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{{FamilySearch_Collection
 
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== Record Description  ==
 
== Record Description  ==
  
Records in this collection are for the years 1864 to 1930.
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This collections contain General Valuations of property in Ireland beginning in 1864. Properties were valued annually from 1864 until the 1930s. Each volume covers approximately ten years, each year changes in owner, acreage, and value were recorded.  
 
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This collection contains Land Valuations of Ireland listing land owners and occupants.
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== Citation for This Collection  ==
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The following citation refers to the original source of the data and images published on FamilySearch.org Historical Records. It may include the author, custodian, publisher, and archive for the original records.
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{{Collection citation| text = <!--bibdescbegin-->"Ireland, Valuation Revision Lists, 1864-1930." ''FamilySearch'' (https://familysearch.org); Office of the General Valuation of Ireland, Dublin, Ireland. FHL digital images. Family History Library, Salt Lake City, Utah.<!--bibdescend-->}}
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[[Ireland Valuation Lists (FamilySearch Historical Records)#Citation_Example_for_a_Record_Found_in_This_Collection|Suggested citation format for a record in this collection.]]
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=== Record Content  ===
 
=== Record Content  ===
  
The key genealogical facts in the Ireland Valuation Lists usually include the following:  
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<gallery perrow="3" heights="120px" widths="160px" caption="Ireland Valuation Lists Record Examples">
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Image:Ireland Valuation Lists DGS 4208574 29.jpg|Valuation List
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Image:Ireland, Valuation Revision Books DGS 4689591 35.jpg|Valuation Revision Book
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[[Image:Ireland Valuation Lists DGS 4208574 29.jpg|thumb|right]]
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These records may contain any of the following information:  
  
*Townlands and Occupiers  
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*Names of the Occupiers and Lessors  
*Immediate Lessors  
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*Description of Tenement  
 
*Description of Tenement  
*The area of&nbsp;land  
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*Name of the county, town land, Electoral Division and district
*Number of buildings on land  
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*Area of Occupier
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*How many Lands, buildings, Railways, Fisheries, Tolls and Half Rents the occupier owns
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*The area of land  
 
*Valuation total  
 
*Valuation total  
 
*The name of County  
 
*The name of County  
*The occupier's name
 
*The lessor's name
 
 
*Name of Parish  
 
*Name of Parish  
 
*The name of electoral division
 
*The name of electoral division
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== How to Use the Record  ==
 
== How to Use the Record  ==
  
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To search this collection, it is helpful to knowon:
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*Name of ancestor
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*identifying information such as the county, electoral division and ward
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==== Search the Collection  ====
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To search the collection image by image select "Browse through images" on the initial collection page:<br> ⇒Select the appropriate "County/City" <br> ⇒Select the appropriate "Electoral Division" <br> ⇒Select the appropriate "Parish"<br> ⇒Select the appropriate "Townland"<br> ⇒Select the appropriate "Ward"<br> ⇒Select the appropriate "Street" which takes you to the images.
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Look at the images one by one comparing the information with what you already know about your ancestors to determine if the image relates to them. You may need to look at several images and compare the information about the individuals listed in those images to your ancestors to make this determination. Keep in mind:
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*There may be more than one person in the records with the same name.
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*You may not be sure of your own ancestor’s name.
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*Your ancestor may have used different names or variations of their name throughout their life.
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=== Using the Information  ===
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When you have located your ancestor’s record, carefully evaluate each piece of information given. Save a copy of the image or transcribe the information. These pieces of information may give you new biographical details. Add this new information to your records of each family. You should also look for leads to other records about your ancestors.
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=== Tips to Keep in Mind  ===
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*Titles may be clues to property ownership, occupations, rank or status within the community.
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*If your ancestor was both the landlord and occupier, they generally owned the land.
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*If the property was an estate, there may be manorial records.
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*If it was a business, there may be other commercial records.
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=== Unable to Find Your Ancestor?  ===
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*Look for variant spellings of the names. You should also look for nicknames and abbreviated names.
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*Look for an index. There are often indexes at the beginning of each volume. Local genealogical and historical societies often have indexes to local records.
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*Search the indexes and records of nearby localities.
  
 
== Related Websites  ==
 
== Related Websites  ==
  
*[http://www.valoff.ie/search/search.asp Valuation List Search]
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*[http://www.valoff.ie/search/search.asp Valuation List Search]  
 
*[http://www.proni.gov.uk/no.4_-_valuation_records__81kb_.pdf Valuation Lists Descriptions]
 
*[http://www.proni.gov.uk/no.4_-_valuation_records__81kb_.pdf Valuation Lists Descriptions]
  
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A suggested format for keeping track of records that you have searched is found in the wiki article [[Help:How to Cite FamilySearch Collections]].  
 
A suggested format for keeping track of records that you have searched is found in the wiki article [[Help:How to Cite FamilySearch Collections]].  
  
=== Citation Example for a Record Found in This Collection  ===
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== Citation for This Collection  ==
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The following citations refer to the original source of the data and images published on FamilySearch.org Historical Records. It may include the author, custodian, publisher, and archive for the original records.
  
{{Incomplete Citations}}  
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{{Collection citation| text = "Ireland, Valuation Lists, 1864-1930." <i>FamilySearch</i> (https://familysearch.org); Citing Office of the General Valuation of Ireland. Dublin, Ireland.}}  
  
“Argentina, Buenos Aires, Catholic Church Records, 1635-1981,” images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org: accessed 28 February, 2012), La Plata &gt; San Ponciano &gt; Matrimonios 1884-1886 &gt; image 71 of 389 images, Artemio Avendano and Clementina Peralta, 1884; citing Parroquia de San Ponciano en la Plata, Buenos Aires, Argentina, Matrimonios. San Ponciano, La Plata, Buenos Aires.  
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{{Collection citation| text = "Ireland, Valuation Revision Lists, 1864-1930."<i>FamilySearch</i> (https://familysearch.org); Citing Office of the General Valuation of Ireland. Dublin, Ireland.}}
  
 
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[[Category:Ireland]]

Latest revision as of 22:47, 19 February 2014

FamilySearch Record Search This article describes a collection of historical records scheduled to become available at FamilySearch.org.

Contents

Record Description

This collections contain General Valuations of property in Ireland beginning in 1864. Properties were valued annually from 1864 until the 1930s. Each volume covers approximately ten years, each year changes in owner, acreage, and value were recorded.

Record Content

These records may contain any of the following information:

  • Names of the Occupiers and Lessors
  • Description of Tenement
  • Name of the county, town land, Electoral Division and district
  • Area of Occupier
  • How many Lands, buildings, Railways, Fisheries, Tolls and Half Rents the occupier owns
  • The area of land
  • Valuation total
  • The name of County
  • Name of Parish
  • The name of electoral division

How to Use the Record

To search this collection, it is helpful to knowon:

  • Name of ancestor
  • identifying information such as the county, electoral division and ward

Search the Collection

To search the collection image by image select "Browse through images" on the initial collection page:
⇒Select the appropriate "County/City"
⇒Select the appropriate "Electoral Division"
⇒Select the appropriate "Parish"
⇒Select the appropriate "Townland"
⇒Select the appropriate "Ward"
⇒Select the appropriate "Street" which takes you to the images.

Look at the images one by one comparing the information with what you already know about your ancestors to determine if the image relates to them. You may need to look at several images and compare the information about the individuals listed in those images to your ancestors to make this determination. Keep in mind:

  • There may be more than one person in the records with the same name.
  • You may not be sure of your own ancestor’s name.
  • Your ancestor may have used different names or variations of their name throughout their life.

Using the Information

When you have located your ancestor’s record, carefully evaluate each piece of information given. Save a copy of the image or transcribe the information. These pieces of information may give you new biographical details. Add this new information to your records of each family. You should also look for leads to other records about your ancestors.

Tips to Keep in Mind

  • Titles may be clues to property ownership, occupations, rank or status within the community.
  • If your ancestor was both the landlord and occupier, they generally owned the land.
  • If the property was an estate, there may be manorial records.
  • If it was a business, there may be other commercial records.

Unable to Find Your Ancestor?

  • Look for variant spellings of the names. You should also look for nicknames and abbreviated names.
  • Look for an index. There are often indexes at the beginning of each volume. Local genealogical and historical societies often have indexes to local records.
  • Search the indexes and records of nearby localities.

Related Websites

Related Wiki Articles

Ireland

Contribution to This Article

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Citing FamilySearch Historical Collections

When you copy information from a record, you should list where you found the information. This will help you or others to find the record again. It is also good to keep track of records where you did not find information, including the names of the people you looked for in the records.

A suggested format for keeping track of records that you have searched is found in the wiki article Help:How to Cite FamilySearch Collections.

Citation for This Collection

The following citations refer to the original source of the data and images published on FamilySearch.org Historical Records. It may include the author, custodian, publisher, and archive for the original records.

"Ireland, Valuation Lists, 1864-1930." FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org); Citing Office of the General Valuation of Ireland. Dublin, Ireland.
"Ireland, Valuation Revision Lists, 1864-1930."FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org); Citing Office of the General Valuation of Ireland. Dublin, Ireland.

 

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