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New and exclusive: Dublin workhouse records 1841-1919

Available online for the first time, you can now explore over 2.5 million Dublin workhouse registers and poor law union board of guardians minute books. These fascinatingly detailed records span the time of The Great Famine right into the early twentieth century and detail some of the poorest dwellers of the Irish capital. Will you discover your destitute Dublin ancestors?

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Off The Record - for all the collections you may have missed

With thousands of new records being added to Findmypast every week, it's easy to forget all the hidden gems available on the site. Off The Record is our new regular blog which will highlight the records you may have overlooked or missed out on. With a dedicated theme in each instalment, our latest edition looks at some of our amazing local record collections...

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The latest Australian resources

We added millions of new records from all over Australia during May. Highlights include over 530,000 additional Victoria inward passenger lists, 1839-1923, over 45,000 Queensland wills and Northern Territory births, marriages and deaths. See if you can trace the many Irish who moved down under in these exciting new additions.

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Rebecca Duffy entered the South Dublin Union Workhouse in 1895. What year was she born?

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