Trace Irish roots at the Wicklow Genealogy Room in Wicklow Gaol.
Search Irish and Wicklow Genealogy databases on our research workstations in one convenient location.
Consult a series of books on the following relevant subjects:
- Convict transportation;
- 1798 Rebellion family names;
- Irish settlements in America, Australia, and Canada;
- Maps, placenames and townlands;
- Wicklow genealogy in general.
Need tips or advice for tracing Irish roots?
The Wicklow County Council Genealogy Officer is also available (by email appointment) to assist you in your Wicklow Genealogy research.
Archives & Genealogy Service http://www.wicklow.ie/archives-genealogy-service
Other useful family history websites are:
- www.irishgenealogy.ie> : (Births, deaths and marriages). The Irish government website (free searching) also has indexes to births from 1864 to 1915, deaths from 1864 to 1965 and marriages from 1864 to 1940. Many full images of these records have now been uploaded to this site for the following years: Births 1864-1915; Marriages 1882-1940; Deaths 1891-1965.
- www.census.nationalarchives.ie> (1901/1911 Census)
- www.askaboutireland.ie> (Land and property records of Griffith’s Valuation – 1850s)
- http://titheapplotmentbooks.nationalarchives.ie/ (Tithe Applotment Books-1820s/1830s)
- www.familyseach.org> (Index to Irish births, deaths and marriages 1864-1958; non-Catholic marriages from 1845)
- http://www.igp-web.com/IGPArchives/ire/wicklow/photos/tombstones/markers.htm (Tombstone inscriptions and photos from many County Wicklow Cemeteries)
- http://www.interment.net/ireland/wicklow.htm (Tombstone inscriptions from mainly West Wicklow cemeteries)
You will also find County Wicklow genealogy guides on the website Our Wicklow Heritage, at the following link: www.countywicklowheritage.org