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The Septs Submissions

Upcoming The Septs Issues and Themes
Our intent is to provide good information for members to assist them in doing their Irish genealogy. Do you have such information? You do not have to be a member to submit an article or story.

April 2019    Land and Tax Records   - submit by: February 1, 2019
Suggestions for articles: Griffith’s Valuation and Tithe Applotment records; using U. S. tax and land records; maps; Registry of Deeds.
July 2019   Principles of Good Genealogy  - submit by: May 1, 2019
Suggestions for articles: Getting started the right way; purpose and essence of source citation. Proving identity and relationships; having a style for recording dates, places, and names. What kind of records are there? Where are the records? What is in the records? 
October 2019   Key Elements of Irish Genealogy  - submit by:  August 1, 2019
Suggestions for articles: Irish names, Irish places, key Irish records, key dates that affect Irish genealogy; finding an immigrant’s place of origin. 
January 2020    Key Websites in Depth   - submit by: November 1, 2019
Suggestions for articles: RootsIreland,, John Grenham,, Ancestry, FamilySearch, AskAboutIreland.


Possible topics:

  • First person stories, whether successful or not, are helpful to others planning their research. Someone may benefit from your experiences!
  • Lists involving Irish: passenger lists, cemetery inscriptions, church records, census transcripts, etc.
  • Contemporary letters to or from Ireland.
  • Travels in Ireland and doing research there.

What do you get? The eternal gratitude of thousands and the psychic badge labeled "author"! Plus the satisfaction of knowing that you have significantly advanced the cause of Irish genealogy!