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1901 and 1911 census for Ireland - free

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Joy Kentish Maid

Joy Kentish Maid Report 30 May 2010 11:29

census of Ireland of 1901 - http://www.census.nationalarchives.ie/about/futureplans.html
1901 Census material, with all data transcribed, launched on 3 June 2010.

In the Irish National Archives site, both the 1901 and the 1911 census are free, both to search and to download the images.

Rambling Rose

Rambling Rose Report 30 May 2010 13:33

woo hoo Joy! Thanks, have been waiting for that :) not that it will tell me a great deal more probably, but interesting just the same to see whether there are any more in the family than appear in 1911 ( my gt grandfather was already over here before either of them )

xx

Joy Kentish Maid

Joy Kentish Maid Report 30 May 2010 21:54

You're welcome :-)

Joy Kentish Maid

Joy Kentish Maid Report 1 Jun 2010 11:57

Two days to go :-)

Kathryn

Kathryn Report 1 Jun 2010 12:03

I am just itching to get my hands on this - it could plug a lot of gaps in my research. But what's the betting the site crashes instantly under the weight of all our curious gazes?!

Christina (Lancashire)

Christina (Lancashire) Report 1 Jun 2010 12:13

Bookmarked with thanks. Can't wait :)

Teresa With Irish Blood in Me Veins

Teresa With Irish Blood in Me Veins Report 1 Jun 2010 15:16


We are all waiting for this one!

.

susiwong

susiwong Report 1 Jun 2010 15:29

thanks Joy, was going to put a thread on asking when it was coming online, you've saved me a job lol

Sue xx

Sandra

Sandra Report 1 Jun 2010 22:08

Thank you for letting us all know Joy, look forward to having a look.

Sandra

Joy Kentish Maid

Joy Kentish Maid Report 2 Jun 2010 21:24

Again, you are most welcome :-)

Only a few hours to go now. How lucky we are to be able to see soon, absolutely free, the 1901 as well as the 1911 Irish census.

Jacqui

Jacqui Report 2 Jun 2010 21:34

Its live NOW.

Just been over there to look for something in 1911 and the 1901 search option is available.

Happy hunting

Joy Kentish Maid

Joy Kentish Maid Report 2 Jun 2010 21:45

Indeed :-)

Happy hunting :-)

Joy Kentish Maid

Joy Kentish Maid Report 2 Jun 2010 21:48

Brilliant!! It leads me to more extended family :-)

Jacqui

Jacqui Report 2 Jun 2010 22:26

Thats good Joy

Found 2 GG Grandfathers who were not around in 1911 alive and well in 1901 so now have just a 10 yr search window for deaths

Joy Kentish Maid

Joy Kentish Maid Report 3 Jun 2010 09:13

Very pleased for you :-)

My discovery (as often is the case) has led to more questions and searches :-)

Joy Kentish Maid

Joy Kentish Maid Report 3 Jun 2010 18:16

Brought forward for those researching their Irish ancestral family.

Sarah

Sarah Report 3 Jun 2010 18:44

not working well for me at the mo, is that cos we're all trying to get on at once?!

Thistledown

Thistledown Report 3 Jun 2010 19:02

Afraid so Sarah, i think that it has crashed for a while with the volume of people trying to get on.
I was browseing it last night but there were some rellies on 1911 that i could not find on 1901.
Will have another look later hopefully though.
Lily

Joy Kentish Maid

Joy Kentish Maid Report 3 Jun 2010 19:40

Try again - working beautifully now.

Frances

Frances Report 4 Jun 2010 00:18

I've noticed a few blips on the spelling of place names, which somewhere in the FAQ's they say they'll get cleaned up but it makes it rather slow going when the entire town/village is spelt wrong eg Raboo instead of Raloo.
On the plus side I've narrowed a couple of dates and found a few 'vanished' people.