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This is a partial bibliography describing various books and reference material available to Walsh genealogical researchers. Please feel free to share any information you may have on this material, or on any additional material that may exist.


THE LAMENT FOR JOHN MACWALTER WALSH WITH NOTES ON THE HISTORY OF THE FAMILY OF WALSH 1170 - 1690
Author: Joseph Cyrillus Walsh; foreword by James J. Walsh, Ph.D.
Published in: New York 1925, 246 pages.
Published by: Kelmscott Press, 253 West 47th St, New York
Availability: out-of-print search links (below). Google Books search (snippet view)
Availability: National Library of Ireland Ir 9292 w 20; LDS Family History Library microfiche, BRITISH Film 990402 Item 6


THE HISTORY AND ANTIQUITIES OF THE DIOCESE OF OSSORY
Description: contains various history about County Kilkenny, covers various Walsh families of Kilkenny (in Volume IV)
Author: Reverend William Carrigan
Published: Four volumes. First published in Dublin; Sealey, Bryers & Walker (1905). Reprinted, Kilkenny (1981).
Availability: Google Books search; libraries containing Irish Studies, or out-of-print search (below)


NOTA ET SYNOPSIS GENEALOGIAE COMITUM DE WALSH AUT WALLIS
Note and Synopsis of the Genealogy of Walsh or Wallis (an account of the first of the name who settled in Ireland)
Description: a latin text of a certificate prepared for two men of the family of Walsh, officers in the army of Brandenburg
Published by: William Hawkins, Ulster King at Arms, in 1769
Published in: Transactions of the Ossory Archaeological Society, v. 2, pp. 95-98, 1880-1883
Availability: Google Books search, or see this partial translation.


THE WALSHS OF CASTLEHOWEL [CASTLE HOEL]
Author: Patrick J. Walsh and J. J. Walsh
Published: Privately bound, 177pp., 1975?
Availability: Photocopy of typescript available at FHL - Call #929.2415 W168wc. FHL Location - JSMB FAMHIST Large Q Book


HISTORY OF THE WALSH CLAN 1170 - 1970
Review: History of the Walsh family of Ireland, with some details of family members and relatives in Wales, England, France, Spain, Austria, Hungary and elsewhere.
Author: Patrick J. Walsh, Kilkenny.
Published: Privately bound, 94pp., 1976?
Availability: FHL (LDS Family History Library microfiche) BRITISH Fiche 6035504
Also see Some Pages from the Book (contributed by Bob Barrett)


A ROYALIST FAMILY IRISH AND FRENCH (1689-1789) AND PRINCE CHARLES EDWARD
Description: correspondence, records and pedigrees related to the Earls Walsh and Counts Walsh de Serrant (translated from French)
Author: Murray MacGregor, A.G.
Published by: Edinburgh, Brown, 123 pages, 1904.
Availability: Google Books search; also try out-of-print search (links below)


UNE FAMILLE ROYALISTE IRLANDAISE ET FRANCAISE
Description: the original French version of the 1904 book by Murray MacGregor [above].
Published in: Nantes, 1903
Availability: Nat'l Library of Ireland's family history section Ir. 9292 w 1


"HISTOIRE GENEALOGIQUE ET HERALDIQUE DES PAIRS DE FRANCE, DES GRANDS DIGNITAIRES DE LA COURONNE, ...
Title: ...DES PRINCIPLES FAMILLES NOBLES DU ROYAUME, ET DES MAISONS PRINCIERES DE L'EUROPE".

Description: covers each of the generations beginning with the first Philip Walensis (Walsh) of the 12th century.
Author: Jean Baptiste Pierre Jullien de Courcelles
Published: Volume VI, Paris, 1826
Availability: unknown


A 'LOST' HISTORY OF THE WALSH FAMILY, 1588
Description: Lawrence Walsh's genealogy from Walynus [1169] to his Kildare/Meath family of the 16th/17th century.
Author: Nollaig Ó Muraíle
Published in ÉIGSE: A Journal of Irish Studies - vol. 30 (1997), pp. 133-57.
Availability: copies obtained through - National University of Ireland, 49 Merrion Square, Dublin 2.


NOTES ON THE NORMAN-WELSH FAMILY OF WALSH IN IRELAND, FRANCE AND AUSTRIA
By: R. W. Walsh, Member
Published in: Journal of the Royal Society of Antiquaries of Ireland 75, pp 32-44, 1945
Availability: The JRSAI may be available in major Irish Universities, out-of-print search (below), or contact the RSAI at: Royal Society of Antiquaries of Ireland, 63 Merrion Square, Dublin 2, Telephone/Fax: (01) 6761749


BURKE'S LANDED GENTRY OF IRELAND
Description: 1958 edition, six Walsh families were recorded in this work.

BURKE'S IRISH FAMILY RECORDS

Description: 1976 edition, one Walsh and one Walshe were recorded in this work.
Published by: Burke's Peerage Ltd, London - ISBN 0 85011 18 1
Availability: Interlibrary loan


PEDIGREE OF WALSH OF CRANNAGH, COUNTY ROSCOMMON
Author: Valentine Hussey Walsh
Published in: The Journal of the Association for the Preservation of Memorials of the Dead, Vol VII (1907-09) 700
Published by: The Association for the Preservation of Memorials of the Dead, Ireland
Availability: The pedigree is cited available in Burke's Irish Family Records


GENEALOGIE DE LA MAISON DE WALSH
Author: M. de Corcelles (Courcelles)
Published in: Paris, 1825
Availability: Nat'l Library of Ireland's family history section Ir. 9292 w 13


THE FOREIGN BRANCHES OF THE FAMILY OF WALSH
this book covers the French, Austrlan and other foreign branches of the family of Walsh.
By: Valentine Hussey Walsh (from articles he earlier published in 'The Genealogist')
Published in: 1904 (revised edition, 2005)
Availability: out-of-print search, or in major libraries.


THE FRENCH BRANCHES OF THE FAMILY OF WALSH
this article records the descents and marriages in the family of Walsh of Ballynacooly (Kilkenny), and descended French and Spanish families.
By: Valentine Hussey Walsh
Published in: The Genealogist, V. 17, pp. 36-43, 90-99, 153-158; Exeter, 1900
Availability: out-of-print search, or in major libraries.


THE AUSTRIAN BRANCHES OF THE FAMILY OF WALSH
this article records the details about the family of Walsh of Carrickmines (Dublin), and descended Austrian and Hungarian families.
By: Valentine Hussey Walsh
Published in: The Genealogist, N.S.V. 17, pp. 217-24; V. 18, pp. 79-88; Exeter, 1901.
Availability: out-of-print search, or in major libraries.


THE HUSSEY-WALSH MANUSCRIPTS
an extensive collection of wills, chancery and exchequer bills, decrees, pleadings and pedigrees related to the Hussey and Walsh families and other related families. The collection has a complete index of persons.
Availability: libary holdings of The Irish Genealogical Reseach Society, The Irish Club, 82 Eaton Square, London, SW1W 9AJ, England.


NOTES ON THE NORMAN-WELSH FAMILY OF WALSH IN IRELAND, FRANCE and AUSTRIA
By: R. W. Walsh
Published in: Journal of the Royal Society of Antiquaries of Ireland, vol. 75, pp.32-44, 1945.
Availability: out-of-print search, or in major libraries.


THE CASTLE OF CARRICKMINES AND ITS HISTORY
By: F. E. Ball
Published in: Journal of the Royal Society of Antiquaries of Ireland, Part 3, Volume 31, pp. 195-203; 1901
Availability: Google Books search. The Journal of the RSAI may be available in major Irish Universities, or in out-of-print searches.


A MUCH DISPUTED LAND: CARRICKMINES AND THE DUBLIN MARCHES
this article contains early history and records related to Carrickmines, and includes discussion and a pedigree of the Walshes of Carrickmines
By: Emmett O'Byrne
Published in: Medieval Dublin IV, pp, 229-252, Four Courts Press, 2003.
Availability: Four Courts Press, out-of-print search, or in major libraries.


WALSH - KELLY Notebooks
Early Irish Records

These manuscripts contain records of Walsh and other families in the late 18th and early 19th centuries, particularly in southern Kilkenny County, Ireland. They act as substitutes for census, probate and other records which were destroyed in the Dublin 'Public Record Office' fire of 1922, which destroyed a large part of the genealogical records for Ireland . The manuscripts are kept at the Genealogical Office (GO) in Dublin, Ireland, and have been microfilmed for the LDS Family History Center in Salt Lake City.
Availability: GO 683-686, LDS film 100158


WALSH, THE NAME AND THE ARMS
Author: Martin and Allardyce (9 pages)
Published in: 1910
Published by: Frankford, Phila., PA.
Available: out of print book search


EXTRACTS FROM THE 1821 CENSUS FOR KILCASEY [KILKEASY], KILKENNY, IRELAND
Microfilm copy of typewritten extracts (1 p.) at the Genealogical Department, Dublin, Ireland.

Entries for Walsh surname only. Ms. no. 685,
Availability: LDS film - FHL BRITISH Film 100158 Item 134


EXTRACTS FROM THE 1821 CENSUS FOR OUTRATH, KILKENNY, IRELAND
Microfilm copy of typewritten extracts (2 p.) at the Genealogical Department, Dublin, Ireland.

Entries for Kelly, Corcoran, and Walsh surnames only. Ms. no. 685.
Availability: LDS film - FHL BRITISH Film 100158 Item 121


KILKENNY, IRELAND: WILL ABSTRACTS
Microfilm copy of typewritten extracts (18 p.) at the Genealogical Department, Dublin, Ireland.

Will abstracts for Walsh, Purcell, Healy, Hollohan, Knock, Lewis, Jackson, Murphy, Doyle, Blake, Dowley, Fitzgerald, Kelly, Hart, and related families of County Kilkenny. Ms. no. 685.
Availability: LDS film - FHL BRITISH Film 100158 Item 97


WALSH: FAMILY RECORDS
Microfilm copy of original manuscripts, typescripts and published material (ca. 220 p.) in The Castle, Dublin, Ireland.

Includes wills, chancery bills, correspondence, pedigrees and authorities for Walsh, Davis, Fisher, Graydon, Swanton, Wyer and related families. Also includes copy of a reprint from The landed gentry of Ireland entitled "Pedigree of the family of Hussey Walsh of Cranagh and Mulhussey, County Roscommon" and portions of two books, The Walshs of Castle Hoel (Kilkenny) and The foreign branches of the family of Walsh, which traces the French and Austrian Walsh families. Ms. no. 794.
Availability: LDS film - FHL BRITISH Film 257810 Item 7


PREROGATIVE WILLS OF IRELAND: COUNTY KILKENNY
Microfilm copy of typewritten extract (1 p.) at the Genealogical Department, Dublin, Ireland.

List of wills for Walsh, Kelly, Archdekin, Birch, Dowling, Doyle, Malone, Marum, Rice and Birch surnames only. Ms. no. 685.
Availability: LDS film - FHL BRITISH Film 100158 Item 98


DEEDS OF THE WALSH FAMILY, BARONS ORMATHWAITE, 1612-1871
Published: Cambridge : Chadwyck-Healey, 1988
Related Material: Trinity College, Dublin inventory title is: Ormathwaite addenda [6070064] Ormathwaite deeds [6070065]
Availability: LDS Film records - FHL BRITISH Fiche 6070065


THE SURNAME WALSH [pp. 23] No. 4
Author: Sean Murphy
Published: in the periodical Irish Roots (1995)
Availability: Irish Roots, Belgrave Publications, Belgrave Avenue, Cork, Ireland.


JOHN MCWALTER WALSH
A short narrative about this early 17th century Gaelic poet
Author: Michael Jordan
Published: Old Kilkenny Review, No. 15, pp 19-21 (1963).
Availability: Larger libraries containing Irish Studies


THE WALSH FLAG
Author: Patrick Walsh
Published: Old Kilkenny Review, No. 25, pp 48 (1973).
Availability: Larger libraries containing Irish Studies


THE WALSH FAMILY OF LOWER GRANGE, GORESBRIDGE, COUNTY KILKENNY
Author: John Kirwan
Published: Old Kilkenny Review, No. 49, pp 89-106 (1997).
Availability: Larger libraries containing Irish Studies


THE WALSH FAMILY OF BALLYVADDEN
Includes Walsh, Casey, Donovan, Dunphy, Fielding, Halley, Lenihan, Murphy and related families
Published: Manuscript (On Film). Author: Edmund Walsh Kelly.
Availability: LDS Family History Library - FHL BRITISH Film 100159 Item 1


THE DESCENDANTS OF WILLIAM AND MARY WALSH RONAN
of Castlemartyr,, Co. Cork and Middletown, Ct. 1820-1990

Author: Katherine R. Cooper
Published: Gateway Press, Baltimore 1991
Availability: National Library of Ireland Ir 9292 c 39


FAMILIES OF COUNTY WEXFORD
Compendium of local surname histories
Author: Hilary Murphy
Published: Geography publications Dublin 1986 ISBN: 0 906602 07 6
Availability: National Library of Ireland Ir 9292 m 60


FAMILY NAMES OF COUNTY CORK
Author: D. O'Murchadha
Published: Glendale Press Dublin 1985
Availability: The Genealogical Office


WALSH A RECORD AND SKETCH OF HUGH WALSH'S FAMILY
Description: Hugh Walsh was the youngest son of Samuel Walsh and Elizabeth Allison. Hugh resided near Killingsley, County Down, Ireland. At the age of nineteen, he emigrated to America and landed in Philadelphia ca. 1764. He moved to New York and married Catherine Armstrong 16 November 1775. They were the parents of eight children. Hugh died 15 November 1817. Descendants lived in primarily in New York.
Author: William Walsh (21 pages)
Published: Newburgh, N.Y. : Newburgh Journal Publishing, 1903
Availability: Higginson Book Co.
LDS Film Record: FHL US/CAN Film 1697604 Item 6


SOME WELCH / WELSH / WALSH FAMILIES OF NORTH CAROLINA:
With the John R. ASHE Material.

Author: Iris Carter Jones (Editor),Barbara Mahoney (Editor)
Published: Links Gene May 1996
Availability: ISBN#: 0962006769 Barnes and Noble.


IRISH GREEN AND UNION BLUE: The Civil War Letters of Peter Walsh
Edited by Lawrence Frederick Kohl with Margaret Cossé Richard.
Peter Walsh was color sergeant in the 28th Massachusetts Volunteers. This book gives a good feel for the times.
S131 170 pages, 6x9 hardcover, $24.95 to $27.50
Availability (6/98): http://broadviewbooks.com/military.htm
or Read Ireland; or search out of print book sellers.


JOHN WALSH m. ANN EMBLIEN
1931, chart of descendants with family.
Author: Albert W. Lang
Availability: Interlibrary loan, or out-of-print search (below)

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The preceding article was compiled by Dennis J. Walsh, © 2009


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