Early Christmas gift from PRONI

The Public Record Office of Northern Ireland (PRONI) has made available an historical maps viewer. One can find sites, buildings and landmarks of historical interest in the six counties of present-day Northern Ireland: Antrim, Armagh, Down, Fermanagh, Londonderry, and Tyrone.

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Ordnance Survey Ireland maps

Maps are a family historian’s friend. They help us picture where our ancestors lived, the neighboring towns and parish churches, and the geographic features of the area.

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YouTube interviews (military pensions and historical maps)

Ancestry.com has shared 8-minute YouTube clips from interviews with genealogical experts, “Exploring U.S. Military Pension Files with Loretta Evans” and “Historical Maps Reveal Much More Than We Think” presented by Pamela Boyer Sayre and Rick Sayre.

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