Genealogy of the UK

   Genealogy of the UK > Ireland > County Westmeath

County Westmeath Genealogy


"Westmeath, a county of Ireland, province of Leinster, contains 249,943 acres, Irish plantation measure, including bogs, mountain, and waste. It is agreeably interspersed with beautiful lakes. The chief rivers are the Shannon, Inny, and Brosna. It returns 3 members to the Imperial parliament. Pop. 128,042."
from The New London Gazetteer 1826
Genuki - County Westmeath
Genuki is the largest collection of research information
on the net for UK
Neighbouring Counties
Cavan, Meath, Offaly, Longford, Roscommon
Co. Westmeath GenWeb
maintained by volunteers in an effort to help researchers
find local resources and reference information
Archives and Libraries
  Westmeath County Council Libraries
County Westmeath Message Board
post and read about County Westmeath genealogy with other researchers
Local Genealogy Societies & Groups
Cyndi's List - County Westmeath
largest private collection
of genealogy links on the web

Genealogy Record Sources

many of these sites can provide source record information 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
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
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

copyright 2004-2023