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  Things to do - Blennerhassett Challenge

Things to do - Letitia Blennerhassett

Things to do - Cashel

Things to do - George Cashel land records

Things to do - Flanagan

Things to do - O'Mara

Things to do - O'Rahilly

Things to do - Mangan

Things to do - Humphrys

Things to do - Thomond

Things to do - Gibbon

Things to do - Noltie

Things to do - Maltass

Things to do - Herbert

Things to do - Fitzwilliam

Things to do - Other old families

Things to do

Here is a list of some of the things I have to do in this family tree research.

Maybe you could do some of them for me.


  1. Search my pages for things to do, marked with:


Search family members in online databases:
  1. Sources

  2. Links

  3. Google
  4. Google Images
  5. Flickr
  6. Google Video


  1. newspapers
  2. Irish Newspaper Archives

Parish records

Search unindexed [NLI] microfilm parish records.
Exhaustively search indexed parish records.


  1. [VO]
    • Valuation Lists - Can track all properties from [Griffiths Valuation] through late 19th - early 20th century.
    • substitute census for 1850 to 1900
    • Solve all mysteries about unidentified properties.


  1. [NA.UK] - wills


Have the references. Get the BMD certs:
  1. Search them all at
  2. Do ones that are free at [LDS Dublin]. See list of ones that are free.
  3. Pay [GROI] for ones that are priority in bold.
  4. Pay [GROI] for others.


  1. Humphrys



  1. Flanagan



  1. McEllistrem

  2. O'Sullivan

  3. O'Rahilly



  1. Mangan

  2. Donovan

  3. Nolan



  1. Foley

  2. O'Mara

  3. Ebrill



  1. Cashel

  2. Blennerhassett

The Public Record Office, Dublin, before its destruction by Irish "patriots" in 1922.
See larger and full size. From here.
When they destroyed the PRO, the Irish "patriots" burnt the 1821 census, 1831 census, 1841 census and 1851 census.
The 1821 to 1851 census may have solved or cast light on, among others, the following questions: All these people are lost to history, because of Irish "patriotism".

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