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County Clare Genealogy


"Clare, a county of Ireland, province of Munster, 55 miles long and 38 broad; bounded on the W by the Atlantic, N by Galway, and E and S by the Shannon, which separates it from Tipperary, Limerick, and Kerry. It is divided into 79 parishes, has two market towns, and sends three members to parliament. It breeds more horses than any other county in Ireland, beside a great number of cattle and sheep. Pop. 209,595. Capital, Ennis"
from The New London Gazetteer 1826
Genuki - County Clare
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Neighbouring Counties
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Co. Clare GenWeb
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find local resources and reference information
Archives and Libraries
National Archives of Ireland County Clare Library
County Clare Message Board
post and read about County Clare genealogy with other researchers
Local Genealogy Societies & Groups
Cyndi's List - Ireland
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Genealogy Record Sources

many of these sites can provide source record information of ancestors:
has many online databases - Clare County Library
These records include histories, pedigrees, parish registers, probates, and orphan's court records.
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
800 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

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