Bishop’s Bank of Philadelphia

If your Irish-Catholic ancestors lived in the Philadelphia area during the mid-19th century, you may be very grateful for a resource disclosed by Kyle Betit and Claire Santry!

“Bishop’s Bank” opened in May 1848, and its three ledgers and 2000+ pages are now available online at Villanova University’s Digital Library.

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The Irish in Pennsylvania – and more

The January/February 2015 issue of Irish Lives Remembered is packed with articles of interest for anyone who’s “into” Irish genealogy. The latest edition highlights County Down, the north island of New Zealand, and the Irish in Pennsylvania – plus lots more. You can read it online (or download the PDF) at http://www.irishlivesremembered.ie/.

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