Using the PRONI eCatalogue to find the PRONI references for the Griffith's Revision Books and Maps for Ballymoney Town

GRIFFITH'S REVISION BOOKS

To find the PRONI refs. of the revision books for Ballymoney you will need to type in the phrase Electoral Division of Ballymoney and choose Match Phrase rather than the default which is Match ALL Words. If you simply type in Ballymoney you will get some 78 books covering the entire Poor Law Union of Ballymoney.

Also, notice that you must insert / in the correct places otherwise you will get a nil return.

Here are the results of the search.

These are the books that I consulted when researching the whereabouts of the family of William John Frizzell in Ballymoney. You will see copies of the relevant pages in this case study. In order to see exactly where he lived you will need the relevant valuation maps.

VALUATION MAPS

To find the PRONI refs. of the relevant large scale street maps of Ballymoney you just type in Ballymoney in the Any Text box and VAL/12/E* in the PRONI Ref. box. The * ensures that all maps catalogued as VAL/12/E for Ballymoney will be brought out in the search.

Here are the results of the search.

I have given the references of all of the maps that I have used in the case study.

If you are ordering the valuation material for townlands in the rural areas it is a little bit different - see the paper Griffith's Revision Books and Maps for the townland of Glenlough, Parish of Ballymoney.

Copyright 2012 W. Macafee.