Irish Inventors Series
In this first post in a new series we explore a rare and unusual ‘offline’ source for seventeenth and eighteenth century prisoners in the galley ships of France during the reign of Louis XIV.
In the last of our inventor’s series of blog posts we take a look at Sir Francis Beaufort, Irish hydrographer from Navan in Co. Meath
Irish chemist Robert Perceval in the family history records of findmypast.ie.
We take a look at the family history records of John Joly, famous geologist and physicist associated with discovering the first process for producing colour images.
Death record of John Philip Holland, the inventor of the submarine and native of Liscannor, Co. Clare in the Tipperary Clans Archive.