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County Cork Genealogy


"Cork, a county of Ireland, in the province of Munster, 80 m. long and 50 broad; bounded on the W by the Kerry and the Atlantic, N by Limerick, E by Waterford, and S by St George's channel. It sends 8 members to parliament, is divided into 232 parishes, and has about 702,000 inhabitants. It is very fertile, and has two considerable rivers, the Blackwater and the Lee" from The New London Gazetteer 1826
Genuki - County Cork
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on the net for UK
Neighbouring Counties
Kerry, Limerick, Waterford
Co. Cork GenWeb
maintained by volunteers in an effort to help researchers
find local resources and reference information
Archives and Libraries
National Archives of Ireland Cork City Libraries
County Cork Message Board
post and read about County Cork genealogy with other researchers
Local Genealogy Societies & Groups
Cyndi's List - Ireland
largest private collection
of genealogy links on the web

Genealogy Record Sources

many of these sites can provide source record information of ancestors:
personal site, has many online records
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
Griffiths Valuation 1848 -1864
Cork East | Cork North | Cork West
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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