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Category: Geneology Research

  • Summary all Families of Knox, Co. Monaghan

    The following article is the second in a series by Jerry Strum who has been researching  his Rodden/Rudden ancestors. The first article “Rudden (Rodden) family of Monaghan and Scotland” is available here Again, many thanks for sharing this Jerry. December 5th 2017 This document is based on 1827 Tithe Applotment, Completed 1861 Valuation Survey, Drumully […]

  • Tithe Applotment Books

    Visit the Tithe Applotment Books Website The Tithe Applotment Books are a vital source for genealogical research for the pre-Famine period, given the loss of the 1821-51 Census records. They were compiled between 1823 and 1837 in order to determine the amount which occupiers of agricultural holdings over one acre should pay in tithes to […]

  • Irish Census Records – A Guide to What’s Available

    Irish Census Records Taken from the Irish Times Website. Official Censuses in Ireland Full government censuses of the whole island were taken in 1821, 1831, 1841, 1851, 1861, 1871, 1881, 1891, 1901 and 1911. The first four-1821, 1831, 1841 and 1851-were largely destroyed in the fire at the Public Record Office in 1922; surviving fragments […]

  • 1821 Census – Update

    I stumbled upon this , it may be of interest to some of you? 1821 Census Townland of Killynure Parish of Crosserlough Barony of Castlerahan County of Cavan Unless otherwise stated all houses are one Storey high. House Number 1 Thomas Cooke – Age 16 – Farmer Sally Cooke – His Wife – Age 44 […]

  • Killoughter Cemetery – Head Stones

    The following photographs were taken in the autumn of 2012 at the old and new cemeteries, Killoughter, Redhills, Co Cavan. If anyone has images they would like to share please forward them to me.  

  • 1821 Census

    As many of you know, the records in Ireland are often sparse the further back you go. One of the few surviving parishes of the 1821 census was Drung with the following Rudden families listed. Are any of these your ancestors? Drumheriff Matthew Rudden 50 farmer Catherine Rudden 50 Mary Rudden 20 Margaret Rudden 10 […]

  • Research Information

    With all the excitement from the ‘Calling all Rudden’s’ Facebook page, I have been doing a little more digging into my own family tree and came across the following resources you may find interesting (if you are already aware of these apologies for duplicating the  information). 1901 & 1911 Irish Census The National Archives of […]