Local History and Genealogy Video Guides

If you have found a bit of time to do those things you always meant to but never did, now is the time to get working on your Family Tree.  If you are completely new to Genalogy & Local History you may like to have a look at our introductory video guides which were put together by Library staff.  They will give you an overview of how to access and use the various online resources and should help you get started on your journey.  If you need extra help or guidance please contact our Local History Librarian, Catriona Lennon @ 047 74713  (Office Hours) or email clennon@monaghancoco.ie

Part 1:  An overview of our Guide to Tracing your Ancestors in Co. Monaghan

Part 2: A look at the Census records online via the National Archives

Part 3: A look at the Land records from Mid 1800’s (Tithe applotments & Griffith’s valuations)

Part 4: A Look at obituaries & Civil Records (Births, Deaths & Marraiges)

Part 5: A look at the School Collection from 1930’s – National Folklore Collection