21 April 2023
FindMyPast has announced the release of thousands of family history records relating to the diocese of Dublin.
Ireland, Diocese of Dublin Marriage Licenses, 1638-1858
Over 98,000 records have been added to this existing collection, perfect if you have ancestors who may have lived in the Diocese of Dublin. You’ll typically find the date of registration, both spouses’ names, and sometimes occupations and residences. These marriages are from Dublin diocese which covered Counties Dublin, Wicklow, large parts of Kildare, and parts of Carlow, Laois (Queen’s Co) and Wexford.
These records are taken from index books published in the 1890s that covered all marriages recorded by the Anglican (Episcopalian) Diocese of Dublin.
Ireland, Diocese of Dublin Wills & Grants, 1270-1858
This existing collection has been bolstered by an additional 34,450 records. These records are from index books that were published in the 1890s, covering wills, grants of probate, or administrations recorded by the Anglican Diocese of Dublin between 1270 and 1858. These wills and probate records are from Dublin diocese which covered Counties Dublin, Wicklow, large parts of Kildare, and parts of Carlow, Laois (Queen’s Co) and Wexford.