Saturday, 28 December 2013

French Settlers in Ireland

Eddie Connolly is posting an interesting series of articles on his An Extraction of Reflection blog at http://anextractofreflection.blogspot.co.uk, concerning French Settlers in Ireland. The articles are taken from the Ulster Journal of Archaeology from 1853-1854 and include potted histories of many families that settled in the north of the island, particularly around Lisburn in County Down.

The first parts of the series are available via the following links:

Part 1
http://anextractofreflection.blogspot.co.uk/2013/11/the-french-settlers-in-ireland-no-1.html

Part 1 (continued)
http://anextractofreflection.blogspot.co.uk/2013/12/the-french-settlers-in-ireland-no-1-pt2.html

Part 2
http://anextractofreflection.blogspot.co.uk/2013/12/the-french-settlers-in-ireland-no-2.html

Part 2 (continued)
http://anextractofreflection.blogspot.co.uk/2013/12/the-french-settlers-in-ireland-no-2-pt-2.html

Part 3
http://anextractofreflection.blogspot.co.uk/2013/12/the-french-settlers-in-ireland-no-3.html

Well worth a read!

Chris

My latest book, Discover Scottish Civil Registration Records, is now available from http://www.gould.com.au (print) and http://www.gen-ebooks.com/unlock-the-past.html (ebook), whilst Tracing Your Irish Family History on the Internet is available at http://www.pen-and-sword.co.uk/Tracing-Your-Irish-History-on-the-Internet/p/3889/.

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