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Dublin Public Libraries

Principal Public Libraries with family history resources
Research services
Registrar General's Index
Census records
Electoral registers
Poll books
International Genealogical Index
Unpublished indexes
Parish registers
Published transcripts
Other materials
Guides to collections
Record Office address
Other information

Library Services URL:
Chapman County Codes (BS 6879): DUB

2. Principal Libraries with Family History resources

Dublin & Irish Collections
(Gilbert Library)
138-142 Pearse Street
Dublin 2
Tel: +353 001 674 4999
Fax: +353 001 674 4881
Contact: Dr Maire Kennedy

Opening hours:

Monday - Thurs: 1000-2000
Friday - Saturday: 1000-1700

Other Libraries:

3. Research Service

Service available?

Fee-based? No

Provided by local Record Office? Yes. Dublin Heritage Group, under the auspices of Dublin Public Libraries, Ballyfermot Public Library

4. Births, Deaths and Marriages

Registrar General's Indexes from 1837 (microform), or Registrar General for Scotland's Computerised Index from 1855.

Locations Not held.

5. Census returns

1901. Dublin only

6. Directories

6(a) County and Regional Directories

Wilson's Dublin Directory 1751-1753; 1761-1837
Pettigrew & Oulton's Dublin Almanac 1834-1847
Thom's Dublin Street Directory 1844 - present

6(b) City and Town Directories

6(c) Telephone Directories

7. Electoral registers and polls books

7(a) Electoral Registers

Dublin. [Current only] 1992-present

7(b) Poll Books

8. International Genealogical Index (IGI)

9. Unpublished Indexes

Index to school registers, Dublin
Wheatfield Prison Scheme, The Library, Wheatfield Prison, Clondalkin, Dublin 22

10. Parish Registers

Dublin City Centre Parishes - Church of Ireland. Microfilm:
St Peter's, St Catherine's, St John's, St Kevin's, St James', St Audoen's, St Werburgh's, St Nicholas Without, St Nicholas Within, St Stephen's, St Matthew's Irishtown, Kilmainham

11. Periodicals (excl. newspapers)

Irish Genealogist
Irish Ancestor
Dublin Historical Record
Irish Historical Studies
Range of Irish historical and literary periodicals

12. Published Transcripts of Archival Material

Calendar of Ancient Records of Dublin. 19 vols.

13. Other material

14. Guides to Collections

Catalogue of the Gilbert Library, Dublin, Browne & Nolan. 1918

15. Local Record Offices

Other information