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Wexford 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Unpublished indexes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: http://www.wexford.ie/
Chapman County Codes (BS 6879): WEX

2. Principal Libraries with Family History resources

Wexford Branch Library
Teach Shionoid
Abbey Street
Tel: +353 53 21637
Fax: +353 53 21641
[email protected]
Contact: Jarlath Glynn

Opening hours:

Monday: closed
Tuesday: 1300-1730
Wednesday: 1000-1630, 1800-2000
Thursday: 1000-1730
Friday: 1000-1730
Saturday: 1000-1300 (closed Bank Holiday weekends)

Other Libraries:

Enniscorthy Branch Library,
Lymington Road, Enniscorthy,
Co. Wexford,
Contact: Clare Kelly.
Tel: +353 54 36055
email:Clare Kelly.

New Ross Branch Library,
Barrack Lane,
New Ross,
Co. Wexford,
Contact: Joan Lambert.
Tel: +353 51 421877
email:Joan Lambert.

3. Research Service

Service available? Yes

Fee-based? No

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 In Ireland
For Co. Wexford contact Sheila Fielding, Registrar, Wexford Co. Clinic, Grogan's Road, Wexford
Available from 1864 to date

5. Census returns

1901 census only. Microfilm. All Co. Wexford. Available Wexford Branch only

6. Directories

6(a) County and Regional Directories

Bassett's Directory 1885. Co. Wexford. Available all branches

6(b) City and Town Directories

As for 6a above
Wexford Almanac 1910. Wexford Branch

6(c) Telephone Directories

7. Electoral registers and polls books

7(a) Electoral Registers

Current Electoral Register only. All branches

7(b) Poll Books


8. International Genealogical Index (IGI)

On order

9. Unpublished Indexes


10. Parish Registers

Microfilm. Roman Catholic Registers - Diocese of Ferns (incomplete) [limited access]
Photocopies: Church of Ireland Parish: Inch-by-Gorey
Photocopies: Church of Ireland Parish: Ferns
Photocopies: Methodist registers c.1820-1900; Co. Wexford
Transcription: Methodist meeting lists 1819-1846; Co. Wexford

11. Periodicals (excl. newspapers)

Wexford Historical Society Journal Nos 1 to date
The Past, vols 1 to date
Kilmore Parish Journal Nos 1 to date
Taghmon Parish Journal
All Branches

12. Published Transcripts of Archival Material


13. Other material

1798 Collection. Wexford branch.
Griffith's Valuation Lists (1853). All branches.
Tithe Applotment Books (1823-1838). Wexford branch.
Memorials of the Dead: Gravestone inscriptions to 1880. All branches

14. Guides to Collections


15. Local Record Offices


Other information