Genealogy Research Sources

Genealogy Research Sources Available in Louth County Reference Library

  • Local history books and directories.
  • Tithe Applotment Books - available on microfilm.
  • Freeholders Lists - 1820's - names of occupiers of land, and landowners' names.
  • Griffith's Valuation - 1854.
  • 1901 & 1911 Census records of Co.Louth - available on microfilm.
  • The library offers a genealogical research service, for which the principal research sources is our database of Catholic church records of Co. Louth, which cover the period from the mid 1700's up to 1900. These records cover 20 parishes, with a total of over 258,000 entries.


For more information on family history/genealogy, email: or tel: 042-9324323