MyHeritage census records free this week

Do you have ancestors you can’t find in a particular census? Sometimes it’s helpful to query a different source.


The dark side

It’s comforting to read about professionals who encounter the same research challenges as I do. A big one is mis-spelling of names in census records.

Irish-American facts from U.S. census

The U.S. Census Bureau and IrishCentral provided the following “Top Ten Facts on Irish Americans”:


Irish Interest Group publications

While we were filling a big order for back issues of The Septs, I was able to dig into the archive bins for the first time. Did you know Irish Genealogical Society International (IGSI) had its origins with the ‘Irish Interest Group’? Their first quarterly newsletter was published in June, 1980. The journal’s title was […]

Official census enumeration dates

Successful research depends on attention to details. That maxim certainly applies to genealogy and census records.


1921 Census of Canada Now Online


With the recent release of the 1921 Census of Canada by Statistics Canada, it is now available for browsing on through a partnership with Library and Archives Canada!


Learn from Beth Mullinax


A great opportunity awaits you on Saturday morning, October 13! “Irish Saturday” at the MGS library includes a class on “Using the Census” taught by Beth Mullinax.