Origins.net Offers Free Access to Irish Wills Index for St Patrick’s Day

Here’s a press release from Origins.net dated 13 March 2014:

Celebrate St. Patrick’s Day with Origins.net

Access Irish Wills Index 1484-1858 FREE, plus, 36% discount off Irish Origins monthly subscriptions.

This Irish Wills Index 1484-1858 contains over 102,000 names compiled from records found at the National Archives of Ireland. It is only concerned with records […]

Irish Directories Update

A July 2, 2013 press release from www.origins.net:

Irish Directories Update

Although the earliest surviving census for the whole of Ireland is for 1901, the first census for Ireland was actually taken in 1821 and thereafter decennially until 1911. However nearly all the census returns for 1821-1851 were lost in the destruction of the […]

No access to Origins.net at MGS on May 4

One of the benefits of visiting the Minnesota Genealogical Society library is free access to Origins.net, “the premier source for tracing your British and Irish ancestors.” Origins.net will be making upgrades to their servers on Saturday, May 4. Consequently, the site will not be available from 2 AM to 1 PM (Minnesota time).

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