Arses, Elbows and FOMARR

One of many best and most dreaded analysis errors is to overlook a document you didn’t find out about. This isn’t helped by some websites discouraging inmates from peeking over their backyard wall (I’m you, Ancestry). However there at the moment are a number of on-line transcripts of many record-sets, completed at completely different occasions and (typically) utilizing completely different copies. Every has its personal flaws and holes and when you don’t preserve an eye fixed out, you’ll be able to simply fall down the hole. I do know. I’ve completed it.

The three main collections of on-line Catholic register transcripts are the native heritage centres’ expensive transcripts at Rootsireland, Ancestry and FindMyPast’s  transcripts of the National Library of Ireland microfilms, free to view after registration, and an entirely separate collection on Ancestry only, of which extra beneath.

Pushed as ever by Worry of Lacking a Related File (henceforth “FOMARR”), years in the past I began itemizing discrepancies between Rootsireland and the NLI. The desk on the backside of this submit tries to provide an summary of all of the variations. Likely there are errors and omissions. Please let me know.

The third assortment shouldn’t be doable to incorporate, as a result of it’s only a pile of (splendidly clear) pictures of (bits of) 76 Catholic parish registers, some coming proper up into the twentieth century.  A full list is here. The photographs actually are distinctive – examine the primary web page of Bantry register on NLI and this Ancestry assortment:

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However Ancestry simply piles ’em excessive and lets researchers kind ’em out.  It’s onerous to not conclude that they don’t know their arse from their elbow. The issue is that Ancestry has so many arses and so many elbows.

 


Catholic Registers with discrepant transcripts

County Parish Remark
ANTRIM Ahoghill Rootsireland lists baptisms from 1844 however they really begin in 1864. Elsewhere baptisms are recorded from 1833.
Ballymoney Rootsireland has eight years of marriages not discovered elsewhere.
ARMAGH Ballymacnab Rootsireland has 25 years of early baptisms missed by NLI
Derrynoose Rootsireland has 17 years of early baptisms missed by NLI
CAVAN Moybologue The earliest NLI baptismal register is 40 years earlier than the Rootsireland transcript
CORK Aghada Rootsireland has an 18th-century baptismal register missed by NLI
Newmarket NLI has 13 years of early baptisms lacking from Rootsireland
Shandrum Rootsireland has two 18th-century registers missed by NLI
Cork city: St. Mary’s The one transcripts are by Ancestry and FindMyPast from NLI microfilm
DONEGAL Kilbarron NLI has 5 years of early baptisms missed by the LDS and Rootsireland
DUBLIN Artane, Coolock, Clontarf, Santry No NLI microfilm. Rootsireland from 1777
Ballybrack No NLI microfilm. Rootsireland baptisms from 1841
Bohernabreena No NLI microfilm. IrishGenealogy baptisms from 1868
Dublin city: St. Michael and John’s Earlier baptism register on IrishGenealogy
Naul No NLI microfilm. Rootsireland data from 1832
Sandyford Earlier baptismal register on IrishGenealogy
GALWAY Cappataggle Rootsireland has an 18th-century baptismal register missed by NLI
St. Nicholas (Galway city) NLI has seventeenth and 18th-century fragments missed by Roostireland
Killascobe Rootsireland  (and the LDS) have a really early fragmentary register missed by NLI
Loughrea Rootsireland has an early baptismal register missed by NLI
Moycullen NLI has 4 early baptismal and marriage registers missed by Rootsireland
Rahoon Rootsireland has an early baptismal register missed by NLI
KERRY Killorglin No NLI microfilm. Transcribed from 1798 on IrishGenealogy.
Moyvane 25 years of early baptism and marriage data on IrishGenealogy, lacking from NLI
Sneem Early baptism and marriage data on IrishGenealogy, lacking from NLI
KILDARE Athy Rootsireland has an 18th-century baptismal register missed by NLI
Ballymore Eustace NLI has an earlier baptismal register
Clane (Rathcoffey) NLI has a number of earlier registers than Rootsireland
Kill A number of early registers on Rootsireland (and Ancestry) not coated by NLI
KILKENNY Ballycallan Earlier baptismal and marriage registers on Rootsireland
Graignamanagh Earlier baptismal register on Rootsireland
Kilkenny city: St. John’s Earlier baptismal and marriage registers on Rootsireland
Kilmacow Earlier baptismal register on Rootsireland
Mullinavat Earlier baptismal register on Rootsireland
Galmoy Earlier baptismal register on NLI
LAOIS (QUEEN’S) Mayo and Doonane Earlier baptismal and marriage registers on Rootsireland
LEITRIM Bornacoola Earlier baptismal register on Rootsireland
Kiltoghart Rootsireland embrace data of Kiltoghart-Murhan lacking from NLI
Oughteragh Earlier baptismal register on Rootsireland
LIMERICK Bruff, Grange and Gilnogra Rootsireland has an 18th-century baptismal register missed by NLI
Feenagh Earlier baptismal register on Rootsireland
Limerick city: St. Patrick’s Earlier baptismal and marriage registers on Rootsireland
Monagea Earlier baptismal register on Rootsireland
LONDONDERRY Ballinascreen (Draperstown) NLI has 2 early baptism and marriage registers missed by PRONI and Rootsireland
Tamlaghtard Rootsireland has an early baptismal register missed by NLI
LOUTH Dunleer A lot earlier baptismal registers on Rootsireland
Togher Rootsireland contains baptisms and marriages 1829-1868 lacking from NLI
MAYO Backs A number of early registers on Rootsireland (and Ancestry) not coated by NLI
Ballycastle Earlier baptismal register on Rootsireland
Burrishoole Earlier baptismal register on Rootsireland
Crossboyne and Taugheen Earlier baptismal and marriage registers on Rootsireland
Kilbeagh Earlier baptismal register on Rootsireland
Kilcommon Erris No NLI microfilm. Transcribed from 1860 on Rootsireland
Kilvine No NLI microfilm. Transcribed from 1870 on Rootsireland
Tourmakeady Earlier baptismal and marriage registers on Rootsireland
MEATH Donymore (Curraha) Earlier baptismal register on NLI
Kildalkey No NLI microfilm. Transcribed from 1782 on Rootsireland
MONAGHAN Donaghmoyne Earlier baptismal and marriage registers on Rootsireland
Killanny Earlier baptismal register on NLI
OFFALY Aghancon A lot earlier baptismal and marriage registers on Rootsireland
Lusmagh Earlier baptismal fragment on NLI
Tullamore Earlier baptismal fragment on NLI
ROSCOMMON Oran No NLI microfilm. Rootsireland from 1865
Roscommon and Kilteevan Earlier baptismal register on Rootsireland
SLIGO Castleconnor Earlier baptismal and marriage registers on Rootsireland
Geevagh Earlier baptismal register on Rootsireland
Sligo: St. John’s Earlier baptismal, marriage and burial registers on Rootsireland
TYRONE Dungannon Rootsireland has an early baptismal register missed by NLI
WATERFORD Aglish Earlier baptismal register on Rootsireland
Ardmore Earlier baptismal register on Rootsireland
Clonmel: Ss Peter and Paul NLI has earlier marriage registers
Killea Earlier baptismal register on Rootsireland
Modeligo Earlier baptismal and marriage registers on Rootsireland
Stradbally Earlier baptismal register on Rootsireland
Waterford city: Ballybricken Earlier marriage register on Rootsireland
Waterford city: St. John’s Earlier baptismal and marriage registers on NLI
Waterford city: St. Patrick’s and St. Olaf’s Earlier baptismal and marriage registers on Rootsireland
WESTMEATH Nougheval No NLI microfilm. Rootsireland from 1857
WICKLOW Arklow Earlier baptismal fragment on NLI
Blessington Earlier baptismal and marriage registers at Rootsireland
Roundwood Earlier baptismal register on Rootsireland. Earlier marriage register on NLI