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Kerry County 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Unpublished indexes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): KER

2. Principal Libraries with Family History resources

Killarney Genealogical Centre
Cathedral Walk
Co. Kerry
Tel: 353 (0)64 35946
Fax: -
Email: -
Contact: -

Opening hours:

Hours not given

Other Libraries:


3. Research Service

Service available? Yes

Fee-based? Yes

Provided by local Record Office? No
4. Births, Deaths and Marriages

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

Locations Access to Registrar General indices at local level

5. Census returns

1901 Ireland
1911 Ireland (available at National Archives, Bishop Street, Dublin)

6. Directories

6(a) County and Regional Directories

Slaters Directory 1846
Guy's Postal Directory 1886
(among others)

6(b) City and Town Directories


6(c) Telephone Directories

Current, local

7. Electoral registers and polls books

7(a) Electoral Registers

Current, local

7(b) Poll Books


8. International Genealogical Index (IGI)

1996 edition. Microfiche

9. Unpublished Indexes


10. Parish Registers

Indices to Parish Registers, Diocese of Kerry. 54 parishes. Indexing ongoing (write to Centre for details of parishes indexed to date)

11. Periodicals (excl. newspapers)


12. Published Transcripts of Archival Material


13. Other material

Griffiths Valuation of Tenements, Ireland c.1850
Tithe Applotment Books c.1830

14. Guides to Collections


15. Local Record Offices

All branches of Kerry County Library for back-up local history information
Tel: 066 21200
Fax: 066 29202
Email: -

Other information

Copy of Centre brochure attached.