"Tyrone, a county of Ireland, province of Ulster, bounded NE by Londonderry, E by lough Neagh, SE by Armagh, S by Monaghan, SW by Fermanagh, and W by Donegal. It is about 43 Irish m. long, and from 18 to 33 broad, and contains 35 parishes. A great portion of it is rough and mountainous; in many parts the soil is rich and fertile, and equally calculated for tillage or for pasture. Principal rivers, the Blackwater, Foyle, Mounterlouny, Drimna, Fentona, Owenreagh, Longfield, Derg, and Fin. The linen manufacture is in a most flourishing condition through the whole extent of the district. Pop. 259,691. Capital, Dungannon."
[From The New London Gazetteer (1826)]
- Roman Catholic Church Records - a listing.
The transcription for this county from the National Gazetteer (1868), provided by Colin Hinson.
FORUMS & MAILING LISTS
- Co Tyrone Mailing List
- From Ireland Net Courtesy of Jane Lyons
- The Ireland Genealogy Project's County Tyrone page, and its listing of the Project's available Tyrone Records.
- The Irish Ancestors website (subscription).
- Irish Ancestors' extensive County Tyrone website.
- The LDS FamilySearch Wiki's Ireland Online Genealogy Records.
- The Fianna website's pages for County Tyrone provide important addresses and extensive information about online and other genealogy resources.
- Roots Ireland (subscription) "offers access to a unique database of more than 20 million Irish records". Its Tyrone coverage includes Baptismal/Birth Records, Marriage Records, Burial/Death Records, Census Records, Gravestone Inscriptions, Griffith's Valuation (Free Access), and Census Substitutes.
- County of Tyrone Ireland Genealogical Research Website - "Over 1950 Pages of Co. Tyrone Resources"
- Transcriptions of Births/ Marriage/Deaths /and Burials from Parish Registers, Biographies, census', Hearth Money Rolls, taxes, Tithe Applotments, and so much more.
- Tithe Applotment Books for County Tyrone and its parishes are held at PRONI in Belfast. An index to the available Books, together with some transcriptions, is available online on the Rootsweb County Tyrone webpage.
- Griffiths Valuation entries for County Tyrone on the AskAboutIreland website.