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County Sligo Genealogy


"Sligo, a county of Ireland, province of Connaught, area, 620 square m. The soil is in general fertile, but rather boggy towards the coast, and in many parts mountainous. Chief rivers, the Sligo, Bonnet, Owenmore, Unshion, Cooloney, Esky, and Moy. Lead, iron, silver, and copper ores have been discovered, and some of the mountains exhibit strong indications of coal. Pop. 127,819"
from The New London Gazetteer 1826
Genuki - County Sligo
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Co. Sligo GenWeb
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Archives and Libraries
  Sligo County Libraries
County Sligo Message Board
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Local Genealogy Societies & Groups
Cyndi's List - County Sligo
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County Sligo Genealogy Record Sources

many of these sites can provide source records of ancestors:
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