Over the years, MFHS has accumulated an extensive collection of genealogical resources as well as the equipment to access those resources. The collection is updated on a regular basis, either through donations of family histories or through purchases and subscriptions to the latest in genealogy.

To guide you on your family history journey, MFHS offers the following help sheets:

First steps of genealogy

Simple steps to get you started on your family history journey

Naming patterns

Find out more about common naming patterns in Irish and Scottish families.

Interesting links

There are numerous web sites, which can be freely accessed, providing genealogical information. This list is updated on a regular basis.  If you have any to add, please email the link to us.  

Tips and Pits

Working out the cousin relationship