New Zealand

  • A gravestone inscription or newspaper obituary. These often give the person’s place of origin in Ireland.
  • New Zealand Registrar-General (for all birth, marriage and death information).
  • Will / Probate / Administration papers. These can be a useful source of more general family information.
  • Family letters / bibles. Through talking to relatives, people often find that old papers are still in existence that can help with this research.