County Fermanagh Ireland Genealogy
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County Fermanagh Ireland Genealogy below covers some additional sources of help that we found as well as those mentioned in the genealogy home page for northern Irish counties.

To extend your Ireland ancestry research further online another very useful ancestry websites resource is a family search at which has the largest online library of family history and family heritage information.

This includes census records, births, marriage and death records, military records and much more if you are tracing your family tree.

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County Fermanagh Genealogy Ireland

In the Great Famine of 1845-1850 , Fermanagh lost about a quarter of its people through death, migration or emigration.

Today their descendants populate parts of the UK, the United States, Canada, Australia and New Zealand. 

Today the population is one third of what it was at 55,000. Their are many famous descendants none more so than Neil Armstrong the first man on the moon!

Enniskillen Townhall

Enniskillen Townhall houses the Registrar's office for births, deaths, marriages and civil partnerships for Fermanagh from the mid 1800's.

Enniskillen Library

Browse local history publications, some records going back to 1870 .There are local newspapers going back to 1800s. 

If you are a signed up member which is free then you can search one of the largest on-line databases in the world as well as local databases.

The staff are very good and helpful and can also point you in other directions as well.

County Fermanagh Society History Society

This is a voluntary non-profit making organisation encouraging an interest in family ancestry search. They maintain a research centre preserve and publish resources and organise research visits for society members. Meetings are held on the third Saturday of the month in Enniskillen Library.

Genealogists and Tour Guides

These can be contacted through their guide association at For more information on County Fermanagh Genelaogy try also

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