Friday, December 13, 2013

Irish Emigration Cheat Sheet

If you are just getting started with your family history research, or are finding out that you have Irish ancestors who emigrated in different decades, then this concise review of Irish emigration will be of help to you.

Compiled by Cath Madden Trindle, CG, it breaks down Irish emigration into pre-famine and famine generations, ports of embarkation and arrival, and suggestions for the types of records that will lead you to the townland of origin.

You can access it here, on the website of Santa Clara County historical and Genealogical Society (California).

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