Irish Catholics can trace ancestry back 300 years.

Potato Famine Plaque.

From today, people of Irish Catholic ancestry will be able to trace their origins back 300 years. The entire collection of Catholic parish register microfilms held by the National Library of Ireland – close to 400,000 films – has gone live online.   The National Library of Ireland has been working to digitize the microfilms and Updates and Additions to 25 Jun 2015.

most recent and Updates and Additions to May 22, 2015.

The following are the most recent and Updates and Additions to 25 Jun 2015.   FamilySearch Updates and Additions Brazil Brazil, Pernambuco, Civil Registration, 1804-2014 Brazil, São Paulo, Immigration Cards, 1902-1980 France France, Finistère, Quimper et Léon Diocese, Catholic Parish Records, 1772-1863 Ireland Ireland, Petty Sessions Court Registers, 1828-1912 Italy Italy, Pesaro e

British Ancestry: a mixture of genetic DNA from other populations.

DNA Map of UK migration.

Genetic signatures have been found among Britons that strongly illustrate their historical roots from various locations of the UK, resulting in a highly detailed and descriptive map of genetic variations. The analysis shows clusters of genetic variation within the late 1800s, when the population was less migratory, and reflects historical waves of migration by a

The Feast of St. Patrick


The Feast of St. Patrick, or St. Patrick’s Day, as it is popularly known, is a day set aside in ‘celebration’ of his death, every year on 17th of March across with globe.   Image: Copyright: Stuart Monk | The day is a public holiday in Republic of Ireland, Northern Ireland and some other and Updates and Additions to 30 Jan 2015. and Updates and Additions

Following are the recent and Updates and Additions up to 30 Jan 2015. Updates and Additions Argentina Argentina, National Census, 1895 Canada Nova Scotia Delayed Births, 1837-1904 El Salvador El Salvador Civil Registration, 1704-1977 Philippines Philippines, Manila, Civil Registration, 1899-1994 United States California, Immigration Registers of Japanese, Filipinos, and Hawaiians at

Transcription – Ship’s Passenger List, ‘Ironsides’ – 1857

Ship's Passenger List with Thomas Blythe and children.

Transcription – Ship’s Passenger List, ‘Ironsides’ – 1857 No.    Name                Age    Sex    Occup.        From        Headed to 205     Langsberg        34    M    Farmer        Germany    United States 206    Maria Langsberg        34    F    Housekeeper    Germany    United States 207    Saml Langsberg        4    M                Germany    United States 208 and Updates and Additions – 4 Sep 2014

The following are the and Updates and Additions up to September 4, 2014. Brazil Brazil, Bahia, Passenger Lists, 1855-1961 Brazil, Pernambuco, Civil Registration, 1804-2013 Canada New Brunswick, County Registers of Births, ca. 1812-1919 India India, Hindu Pilgrimage Records, 1194-2013 Italy Italy, Venezia, Civil Registration (State Archive), 1806-1817 Nicaragua Nicaragua, Civil Registration, and Additions and Updates – 28 Aug 2014.

The following are the and Additions and Updates since August 21, 2014. Additions and Updates Germany Germany, Mecklenburg-Schwerin Census 1867 Mexico Mexico, Durango, Catholic Church Records, 1604-1985 Netherlands Netherlands, Gelderland Province, Church Records, 1405-1966 Netherlands, Noord-Brabant, Church Records, 1473-1965 Peru Peru, Catholic Church Records, 1603-1992 Spain Spain, Province of La Coruña, Municipal