County Westmeath, Ireland GenWeb project
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Situated inland Westmeath is one of Ireland's most beautiful counties. This website is part of the IrelandGenWeb Project and is provided as a resource for individuals researching their Irish ancestors who originated in this area of Ireland.

This website is up for adoption. If you have an interest in coordinating it, please contact the Ireland County Coordinator.

If you have any ideas or suggestions of links that you would like to see on this website please email me. Queries regarding specific families should go to one of the query forums listed below.

We now have a section for Homepages. If you have a homepage relating to your Westmeath genealogy and would like a link to it from this site, please email me with details.


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Links to Irish Genealogy Information

Landowners in Co. Westmeath circa 1870s contributed by Jean Rice

The IGI Website

Irish Times A valuable source of records, including information on the registration of Births, Marriages and Deaths.

Free BMD (Births, Marriages and Deaths Database) hosted by Graham Hart, Ben Laurie and Camilla von Massenbach for Rootsweb

The National Archives of Ireland Cemetery records for Westmeath

Census Online Links to online census records - Westmeath

From Ireland, hosted by Dr. Jane Lyons - Westmeath Wills & Deeds

Researching Irish Names

Commonwealth War Graves Commission

Westmeath County Council - Genealogy Archives

Genuki Westmeath compiled by Brian Randell

Irish Family History Foundation - access to church, civil, land and census returns for Westmeath

Irish Genealogy Has a wonderful ship list

International Irish Genealogy Society

NZ's Genweb Project for Wellington, Manawatu & Horowhenua, hosted by Helen Cormack This site contains many names of people from Ireland

Walton Gaol H M Prison : List of Staff and Prisoners, 1881
Includes both male and female prison warders and prisoners, their occupations, age, and where they were born (including those from Ireland). Compiled by Martin Moore

IreAtlas, Townland Database

The Irish Ancestral Research Association (TIARA)

Will of MARGARET DOLAN (nee McLoughlin) of Westmeath - dated 14th October 1901 - Filed in Providence, Rhode Island USA Provided by Loree Muldowney

Cyndi's UK and Irish Sites Irish Research

Westmeath Examiner

Westmeath Tourism

Hotels in Ireland Hotel Ireland: Irish accommodation and hotel booking service.

The West - Counties Roscommon, Longford & Westmeath, Travelling around Ireland with Patricia Preston

Golden Pages Online Irish phone directory online

NI-online Genealogy resources, Irish placenames, surnames etc.

Archaic Medical Terms for Genealogists by Dr.Paul Smith

British Library Newspaper Library



CLAFFEY HOME PAGE hosted by Ann Claffee. Researching CLAFFEY of Moate, Co. Westmeath, and includes other info on the Claffey surname in Ireland.

GEOGHEGAN'S WEB WORLD compiled by Eddie Geoghegan

GRENHAM line in Athlone Co Westmeath hosted by Kaye Sass


DESCENDANTS OF JOHN MURRAY hosted by Edmundo Murray



Genforum - Westmeath Genealogy Forum - Westmeath Query Forum

CousinConnect - Westmeath Genealogy Forum

Westmeath Mailing List
A mailing list for anyone with a genealogical interest in County Westmeath, Ireland.You must be a subscriber to post to the list. To subscribe send the word "subscribe" (without the quotes) as the only text in the body of an email to

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Other mailing Lists for Ireland, hosted by Rootsweb

Other Mailing Lists Hosted by Rootsweb

Other Irish Sites of Interest

Eighteenth & Nineteenth Century Census Substitutes, provided by Patrick Hogan

Old Irish Naming Pattern

Irish Family Mottos

Irish Emigrant Publication


County Coordinator

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