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County Kilkenny Genealogy


"Kilkenny, a county of Ireland, province of Leinster, 40 m. long and 20 broad; bounded E by Catherlough and Wexford; W by Tipperary, N by Queen's county, and S by Waterford, containing 510,000 acres, divided into 127 parishes. The soil is generally of a good quality, with little bog land."
from The New London Gazetteer 1826
Genuki - County Kilkenny
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on the net for UK
Neighbouring Counties
Wexford, Laois, Tipperary, Waterford
Co. Kilkenny GenWeb
maintained by volunteers in an effort to help researchers
find local resources and reference information
Archives and Libraries
  Kilkenny Public Library
County Kilkenny Message Board
post and read about County Kilkenny genealogy with other researchers
Local Genealogy Societies & Groups
Cyndi's List - County Kilkenny
largest private collection
of genealogy links on the web


County Kilkenny Genealogy Record Sources

many of these sites can provide source records of ancestors:
over 100,000 records of Irish births, marriages, deaths, burials,
cemeteries, wills, immigration, census from 1600-1874
Ireland Top Databases - Over 45 Million Records
over 45 million records including  Irish B,M & Ds 1864-1958 and
5 million church births & baptisms 1620-1881
Griffiths Valuation
This valuation can be used as an excellent census substitute for the years after the Great Famine as censuses prior to 1901 were destroyed
CMC County Query Board
post your queries and get answers about your surnames here
600 Million Name Database
search 800 million UK/Irish records and over 60 individual databases, including
Irish Flax Growers List 1796, Irish Wills, Irish Independant Newspaper Obits
records of births, marriages, deaths, burials, cemeteries, wills, immigration, census from 1600-1874
Land Owners in Ireland 1876
The names of every land owner in Ireland 1876 who had at least one acre of land.
links to cemetery transcriptions here
1841-1891 Census transcriptions by volunteers