John Grenham


  The original code and data for the Placenames, Surname search, Subscription and Ancestor search sections of Irish Ancestors come from GRENHAM'S Irish Recordfinder, a stand-alone expert system for Irish genealogy. You can find out more at John Grenham's web-site.

The Browse section of Irish Ancestors is based on the fourth edition of John Grenham's Tracing your Irish Ancestors. This was published in 2012, by Gill and Macmillan outside the U.S. and in the U.S. by the Genealogical Publishing Company, and is available online from both firms.


Contact details:

  • Gill and Macmillan Ltd. Goldenbridge, Dublin 8, Ireland
    Telephone: +353 1 453 1005, Fax: +353 1 454 1688
    Visa/Access (Mastercard) welcome.
    Price: €22.99
    ISBN: 9780717150243
  • Genealogical Publishing Co., Inc., 1001 N. Calvert St., Baltimore, MD 21202, U.S.A.
    Telephone: +1 410 837 8271; Fax: +1 410 752 8492
    Price: $19.99
    ISBN: 9780806318974
    Library of Congress Catalogue Card Number 92-74687

Tracing Your Irish Ancestors is © John Grenham 1992-2012. The extracts from the book contained in Irish Ancestors may be downloaded or printed for personal use only. Copying, reproduction or transmission of these extracts for commercial purposes is not permitted.

  • The material in the magazine section is largely based on other work by John Grenham, including Clans and Families of Ireland (1993), Irish Family Names (1997) and articles originally published in Ireland of the Welcomes.