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23 August 2011 16:32
by findmypast Ireland

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Pay up if you want really useful results!

In my considered opinion, you appear to act primarily as a portal to additional, often quite pricey, sources which may or may no...

10 July 2019 09:24
by Laurence McDonald

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Hints

Can anyone explain why if I click on a hint, the page opens showing one (or more) then immediately wipes the page clean? Also i...

06 July 2019 23:56
by Lynda Cook

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Where to ask hints results access question

I have a Plus membership and when I try to look at hint results/records, it just wants me to upgrade my membership. I thought ma...

28 April 2019 20:41
by Susan Greene

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Using Findmypast - remove unlinked people

Hi
In developing my tree, I have gone made several errors and had to remove hundreds of people records.
I ...

04 March 2019 20:37
by paul egerton

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tracing family

hi just looking for some tips I am trying to trace my family from crumlin in Dublin

08 February 2019 20:44
by richard Murray

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John Edward Wright (Birth year around 1922)

Hi, We would like to know if anyone have some information about my grandfather - John Edward Wright. He was married to my grandm...

20 November 2018 21:28
by Ryno Enslin

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Blank search results.

I am experiencing problems getting search results. No matter what browser I use I type in as usual when logged into to findmypas...

09 October 2018 22:17
by Dónal

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missing tree

spent two day doing tree and it says there are 23 people on it but when I go into it there is only one. everyone has dissappered

04 October 2018 14:29
by paula white

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Cannot find related record on irishgenealogy.ie

Hi, I was to find the original document of this record https://www.findmypast.ie/transcript?id=IRE/BMD/D/691838391 on the irishg...

26 September 2018 10:59
by Gerard Mulligan

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Annie Monahans daughter

Hi I am trying to fulfil the wish of my partners elderly mother. She wants to trace the family of her birth mother. She is 88 y...

07 December 2018 15:24
by Guest

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Indecipherable latin Baptismal entry

Hello,
I've found my grand uncle, Thomas George Holmes's baptismal entry from Ballinasloe, Co. Galway, 1878. ...

26 July 2018 11:13
by michael holmes

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Strong Family

I'm looking for my Grandfather Arthur Thomas Strong's family records.
He came to fight in Anglo-boer War 189...

02 June 2018 20:29
by Ingrid Wolmarans

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Problems on this website

I have tried to reject hints and add new facts to my family tree without success in the past two days. is anyone else experienci...

19 May 2018 17:14
by Victor Herbert

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Find my past

where can I see a catalogue of resources available In FMP . I've searched and searched and I'm going around in circles&l...

29 March 2018 18:41
by Seamus

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Owners of a house

I am trying to find out who owned a house my great grandparents rented in Dublin. Can anyone tell me how I go about doing this?&...

29 March 2018 18:37
by Seamus

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1930's Northern Ireland birth records

Hello. I would appreciate some advice from those with experience of searching records which are less than 100 years old. I am tr...

07 August 2018 15:39
by Guest

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How do you find prison records?

My uncle once told me that my great grandfather who emigrated to the US around 1896 would travel back to visit Ireland after bec...

01 November 2017 15:56
by elizabeth sellors

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Opinions on Murphy's of Wexford

Trying to trace Irish ancestors and hitting a bit of a wall, Murphy’s in Wexford Ireland are a bit ten-a-penny, William and Brid...

10 October 2017 16:53
by lianne murph

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HUGHES FAMILY FROM KILLIN COUNTY LOUTH

John Hughes (1795-1855) married Jane about 1814. They lived in Killin County Louth. They were Church of Ireland folk. They had 8...

07 October 2018 15:26
by Guest

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Dillon Surname DNA Research Project

Today there are estimated to be approximately 100,000 Dillons across the world; contrary to what many believe, the Dillon surnam...

06 July 2017 00:39
by Guest

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Searching for enrolments to Royal Scots Fusiliers

Hello can anyone advise on how I can search for everyone you enrolled for the Royal Scot Fusiliers in 1914?

06 July 2017 01:00
by Guest

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Marriage Search

I have found a marriage registration and 4 possible spouses. I know which one is correct but how do access it?

05 July 2017 01:18
by Guest

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Irish ancestry

I'm searching for an ancestors that came from Southern Ireland and finding it near near I possible. It's as if they neve...

05 July 2017 01:13
by Guest

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Testimony

Am Lisa, took to this forum to share my testimony because i never believed in mystical powers until i met Dr Olubade, i was happ...

05 July 2017 01:18
by Guest

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Uploading trees

How do I do this from another site?

10 January 2017 12:47
by Mary Ena Pyle

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David Thurlow Anderson

I'm looking for any info about David, my Uncle. Born in Johannesburg, South Africa in 1934, he moved to Ireland maybe twenty/th...

22 December 2016 04:43
by Paul Bruce

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Inquest Records - Dublin 1873

I discovered recently that my great great grandfather drowned in the River Liffey whilst working for the City of Dublin Steam Pa...

09 December 2016 16:03
by Sandra Taylor

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Editing Family

Does anyone know how to edit a family tree. I need to remove a branch of my tree that was input wrongly.

24 October 2016 03:15
by Jennifer Nolan

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Anchonry - Sligo - Brennan

Hello - I'm trying to trace to an area in Sligo in the time period 1830-1860 and looking for a Matthew and Timothy Brennan. ...

20 October 2016 10:56
by tom robinson

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First World War

Hello - I'm looking for the regimental war diaries for the 1st Royal Scot Fusiliers - can anyone assist?

20 October 2016 10:16
by tom robinson

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Only some of import from ancestry not appeared.

Hi,

I have tried to import my tree from ancestry.com this evening and followed the user guide to do this...

18 October 2016 02:37
by Guest

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Army records

I found my grandad army records and it says on it he is from st kevin's parish can any one tell me does that mean that's...

18 October 2016 02:48
by Guest

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Newry Barracks

Can anybody tell me if other than military wives could give birth here? I have an Elizabeth Ann Quick born there cir 1847, but I...

18 October 2016 02:27
by Guest

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Need a Suggetion

Hi
Me Johan Elliya from Ireland I am looking for good seo company for get seo service for my website my some friend...

18 October 2016 02:21
by Guest

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Identifying a Uniform

I have a photograph of my Great Uncle (Thomas W Moore b.1906, Dublin) dressed in either an Army or Garda uniform. Can anyone ad...

06 July 2017 00:30
by Guest

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How to Print All Family Tree Pages

When I go to print my Family Tree, I can only get and print one page, of which there are several? How, can I print ALL of the Tr...

30 May 2016 00:05
by Les Warren

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Exchequer Writ

In 1814 T Scanlan spent 6 months in a Dublin Prison for Exchequer Writ and was then released as an insolvent. Does anyone know w...

05 July 2017 01:15
by Guest

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Frizelle, Wexford

My great grandfather came to america but was born in Wexford Ireland Born 28 March 1866 . His name was Nicholas J Frizelle.looki...

20 November 2019 23:55
by Guest

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cant get any information

I think this site is useless just parted with 10euro .waste of money

14 May 2016 04:26
by Guest

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Waters / Watters

I'm looking for my mothers, fathers family. As far as I know his name was either Sean or John Waters Watters he married Kat...

05 April 2016 07:36
by Patrick

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Missing marriage record

Hi am having trouble in finding my g grandparents marriage record Patrick O'Brien /Brien and Mary Finn both born about 1862 ...

31 March 2017 23:58
by Guest

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Getting an Irish Birth Certificate

Hey guys, so I hope this is the right place.

I recently started researching my family tree. My mum does n...

14 May 2016 03:31
by Guest

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JOHN MORAN

Hello, Trying to find birth and baptism dates for JOHN MORAN. This is what I know:-
He was born C1799 in Irel...

14 March 2016 04:00
by Robyne Moran

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James Alexander Henderson Directory 1856

How can I look at the whole directory, not just the page my ancestor is on? Or at least the previous page or so. The name of the...

12 March 2016 15:34
by Mary Kindel

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Lands Rented in 1800's and the Law

I would like to know if you are Farmer Joe and you were renting x amount of land during the time, then found guilty of "She...

12 May 2018 17:01
by Guest

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England v Ireland Legends charity 2016-02-27

The Club can announce today that the England v Ireland Legends charity match will be played on Friday 26th February, the day b...

12 May 2018 17:01
by Guest

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Ulster, County Armagh

I am doing research into my wife's ancestry (family name Barrett) and her old family tree documents say they lived in "...

14 May 2016 03:49
by Guest

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Businesses 1950's

Hello, newbie here. Can anyone recommend where I can look up an address and find out what business was there. I know about Thoma...

06 July 2017 00:40
by Guest

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Confused.com

My Mother RIP died on the 7th December 2003 in Ballinalsoe co.galway but can not find her anyway really frustrated help?????

31 December 2016 00:43
by Guest

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1939 Register Help

Hi, i have purchased a record that my Gt grandmother is on. In the address part there is this: 8.5.45 QDA M I dont understand...

06 July 2017 00:34
by Guest

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Christening Place number

I have found the following information for some of my ancestors:
Christening Place 225, BROOKEBORO, FERM, IRE

05 November 2015 11:20
by Shane

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Subscriptions

Whats the limit on the subscriptions ?
there are a number of points when you find something

18 October 2016 11:40
by Guest

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HELP

I have started the tree okay but family members are getting duplicated and becomes complex to look at and then I cannot find the...

11 February 2016 04:12
by Guest

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Help!!

I have subscribed from 18th July - 8th Sept, No: SIS01-DC-6357281732623164444; when I search for someone, it tells me to upgrade...

23 July 2015 19:48
by Sheila

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SMYTH /SHERIDAN FAMILIES

I'm trying to find my Irish relatives. My father was James Smyth from Granard and his sister was Kathleen Smyth married Jame...

11 February 2016 00:37
by Guest

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Life is so much fun whether you are single or you have a partner. Sex is something we can’t ignore and it is the top ultimate de...

23 February 2015 18:45
by Yandel Idbell

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Slaters directory by business search

I need to find a business in the Slater directory from 1870, how can I search by county? I don't have the name of the owner...

29 January 2015 23:01
by mec

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help

cant seem to find any births on here regarding relations i have put in the right info and dates and it shows nothing especially ...

24 January 2015 14:41
by Marian Palmer

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Davis Family (sutton surrey englsnd)

I am trying to find any family member in sutton surrey england my grendfather name was sidney arnold davis b,1881 sutton and his...

07 January 2017 10:01
by Guest

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William Martin Dooley

Like most, I am needing help! My grandfather, Tom Dooley, I believe, was born in Clonmel, Tipperary in 1889. He had two brothers...

11 January 2015 01:49
by Holly Tomas

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James Nolan

I am trying to find info on my Gt, Grandfather, James Nolan, born c1820 Queens Co. he married Mary Tracy born c1830 Co. Tipperar...

01 April 2017 01:16
by Guest

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gedcom

Trying to upload a gedcom file. But no success. Arrow just keeps going in circles like it's trying.

06 July 2017 00:24
by Guest

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Barrett/Holland

My great grandmother was Margaret Mary Barrett
Born in Co.Cork In 1893
Parent Thomas Barrett and Margaret Holland
I...

10 September 2017 00:56
by Guest

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new member

i am a new member and have signed up in ireland for 9.95 for one month and i cant access the service record from the first world...

22 August 2014 22:40
by pol o frithil

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Family

Any ideas on how this forum actually works. Looking for information on my fathers history as all I have is where he was born , d...

01 January 2017 02:24
by Guest

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Looking for my biological father.

My name is Donna. I am looking for a man called Diarmuid Kennedy Mcmahon or Macmanus. He may be my Biological father. I was born...

21 November 2019 00:04
by Guest

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Delarue in Ireland

Looking for the parents of my ancestor John Doloreux(Delarue). He enrolled in the 20th regiment on foot, i have all his military...

28 July 2014 17:39
by Michele Grondin

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Researching in Person

My mother and I will be travelling to Ireland later next month. We have some living relatives in Kilkenny but believe we need to...

06 July 2017 00:29
by Guest

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Find Records

have details of my great grandmothers death certificate but cannot find the correct records on this site can any one help

16 July 2014 21:41
by paula mullane

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Import question

hi Ijust joined the site and am looking to build my family tree
can you please tell me how i can import my findings ...

18 June 2014 18:02
by margaret donnelly

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06 July 2017 00:46
by Guest

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Or, rather, 'games' - as we've said formerly it looks like Assassin's Creed Cosplay Costumes 5 will be launched ...

06 July 2017 00:58
by Guest

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smith/mcgrath/lynch

checking out vincent street/ goldenbridge area also connection with 1a north terrace had a pub in vincent street near convent ni...

06 July 2017 01:05
by Guest

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Address used in 1841 census B of H ?

Hi All,
Looking into my family tree and knew we had a Scottish connection, I have found a relative and their address ...

05 May 2014 21:21
by maryalice

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Assassin's Creed Cosplay 5 will be launched

We now have another hint as to when Assassin's Creed Cosplay Costumes 5 will be launched.Rumours recommend that an formal in...

24 February 2018 10:53
by Guest

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Bridget fitzharris

Still can not find out where she was born

06 July 2017 00:58
by Guest

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BMD records

I need some advice with my Beamish research.
According to some records ie LDS and Beamish book - Beamishs are shown as bein...

31 December 2016 05:17
by Guest

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Canty

Does anyone have or know anyone who has the name Canty I am thinking of doing my Husbands family tree and was told the name is ...

14 May 2016 04:54
by Guest

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Passport issue

My father was born in Waterford City in 1923, he sadly passed away in 1999. My issue is that I've now moved to Ireland and I...

06 July 2017 00:42
by Guest

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