by James G. Ryan
Published by the Ancestor Network, this is an extensively revised and updated edition of their acclaimed guide to ancestral research on the families of county Sligo. In particular, many new on-line genealogy sources have been added.
The new edition is filled with information on what the records contain, and how and where they can be accessed. It includes guidance on researching in Irish archives and on the many on-line sources now available. It is well illustrated with maps and with examples of the types of records to be found, and with other relevant background material. It also provides an understanding of the social history of Sligo and how this history has affected the keeping and survival of records. There is also a comprehensive index.
Tracing Your Sligo Ancestors has a foreword by the Sligo Heritage and Genealogy Society, a sure stamp of approval. The layout of the books is extremely straightforward with easy to follow examples. With the text helping you through the most relevant material and archives, some unique to the county being studied, these guides will be useful to anyone interested in finding out more about their own family or indeed any history project requiring primary source research.
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