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Irish Resources for Family Historians: Church and Parish

This State Library of South Australia guide highlights resources available at the Library as well as various databases and websites that may assist your search for ancestors in Ireland


This page focuses on the denominations that can be found in Ireland and not their baptismal, marriage and death registers. Details about the registers can be located on the Birth, Death and Marriage tab.

Books on denominations in Ireland

Available for use within the State Library

Resources available at the Library

Registers Available at the Library

Religious Census 1740, 1766 & 1775

The original returns were lost in the destruction of the Public Record Office of Ireland in 1922 but some transcripts made by the antiquarian and genealogist, Tenison Groves, have survived.