Wednesday, December 05, 2007

Roscommon Ancestors Ireland

Tracing your Roscommon Ancestors: "by John Hamrock

A comprehensive guide for those tracing families in County Roscommon, where common family names include Kelly, McDermot, Beirne, Regan Reagan, Flanagan, Connor, McDonagh & Quinn.

This was one of the Irish counties worst affected by the Great Famine of 1845-47, which resulted in emigration of a huge proportion of its population. The new title is filled with information on what the records contain, and how and where they can be accessed. It is well illustrated with maps and with examples of the types of records to be found. It also has an extensive listing of references to estate records, and also to family histories.
There is a full index."


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