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The Irish Family and Local History Handbook 2

Paperback, 224 pp Price Stg £10 (approx. €12)
ISBN 978 0 9552399 7 7
By R. Blatchford & E. Blatchford. Published by Robert Blatchford Publishing Ltd, York, UK
Following on the success of The Irish Family and Local History Handbook, the publishers launched the second edition at the October 2012 Back To Our Past Show in Dublin. In addition to an updated Irish Genealogical Services Directory, the handbook includes numerous new articles written by well known genealogists from Ireland and the UK with some articles updated from the first issue.
Articles include :
– Irish DNA Atlas ( Dr. G Cavalleri & Michael Merrigan)
– The Irish in Wales (Beryl Evans M.A.)
– The National Library of Ireland
– The National Archives of Ireland (Aideen M Ireland)
– Dublin City Archives
– The Irish in London (Emma Jolly)
– The Petty Session Order Books (Ross Weldon)
– British Parliamentary Papers relating to Ireland (Dr. William Roulston)
– The Gentleman’s Magazine Irish Happenings (Fred Feather)
– Online Irish Resources (Chris Paton)
– The Irish in British India (Emma Jolly)
– The Work of the Commonwealth War Graves Commission in Ireland.
Review by Mary Beglan, Hon. Editor

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