More Useful Links

Photographs and records of gravestones taken by Jane Lyons:

Facebook Group run by her dedicated to Laois:

Facebook Group Irish Brickwalls:

Tipperary Links:

Despard search Surname type “Despard”

RootsWeb List of all Despards:

Wills & archives:

Comhairle Chontae Laoise – Laois County Council – History of Laois
Edward Marcus Despard of Coolrain
Crime and Punishment in Queen’s County: Agrarian Crime of the 1830s and Famine Crime 1845 – 1849 – Laois Heritage Society
Portarlington and the Huguenots
Laois subscribers to Lewis Directory A-F (Laois (Queens)) – RootsChat.Com
County Laois : Buildings of Ireland : National Inventory of Architectural Heritage
Royal Irish Constabulary (Laois (Queens)) – RootsChat.Com
Laois subscribers to Lewis Directory A-F (Laois (Queens)) – RootsChat.Com
Dr. Jane Lyons’ Blog Index –
Laois Genealogy
The Workhouse in Mountmellick, Co. Laois (Queen’s)
Irish Resources
Related Surnames
Surname Cross-Reference Search (1847-1864)
Griffith’s Valuation
Clones Genealogy Resources & Parish Registers | Fermanagh
Ireland Genealogy Projects Archives
Ireland Schools Genealogy – FamilySearch Wiki
XO Ireland
Ireland XO Insight – Read all about it! | Ireland Reaching Out
Parish Toolkit | Ireland Reaching Out
Ireland XO Insight – 2016 Resource Guide | Ireland Reaching Out
Irish Gravestone Records
Welcome to Irish Genealogy – Irish Genealogy
County Laois Genealogy
Irish Origenes: Use Family Tree DNA to Discover Your Genetic Origins | Clans of Ireland | Irish Surnames Map | Irish Genealogy, Irish Surnames, Clans of Ireland, Irish Surname Map, Irish Castles
Kitty’s Library
The Genealogy of County Laois (Queens)
Gravestone Inscriptions | Tipperary Studies