Cork City & County Archives

Cork City CouncilCork County CouncilUniversity College Cork
Funded by Cork City Council, Cork County Council & UCC
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Sources for Genealogy and Family History in the Cork City and County Archives

PLEASE NOTE: We do not hold civil birth marriage and death records: These are held by the General Register Office of Ireland.

See our Online Digital Archive section for some documents and records, such as cemetery records, that may be viewed online.  Most of the records relevant to genealogy listed below, and on our collections page, are accessed by appointment, in our public research room. You may also do a search of our online catalogue for personal names and place names. Enquiries are welcome: Email:

Unable to come to the Research Room? We also provide a limited free research service and a copying service.


Burial/Cemetery Records (mid/late 1800s - 1900s)

Poor Law Unions/Workhouses (1838-c1923)

Postal/Trade Directories and Almanacs (1821-1973)

Rate Valuation Lists (1853 - 1980)

Local Government Archives (1600s - 1990s)

Hospital Records (1880 - 1960)

National School Records (1865 - 1980)

Electoral Registers (1957-1984)

Other Records of Family History Interest

Sources Held Elsewhere