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== Record Description ==
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== 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.
  
This collection contains Land Valuations of Ireland listing land owners and occupants.
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== Citation for This Collection  ==
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== Record Content ==
  
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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[[Image:Ireland Valuation Lists DGS 4208574 29.jpg|thumb|150px|right|Valuation List]]
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[[Image:Ireland, Valuation Revision Books DGS 4689591 35.jpg|thumb|150px|right|Valuation Revision Book]]
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'''Valuation list records''' may contain any of the following information:
  
[[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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*Names of the Occupiers and Lessors  
 
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=== Record Content  ===
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The key genealogical facts in the Ireland Valuation Lists usually include the following:
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[[Image:Ireland Valuation Lists DGS 4208574 29.jpg|thumb|right]]
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*Townlands and Occupiers
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*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
  
== How to Use the Record ==
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== How to Use the Record ==
  
{{Incomplete Section}}
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To search this collection, it is helpful to know:
  
== Related Websites  ==
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*The name of your ancestor
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*Identifying information such as the county, electoral division and ward
  
*[http://www.valoff.ie/search/search.asp Valuation List Search]
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=== Search the Collection ===
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'''To browse by image:'''<br>
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To search the collection you will need to follow this series of links:<br>
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⇒Select "Browse through images" on the initial collection page<br>
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⇒Select the appropriate "County/City"<br>
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⇒Select the appropriate "Electoral Division"<br>
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⇒Select the appropriate "Parish"<br>
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⇒Select the appropriate "Townland"<br>
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⇒Select the appropriate "Ward"<br>
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⇒Select the appropriate "Street" which takes you to the images.
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Look at the images 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.
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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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*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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*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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*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.
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== Related Websites ==
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*[http://www.dfpni.gov.uk/lps/index/property_valuation/valuation-of-property/valuation-lists.htm Valuation Lists Information]
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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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*[http://www.irishorigins.com/ IrishOrigins.com]
  
== Related Wiki Articles ==
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== Related Wiki Articles ==
  
[[Ireland]]  
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*[[Ireland Land and Property]]
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*[[Ireland Genealogy Websites]]
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*[[Ireland Genealogy|Ireland]]
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*[[Ireland Maps#Online_Maps|Ireland Maps]]
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*[[Ireland History]]
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*[[Lesser Known Irish Sources at the Family History Library]]
  
== Contribution to This Article  ==
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== Related FamilySearch Historical Articles ==
  
{{Contributor_invite}}
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*[[Ireland, Valuation Office Books (FamilySearch Historical Records)]]
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*[[Ireland, Civil Registration Indexes (FamilySearch Historical Records)]]
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*[[Ireland, Calendar of Wills and Administrations (FamilySearch Historical Records)]]
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*[[Ireland, Landed Estate Court Records (FamilySearch Historical Records)]]
  
== Citing FamilySearch Historical Collections  ==
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== Contribution to This Article ==
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{{Contributor_invite}}
  
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.
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== Citations for This Collection ==
  
A suggested format for keeping track of records that you have searched is found in the wiki article [[Help:How to Cite FamilySearch Collections]].  
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When you copy information from a record, you should list where you found the information; that is, cite your sources. This will help people find the record again and evaluate the reliability of the source. 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. Citations are available for the collection as a whole and each record or image individually.
  
=== Citation Example for a Record Found in This Collection  ===
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'''Collection Citations:'''<br>
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{{Collection citation| text = "Ireland, Valuation Lists, 1864-1930." <i>FamilySearch</i>. http://FamilySearch.org : accessed 2014.  Citing Office of the General Valuation of Ireland, Dublin, Ireland and Public Record Office of Northern Ireland, Belfast .}}
  
{{Incomplete Citations}}
 
  
“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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'''Image Citations:'''<br>
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Latest revision as of 21:54, 2 February 2015

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.

You will be able to browse through images in this collection when it is published.

Record Content

Valuation List
Valuation Revision Book

Valuation list 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 know:

  • The name of your ancestor
  • Identifying information such as the county, electoral division and ward

Search the Collection

To browse by image:
To search the collection you will need to follow this series of links:
⇒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 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.

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

  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 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.
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Don't overlook FHL Place Ireland items or FHL Keyword Ireland items in the FamilySearch Library Catalog. For other libraries (local and national) or to gain access to items of interest, see Ireland Archives and Libraries.

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Contribution to This Article

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Citations for This Collection

When you copy information from a record, you should list where you found the information; that is, cite your sources. This will help people find the record again and evaluate the reliability of the source. 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. Citations are available for the collection as a whole and each record or image individually.

Collection Citations:

"Ireland, Valuation Lists, 1864-1930." FamilySearch. http://FamilySearch.org : accessed 2014. Citing Office of the General Valuation of Ireland, Dublin, Ireland and Public Record Office of Northern Ireland, Belfast .


Image Citations:

The citation for an image will be available on each image once the collection is published.



 

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