Dome Shadow Press: Find Your Irish Ancestors, County Longford Surname Directory, & New Pre-Famine Genealogy Sources
Dome Shadow Press publishes and distributes County Longford Residents Prior to the Famine: A Transcription and Complete Index of the Tithe Applotment Books of County Longford, Ireland (1823 - 1835) by Guy A. Rymsza. This reference volume is available in hardcover and CD-ROM editions and includes a full name index of over 12,600 tithe payers, a recapitulation of the tithe payer records arranged alphabetically by townland, and 27 civil parish maps of townlands, with common place names cross-refernced to post 1830s standardized place names, plus 3 maps of Longford's main land divisions. Major surname roots include FARRELL, REILLY, KIERNAN, BRADY, CORMACK, KENNY, SCALLY, CASEY, DONAGHOE, and MURTAGH, but over 1240 are represented. They can be viewed in a surname directory at the Web site, along with sample pages and ordering information.