If Your Ancestors lived on a farm in the mid 1800s the Griffith’s Valuation is a great place to start. You can access this great resource directly by clicking on the second website address below:

Tip, you may have to type in several versions of your name before it comes up e.g. if your name is McDermott you might have to type in Dermott or Dermot, or dermott, as the Mc was sometimes dropped in this type of document, or you might have to type in Mc Dermott or Mc Dermot or MacDermott etc.

http://www.askaboutireland.ie
http://www.askaboutireland.ie/griffith-valuation/

The following websites are just a sample of sites that have very useful material to help you with your research.
http://www.nli.ie

http://www.nationalarchives.ie
To view the 1901 or 1911 census click on the website below.
http://www.census.nationalarchives.ie/search/
To view the Tithe Applotment Books click on the website below.
http://titheapplotmentbooks.nationalarchives.ie/search/tab/index.jsp

http://www.landregistry.ie

http://www.valoff.ie/

http://www.irishgenealogy.ie

http://www.proni.gov.uk/

http://monaghanfamilysearch.blogspot.ie

http://www.monaghan.ie/en/services/library/historygenealogy/

https://new.familysearch.org/

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