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Guide to '''Isle of Man ancestry, family history, and genealogy:''' birth records, marriage records, death records, census records, parish registers, and military records.
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==Country Information==
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The '''Isle of Man''' (Manx: '''Ellan Vannin'''), or simply '''Mann''' (Manx: '''Mannin'''), is a self-governing Crown dependency, located in the Irish Sea between [[Ireland Genealogy|Ireland]], [[Scotland Genealogy|Scotland]], [[England Genealogy|England]] and [[Wales Genealogy|Wales]]. The official languages of the Isle of Man are '''Manx Gaelic''' and '''English''' although, by the middle of the twentieth century only a few elderly native Manx speakers remained.<ref>Wikipedia contributors, "Isle of Man," in ''Wikipedia: the Free Encyclopedia,'' https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Isle_of_Man, accessed 28 April 2016.</ref>
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==Getting Started ==
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<h3>Getting Started with Isle of Man Research</h3>
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Links to articles on getting started with Isle of Man research.
*[[Manx Archives and Libraries|Archives &amp; Libraries]]
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*[[Isle of Man Civil Registration]]
*[[Manx Biography|Biography]]
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*[[Isle of Man Church Records]]
*[[Manx Cemeteries|Cemeteries]]
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*[[Isle of Man Names Personal]]
*[[Manx Census|Census]]
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*[https://manxnationalheritage.im/collections/library-and-archives/ Manx National Heritage] - research guides to FamilySearch online images for Manx.
*[[Manx Church Directories|Church Directories]]
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*[http://manxmanorialroll.com/ Manx Manorial Roll] - explanation of Manx records (focus on pre 1700 period) now online at FamilySearch (unindexed and unexplained).
*[[Manx Church History|Church History]]
 
*[[Isle of Man Church of England Parish Records (FamilySearch Historical Records)|Church Records]]
 
*[[Manx Civil Registration- Vital Records|Civil Registration]]  
 
*[[Manx Court Records|Court Records]]  
 
*[[Manx Directories|Directories]]  
 
*[[Manx Emigration and Immigration|Emigration &amp; Immigration]]
 
*[[Manx Gazetteers|Gazetteers]]
 
*[[Manx Genealogy|Genealogy]]
 
*[[Manx Gravestones|Gravestones]]
 
*[[Manx Historical Geography|Historical Geography]]
 
*[[Manx History|History]]
 
*[[Manx Land and Property|Land and Property]]
 
*[[Manx Language and Languages|Languages]]
 
*[[Manx Maps|Maps]]
 
*[[Manx Merchant Marine|Merchant Marine]]
 
*[[Manx Military Records|Military Records]]
 
*[[Manx Newspapers|Newspapers]]
 
*[[Manx Nobility|Nobility]]
 
*[[Manx Occupations|Occupations]]
 
*[[Manx Periodicals|Periodicals]]
 
*[[Manx Names, Personal|Personal Names]]
 
*[[Manx Place Names|Place Names]]
 
*[[Manx Poor Law Unions|Poor Law Unions]]
 
*[[Manx Probate Records|Probate Records]]
 
*[[Manx Schools|Schools]]
 
*[[Manx Societies|Societies]]
 
*[[Manx Taxation|Taxation]]
 
  
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<h3>Isle of Man Research Tools</h3>
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Links to articles and websites that assist in Isle of Man research.
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*[http://www.rootschat.com/forum/index.php?board=19.0 RootsChat Isle of Man]
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*[http://www.iomfhs.im/ Isle of Man FHS]
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*[http://www.genealogylinks.net/uk/england/isle-of-man/ Isle of Man genealogy links]
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*[http://www.manxbmd.com/ ManxBMD]
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*[http://www.genuki.org.uk/big/iom/ Genuki Isle of Man]
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*[[Isle of Man Websites|more websites ...]]
 
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{{Click|Image:IsleofMan ORP.png|Isle of Man Online Genealogy Records}}
__NOTOC__The '''Isle of Man''' (Manx: '''Ellan Vannin'''), or simply '''Mann''' (Manx: '''Mannin'''), is a self-governing Crown dependency, located in the Irish Sea between [[Scotland]]; [[England]]; [[Ireland]] and [[Wales]].
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== Isle of Man Clickable Map ==
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Genealogy records are kept on the local level in the Isle of Man.
  
The Isle of Man is neither part of the United Kingdom nor the European Union.
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The official languages of the Isle of Man are '''Manx Gaelic''' and English although, by the middle of the twentieth century only a few elderly native speakers remained.  
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== Jurisdictions ==
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Genealogy records are kept on the local level in the Isle of Man.  Click on a place below to go to the corresponding Wiki article listing more information.
  
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==== Parishes ====
  
The population of the Isle of Man is about 80,000. The main towns on the island are:  
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*[[Andreas, Isle of Man|Andreas]]
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*[[Arbory, Isle of Man|Arbory]]
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*[[Ballaugh, Isle of Man|Ballaugh]]
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*[[Braddan, Isle of Man|Braddan]] (includes Douglas)
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*[[Bride, Isle of Man|Bride]]
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*[[German, Isle of Man|German]] (includes Peel)
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*[[Jurby, Isle of Man|Jurby]]
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*[[Lezayre, Isle of Man|Lezayre]]
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*[[Lonan, Isle of Man|Lonan]] (includes Laxey)
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*[[Malew, Isle of Man|Malew]] (includes Castletown)
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*[[Marown, Isle of Man|Marown]]
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*[[Maughold, Isle of Man|Maughold]] (includes Ramsey)
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*[[Michael, Isle of Man|Michael]]
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*[[Onchan, Isle of Man|Onchan]]
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*[[Patrick, Isle of Man|Patrick]]
  
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*[[Rushen, Isle of Man|Rushen]]
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*[[Santon, Isle of Man|Santon]]
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== History  ==
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==FamilySearch Resources==
 
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Below are FamilySearch resources that can assist you in researching your family.
The island was inhabited as far back as the Mesolithic Period and came under Celtic influence during the Iron Age. It had a turbulent history and came under the rule of the Norse in 1079 but in 1266, Norway's King Magnus VI ceded the island to [[Scotland]]. The Isle of Man came under English control in the fourteenth century.  
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*[[Genealogy Help on Facebook|Facebook Communities]] - Facebook groups discussing genealogy research
 
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*[https://www.familysearch.org/ask/landing?search=getting%20started&show=lessons Learning Center] - Online genealogy courses
The head of state of the Isle of Man is the head of state of the [[United Kingdom]], who holds the title of '''Lord of Mann''' and is represented on the island by a '''Lieutenant Governor'''. The country's government, '''Tynwald''', thought to have been founded in 979, is one of the oldest established governments in Europe.
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*[https://familysearch.org/search/collection/location/1926993?region=Isle+of+Man Historical Records]
 
 
== Getting started with Isle of Man research  ==
 
 
 
*'''Browse by Topic:''' [[:Category:Isle of Man|Pages for the Isle of Man]]
 
 
 
== Jurisdictions (Parishes)  ==
 
 
 
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#[[Andreas, Isle of Man|Andreas]]
 
#[[Arbory, Isle of Man|Arbory]]
 
#[[Ballaugh, Isle of Man|Ballaugh]]
 
#[[Braddan, Isle of Man|Braddan]]<br>(includes Douglas)
 
#[[Bride, Isle of Man|Bride]]
 
#[[German, Isle of Man|German]]<br>(includes Peel)
 
#[[Jurby, Isle of Man|Jurby]]
 
#[[Lezayre, Isle of Man|Lezayre]]
 
#[[Lonan, Isle of Man|Lonan]]<br>(includes Laxey)
 
#[[Malew, Isle of Man|Malew]]<br>(includes Castletown)
 
#[[Marown, Isle of Man|Marown]]
 
#[[Maughold, Isle of Man|Maughold]]<br>(includes Ramsey)
 
#[[Michael, Isle of Man|Michael]]
 
#[[Onchan, Isle of Man|Onchan]]
 
#[[Patrick, Isle of Man|Patrick]]
 
#[[Rushen, Isle of Man|Rushen]]
 
#[[Santon, Isle of Man|Santon]]
 
 
 
== Research Tools  ==
 
 
 
*[[Isle of Man Births and Baptisms (FamilySearch Historical Records)]]
 
*[[Isle of Man Miscellaneous Records (FamilySearch Historical Records)]]
 
*[[Isle of Man Deaths and Burials (FamilySearch Historical Records)]]
 
*[[Isle of Man Marriages (FamilySearch Historical Records)]]<br>
 
*[[Isle of Man, Parish Registers (FamilySearch Historical Records)|Isle of Man, Parish Registers (FamilySearch Historical Records)]]
 
*[[Isle of Man Names Personal]]
 
 
 
*[http://www.iomfhs.im/ Isle of Man FHS]  
 
*[http://www.genealogylinks.net/uk/england/isle-of-man/ Isle of Man genealogy links&nbsp;]
 
*[http://www.manxbmd.com/ ManxBMD]
 
*[http://www.manxnationalheritage.im/ Manx National Heritage]
 
*[http://www.stirnet.com/genie/support/gensearch.php Stirnet Limited: Families Database: Index] (unfettered access requires fee or significant data contribution; manually search index for surnames of interest)
 
*[http://www.looking4kin.com/group/isle-of-man-genealogy Looking 4 Kin Genealogy &amp; Family History Network - Isle of Man]
 
 
 
;[[Isle of Man Websites|more websites ...]]
 
 
 
== Did you know? ==
 
 
 
*Since 1417, '''Tynwald Day''', July 5th, has been the National Day on the Isle of Man. Only on this day does the Isle's legislature meet in '''St. Johns''' rather than its usual meeting place in the capital '''Douglas'''.
 
 
 
== Help Wanted  ==
 
 
 
{{Click|Image:Volunteers wanted sm.png|https://www.familysearch.org/learn/wiki/en/FamilySearch_Wiki:Help_wanted_on_the_Isle_of_Man_pages|Wiki Volunteers Wanted}}
 
  
To add your knowledge and help expand the wiki see [[FamilySearch Wiki:Help wanted on the Isle of Man pages|Help wanted on the Isle of Man pages]]
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Latest revision as of 19:20, 30 August 2018

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Guide to Isle of Man ancestry, family history, and genealogy: birth records, marriage records, death records, census records, parish registers, and military records.

Country Information

The Isle of Man (Manx: Ellan Vannin), or simply Mann (Manx: Mannin), is a self-governing Crown dependency, located in the Irish Sea between Ireland, Scotland, England and Wales. The official languages of the Isle of Man are Manx Gaelic and English although, by the middle of the twentieth century only a few elderly native Manx speakers remained.[1]

Getting Started

Getting Started with Isle of Man Research

Links to articles on getting started with Isle of Man research.

Isle of Man Research Tools

Links to articles and websites that assist in Isle of Man research.

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Isle of Man Clickable Map

Genealogy records are kept on the local level in the Isle of Man.


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Jurisdictions

Genealogy records are kept on the local level in the Isle of Man. Click on a place below to go to the corresponding Wiki article listing more information.

Parishes

Towns

English Name Manx Name
Douglas Doolish
Ramsey Rhumsaa
Peel Purt ny h-Inshey
Laxey Laksaa
Port Erin Purt Çhiarn
Casteltown Balley Chashtal

FamilySearch Resources

Below are FamilySearch resources that can assist you in researching your family.

References

  1. Wikipedia contributors, "Isle of Man," in Wikipedia: the Free Encyclopedia, https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Isle_of_Man, accessed 28 April 2016.