The Project

About Stafford

Stafford's Irish

Family Names



Do you have any Irish ancestors ? Might they have lived in the English Midlands some time between 1830 and 1919 ?

This web-site has information on over 120 Irish families who lived in Victorian Stafford - who they were, where they came from and what may have happened to them.The site is part of research asking 'what happened to the emigrant Irish?'. It is exploring Irish families who moved from their home country through the small town of Stafford and on to their dispersal world-wide.

DIASPORA CONNECTIONS: IRISH FAMILIES IN STAFFORD, 1830-1919 can possibly tell you about your Irish ancestors. The site seeks, in return, information about your family history since the 19th century. This will help build up a better picture of the Irish emigrant experience in all its forms.