Tracing Your Roots

Tracing Your Roots

Carrickmacross Library is a great place to start tracing your family tree, it has a good collection of genealogy resources.

There is a local history collection in Carrickmacross Library which people can browse through at their leisure. 

Genealogy Resources:

1820’s-1830s: Tithe Applotment Records (Hardcopy & Free Online Access)

1850s-1860: Griffith Primary Valuation Records (Hardcopy & Free Online Access)

1901 & 1911 Census (Free Online Access)

1839 – 1921 Death Notices & Obituaries in the Northern Standard Newspaper

Other items of interest include:

Local Parish Histories such as ‘The Hills Of Magheracloone’, Lisdoonan, Donaghmoyne  etc.

Parish Maps within ‘The Landscapes Of Ulster’ publication.

Assisted Emigration Lists from Shirley Estate (Clogher Record 1992)

Collections of Articles relating to local history such as the Workhouse, Shirley Estate etc.

Photographic Collection from Patrick Tumelty & The Lawrence Collection.  

Patrick Kavanagh

Clogher Record Collection

Macalla (History from around the Carrickmacross Area)


How To Trace Your Ancestors 2008 Edition (pdf)


Library Opening hours:

Monday:11am – 8pm
Tuesday:11am – 5pm
Wednesday:  11am – 8pm
Thursday:11am – 5pm
Friday:11am – 5pm
Saturday:10am – 1pm


Library Contact Details:

Phone: 042 9661148



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