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The web page of The Journal of the Old Drogheda Society has been updated to include the Contents of the 2014 issue of the publication. List of books relating to County Louth updated. The web page of the Journal of the County Louth Archaeological & Historical Society has been updated to include the Contents of the 2014 Journal. 01 September 2015 I have added the sixty names of the Men and Officers of The Louth Militia Light Company, 1797, updated the list of books relating to County Louth and added some 300 names in the List of the first Louth Militia Officers and Men 1793.

Louth and WWI

1914-1918 - The Returned Army: County Louth Servicemen in the Great War by Donal Hall. This is an on-going list, now with some 1,600 names, that complements his book on County Louth war dead (more than 800 recorded). The list has been updated with the names of 60 men from the Australian Forces, all with County Louth connections. The commitment of men and women to the war effort was immense.

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With so much genealogical information lost in the Public Records Office fire of 1922, census substitutes can be vital in genealogical research. Some of the lists found on my County Louth web site are quite obscure, but give an indication of the alternative sources - those all-important census substitutes - often essential when researching your family history. There are nearly two hundred and fifty pages of information, containing around 100k County Louth-related names, to be found here, so you may prefer to use the Site Map when browsing or the new Google search engine at the top of the page.

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  • 1654 The Barony of Dundalk in the Down Survey

    The distribution of the estates forfeited in consequence of the Rebellion of 1641.

  • 1665-1882 Index to County Louth Title Deeds

    An index of around 7,000 names found in title deeds published in the Journal of the County Louth Archaeological & Historical Society

  • County Louth in 1837

    From Lewis's Topographical Dictionary. Includes List of County Louth Subscribers.