Clew Bay Heritage Centre runs a very successful Genealogical Research Service for Westport and the Clew Bay Area.
This service is backed up by an extensive computer database, based on Church records, schools registers, rent rolls, cemetery records, census returns, local newspapers and street directories. We also have a wide network of local people with an exhaustive knowledge of the area, people and places.
Some comments from satisfied customers:
"Thank you for the best Christmas present I have received in my life. I cannot find words to express my appreciation of your wonderful efforts on my behalf, only to say a humble THANK YOU". F.Ferris, Cumbria, England
"Words cannot express the marvellous job you have done for this
family. When the letters arrived this morning, my first call was to my mother and aunt (80 and 90 years of age). All sorts of memories were triggered by the information you sent." M.E. Chambers, Cleveland, Ohio.
Westport Historical Society Family Research
In order to ascertain if Westport Historical Society can provide a genealogical history for your family please fill out and submit the following online form
We will inform you promptly by email If a history is possible for your family
If it is possible, and you wish you wish to proceed, a fee of 90 euro will cover preliminery report and administration costs, and includes an initial search of all source material.
Payment for this service can be made online - see bottom of this page
Answer as many questions as possible. If you have any further information not covered by the questions please add this. Do not be deterred if you cannot answer many questions. Give married name, maiden name etc. if both are known.
(give any information on Births/Baptism e.g. date, or approx. date, parish etc.)
(List any information on marriage(s) if they occurred in Ireland - date, place, etc.)
(List any information from death records, inscriptions, cemetery, etc.)
(Give all details known on ancestor's emigration.)
(Give townland and parish if possible.)
(List parents, brothers, sisters or other known relatives.)