Irish Pensioners Added At Fold3

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Come and see the new title on Fold3 – 
Ireland, Royal Hospital Kilmainham Pensioner Discharge Documents
If you have ancestors from Ireland who received an army pension between 1724 and 1924, come explore Fold3’s collection of Royal Hospital Kilmainham Pensioner Discharge Documents!

The Royal Hospital Kilmainham, located in Dublin, Ireland, was founded in 1679 and handled the pensions of Irish Regiments (as well as some English, Scottish, and Welsh units, though most pensions for non-Irish regiments were handled by the Royal Hospital Chelsea in London). The Royal Hospital Kilmainham was originally built as a home for retired soldiers, and as such, some of the men who qualified for pensions were “in-pensioners,” which meant they surrendered their pensions . . . 
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British and Irish Military Records Study Group

Another great study group from DearMYRTLE . . .

DearREADERS,We are particularly fortunate to have Audrey Collins from The National Archives (UK) participating each Tuesday evening on her own time. So Ol’ Myrt here wrote via the TNA website under the category “compliments”:”Please see that this gets to your employee Audrey Collins’ permanent file. For the past six weeks she has participated in our…

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Uncover Evidence of Your Irish and British ancestors

From FindMyPast . . .

This is part III in our guide to finding the birthplace of your Irish & British ancestors. We highly recommend you only begin researching in your ancestor’s country of origin after you have located some key information about them in US records.

Source: Uncover evidence of your Irish and British ancestors in their home country – Findmypast – Genealogy, Ancestry, History blog from Findmypast

Top 10 Websites for Tracing Your Irish Ancestors 

St. Patrick’s Day may have come and gone, but these resources are useful any day of the year. From The Armchair Genealogist . . .

Here’s my most up to date list in no particular order. Some of these are databases that will require a membership or pay per view while others are free to search. There are many wonderful websites that offer many resources and articles to help the family historian researching their Irish Ancestors; this is in no way an exclusive list. However, this list focuses mainly on those sites that offer online records.

Source: Top 10 Websites for Tracing Your Irish Ancestors | The Armchair Genealogist