past

Find My Past has two collections of Irish marriage records. One collection is the index to the civil registration records. The other collection has transcripts and images of parish church marriage records. This article explains how to find what you need from the civil registration archive. Irish Civil Marriage Records On Find My Past We … Read more

Royal Irish Constabulary On Find My Past

Find My Past gives you access to browse, search, and view the 19th and early 20th-century record collections of Royal Irish Constabulary. This article explains the background of the constabulary records and the kind of detail you’ll find within them. We’ll also look at some alternative free and commercial sites that have similar access. Royal … Read more