Griffith's Primary Valuation is found in the FHLC
under IRELAND -- Land and Property. The Resource Guide The Ireland
Householders Index states: "Griffith's Primary Valuation Lists consist of 22
rolls of microfilm. They are arranged by county and then by union and
barony." The referenced 22 rolls of microfilm are #844,975 - #844,996.
However, these are only for the Republic of Ireland. There is a separate
series of valuation rolls for Northern Ireland. Although Griffith's is
arranged by poor law union, the FHL has compiled a list by civil parish on
Below is a listing of these films, county by county kindly provided by: Jim McNAMARA.
Also note: the Valuation Office will have these records including the
northern counties, and they will be the original books in colour, different
colours being used for each year's revisions.
FHLC Film #'s: 0,811,926-0,811,936 & 0,815,030-0,815,059
FHLC Film #'s: 0,840,820-0,840,829 & 0,840,832-0,840,840 &
No Land Revisions Records Filmed for Kilkenny County, only Griffith's
Valuation has been filmed.
Family History Library Catalogue films were indexed by County and Electoral
Division with Parish Townland names given (most of the time). An example of
Family History Library Catalog (FHLC) entry for a valuation list is shown
Reference Begins Valuation Lists for Clare County, Ballyvaghan Electoral
Authors: Ireland. Valuation Office (Main Author)
v. 1-2 Electoral divisions: Abbey, Carran FHL BRITISH Film 817288
v. 3-5 Electoral divisions: Castletown, Derreen, Drumcreehy FHL BRITISH
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All rights reserved.
One place to find the Electoral Division is the 1901 and 1911 census.
The Electoral Divisions are not referenced in the 'Alphabetical Index to the
Townlands and Towns of Ireland'.
Brian Mitchell's 'A New Genealogical Atlas of Ireland' describes the
makeup of Poor Law Unions: "The poor law unions of Ireland were subdivided
into 829 registration districts and 3,751 district electoral divisions, with
parishes and baronies being retained only as a means to make comparisons
with records gathered before 1898."
For counties not filmed, records are held by the: