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Cork City Library

Principal Public Libraries with family history resources
Research services
Registrar General's Index
Census records
Electoral registers
Poll books
International Genealogical Index
Unpublished indexes
Parish registers
Published transcripts
Other materials
Guides to collections
Record Office address
Other information

Library Services URL:
Chapman County Codes (BS 6879): COR

2. Principal Libraries with Family History resources

Cork City Library
Cork City
Grand Parade
Tel: 021 277110
Fax: 021 275684
[email protected]
Contact: -

Opening hours:

No opening hours given

Other Libraries:


3. Research Service

Service available? No


Provided by local Record Office?
4. Births, Deaths and Marriages

Registrar General's Indexes from 1837 (microform), or Registrar General for Scotland's Computerised Index from 1855.

Locations -

5. Census returns


6. Directories

6(a) County and Regional Directories

County Cork. 1787-1945 (incomplete)

6(b) City and Town Directories

Cork City 1787-1945 (incomplete)

6(c) Telephone Directories

7. Electoral registers and polls books

7(a) Electoral Registers

Cork City 1943- ongoing

7(b) Poll Books


8. International Genealogical Index (IGI)

1988 edition (Ireland). Microfiche. Cork City Library, Grand Parade, Cork

9. Unpublished Indexes

Indexes to articles of local interest from local periodicals and newspapers

10. Parish Registers

A number of the parish registers for North West Cork are transcribed in a compendium of genealogical information edited by Albert Casey entitled 'O'Kief, Cosh Mang, Slieve Lougher'. This was published in 15 volumes in Birmingham, Alabama. It contains genealogical information pertaining to the Kerry-North West Cork region.

11. Periodicals (excl. newspapers)

Journal of the Cork Historical and Archaeological Society 1892- ongoing

12. Published Transcripts of Archival Material


13. Other material


14. Guides to Collections

Bibliography attached (scannable)

15. Local Record Offices

Southern Health Board Registry Office
Liberty Street
Tel: 021 275126
Fax: -
Email: -

Other information

All the material listed above is held in the Local Studies Dept.