Wicklow Genealogy Useful Guides


1. About your County Wicklow Ancestors - Getting started


2. Administrative Divisions in 19th Century Ireland


3. County Wicklow Parish Records: Roman Catholic 


4. County Wicklow Parish Records: Church of Ireland


5. Vital records: Births, Deaths & Marriages at the General Registers Office


6. Tombstone Inscriptions


7. Census Substitutes for the 19th Century: Griffith's Valuation (1852-1854)


8. Census Substitutes for the 19th Century: Tithe Applotment Books (1823-1837)


9. Wicklow Case Study: The Short Family of Killoughter, County Wicklow


The following resources may be of assistance in your research:


  • www.rootsireland.ie – parish records of baptisms and marriages for County Wicklow and most of Ireland, and some civil records also.


  • www.irishgenealogy.ie : (Births, deaths and marriages).  The Irish government website, www.irishgenealogy.ie (free searching) also has indexes to births from 1864 to 1915, deaths from 1864 to 1965 and marriages from 1864 to 1940. Many full images of these records have now been uploaded to this site for the following years: Births 1864-1915; Marriages 1882-1940; Deaths 1891-1965.