Real People, Real History
People who pursue an interest in family history and genealogy tend to focus on the family they are interested in researching; the Irish census records for 1901 & 1911 contain valuable information that is vital in tracking down a person’s ancestors
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These census records also provide us with a wealth of information on the community in which these family members lived every day; these records not only tell us the age and occupation of the family members but also provides an insight on the type of houses they lived in, whether it was a rural or urban location
Houses & People
The records can tell us of the number of neighbours our ancestors had, the types of occupations that they worked at and what religion they adhered to, amongst other things. After all, as the African proverb states, “It takes a whole village to raise a child”
Here at Census Connections we use the Irish census returns of 1901 & 1911 to build a picture of the people who lived in these areas; we tell their stories, how they lived their lives, helping you to understand the social fabric of the community and its roots in the early nineteen hundreds.
- You will be able to discover the human stories behind the dry census data and find a wealth of information on the lives people lived over a century ago. From this we can tell types of houses our ancestors lived in, who their neighbors were, what job they worked at and lots of other interesting facts.
Enjoy browsing the site and please feel free to contact us if you have any questions or if you have information that you would like to share.
While we currently only have records available for Blarney, Matehy, Dripsey & Magourney early in 2019 we hope to have the data for Ballincollig available.