Author Archive for M.C. Moran

Burial of Thomas Dunn

Courtesy of Bruce B. Gordon, a response (with a great photograph!) to my query,  ’Was Thomas Dunn buried at St. Bridget’s RC Cemetery at Stanleyville?‘ Thomas Dunn, who died 30 December 1886 at North Burgess (Lanark Co., Ontario) and whose…

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Now online at PRONI (Public Record Office of Northern Ireland), a searchable placename index to the Valuation Revision Books, covering the counties of Antrim, Armagh, Down, Fermanagh, Londonderry and Tyrone between the years 1864 to 1933.

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The British Isles Family History Society of Greater Ottawa (BIFHSGO) is hosting its 19th Annual Family History Conference in Ottawa, September 20-22, 2013. The focus will be on Ireland.

Cause of Death for James Hourigan?

A couple of family connections have told me that James Hourigan, son of Thomas Hourigan and Julia Moran, died in the Great Fire of 1870. Their source of information was apparently Alec Lunney’s “My Maternal Ancestors,” which I posted here.1…

1842 Upper Canada Census Online

Via John Reid’s Anglo-Celtic Connections, the 1842 Upper Canada Census (or some [most?] of what survives, at any rate) is now online (and free of charge!) at FamilySearch.org. Not that I’m complaining, because online access (and free of charge, at…