Saturday 24 November 2012

Lord Viscount Morpeth's Testimonial Roll to go on tour

Lord Viscount Morpeth's Testimomial Roll will go on a tour of Ireland in February 2013, according to a news item in the Irish Times at

The roll was signed in 1841 by 275,000 Irish people on the departure of Lord Viscount Morpeth as Chief Secretary of Ireland. Ancestry is currently digitising the document, which will become an important online census substitute when launched.


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