Genealogy / Family History

Genealogy / Family History


Before you start researching your family history ...

Familiarise yourself with the resources available from Guide to our collection and History Online.

Equally important is, understanding the complex land division units in County Cavan from Places in Cavan.


Try to find out the following information before you begin:

Family Name
Townland Name


Local Studies can be busy at times, therefore it is important to make an appointment by telephone, or email before planning your visit to Johnston Central Library.

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