Local History Online

This resource provides free digital access to full-text files, images and other related information from our local studies collection. Explore Waterford newspapers, photographs, journals, books, genealogical records, local places and subjects.

Digital editions of local historical newspapers including the Dungarvan Leader, Dungarvan Observer and Waterford Chronicle.
Browse popular Waterford heritage collections including the Annie Brophy collection, Lawrence collection and more.
Journals & Books
Digital editions of Decies, the Journal of the Waterford & South-East of Ireland Archaeological Society and full text books of Waterford interest.
Online resources, information and advice on how best to approach your Waterford based family history research.
Burial Records
Includes the surviving burial registers and maps of early Sanitary Authorities. Also features Thompson's Funeral Books from 1874.
Searchable database of townlands and civil parishes featuring location maps and related resources along with Irish and English audio files to assist with local placename pronunciation.
Waterford stories and themes illustrated with resources from the cultural collections of Waterford City and County Council.
Death Register Database
Searchable database of civil records from 1864 to the early 1900s.
Trade Directories Database
A useful searchable resource for researchers looking for people in trades and professions in the 19th and 20th centuries.

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