Checklist of Resources
Checklist of Co. Longford Resources
Co. Longford has more than the normal array of family history resources available to the researcher. In addition to those listed below, many of the Church of Ireland parish registers have survived, but are not available either online or by microfilm. Some are under local control and others are at the Representative Church Body (RCB) Library in Dublin.
Resources to consider:
1659 Pender's "Census" - Mormon FHS Film #0924648 not many individuals listed, but has number in many of the townlands
1726-1727 Protestant householders, Abbeylara, Abbeyshrule, Ardagh, Clonbroney, Clongesh, Kilcommock, Killashee, Rathreagh, Shrule, Taghshiny, list compiled for the distribution of religions books, located in the Edgworth Papers, National Library of Ireland M1502
1747-1805 Freeholders, Registration book, National Archives of Ireland, M2745
1708-1810 Deed & Lease Indexes by Place (Townland), covering Longford, Mormon FHS Film #0100386, #0100408, originals can be ordered from the Deed Registry, or book version on Mormon FHS films once Vol-Page-Item number known.
1788-92 Voters List & Freeholders 1788 & 1792, transcription on this website. For originals, National Archives of Ireland M 2486 8, also National Library of Ireland Pos 1897, and Mormon FHS Film #0100888
1795-1862 Charlton Marriage Certificates, National Archives of Ireland M2800, index (Accessions, Vol. 37)
1796 Spinning Wheel Premium List 1800-1835 Freeholders, Mormon FHS Film #100181, also see online resources
1793-1833 Militia Lists online for some of these. For more, see Mormon FHS Film #1279275
1800-1840 Freeholder Lists, Mormon FHS Film #0100181
1811-1820 Index of Deeds and Leases by townland for Longford - Mormon FHS Film #0100430
1823-1838 Tithe Applotments 1828-1836, Transcription by Guy A. Rymsza
1820-1840 Mosstown Estate Records, Mormon Film #1279275
1834-1854 Victorian 6-inch to the mile maps, download from Irish Origins website (has lot numbers corresponding to Griffiths Valuation).
1847-1851 Killashee Parish "Speculum Gregis" - Lists Protestants in Parish Killashee.
1854 Griffith's Valuation, search and download records with details of land amounts and lot numbers from Irish Origins website. Also,indexed in County Longford Survivors of the Great Famine, Leahy, Longford, 1998 - has map
1854 Townland Name Index online
1901 Census, available by search online from National Archives, Dublin, full index in Leahy, County Longford and its People, Dublin, Flyleaf Press, 1980 - has map
1911 Census, available by search online from National Archives, Dublin
Harman-King Estate Papers
Newcommen Estate Papers - Mormon FHS Film #1279275
Ardagh Diocese Marriage Bond Index - online at Longford Ancestry; also Mormon FHS Film #0100869
Alumni Dublinensis - Graduates of Trinity College - Mormon FHS Film #099038
1689-1799 Miscellaneous Longford Records - Mormon FHS Film #0100214
RC Parish Registers online
See LINKS section of this website for more excellent resources online