Stuart is a leading authority on Irish Jewry and will be happy to help with questions. Please be patient when asking for help as Stuart has many commitments.
Contact Stuart as follows:
The Irish Jewish Genealogical Society, Dublin, Ireland
Phone: ++ 353 1 677 3898
Fax: ++ 353 1 671 9014
Northern Ireland Wills Search site brought to you by the PRONI (Public Record Office Northern Ireland).
The Jewish Web Index for Ireland: Fabulous site covering every imaginable area of interest.
"Researching Belfast Jewish Families", c. 1850-c. 1930" by Pamela McIlveen and William Roulston, is available to read on line which list members researching Belfast roots will find invaluable.
Belfast Street Directories: a fabulous website: exactly what it says it is!
Northern Ireland 1901 & 1911 Censuses
Northern Ireland Births Marriages and Deaths (GRO)
Dermot Keogh, "The Jews of Ireland" (Cork University Press, 1998) has a certain amount of material about Northern Ireland (Submitted by Michael Sayers)
Irish Mailing List: Email
Need help south of the border?
Census Records: Full government censuses were taken of the whole island in 1821, 1831, 1841, 1851, 1861, 1871, 1881, 1891 1901, and 1911. The first four, for 1821, 1831, 1841, and 1851, were largely destroyed in 1922, in the fire at the Public Record Office; surviving fragments are detailed under the county source-lists. Those for 1861 1871 1881 and 1891 were completely destroyed earlier, by order of the government. This means that the earliest surviving comprehensive returns are for 1901 and 1911.
GRO for Southern Ireland is in Dublin.
Search 1901 and 1911 censuses: This site allows you to search the 1901 and 1911 censuses and view the schedules free of charge.
Brian comes recommended by someone on another email list. Prices are VERY competitive and the results seem efficient. Email him.
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