Web Links: Coastguard Links

http://staniforthfamily.com/Ireland.html
Irish Coastguard family of interest.
Date Added: 28/10/2018 Visits: 12
Coastguard Lifesaving Carts
Coastguard Lifesaving Carts
Date Added: 16/09/2017 Visits: 126
Google Books: The Nautical Magazine and Naval Chronicle for 1866
pps 197-201 Chapter entitled "The Lifeboat Works" lists lifeboat stations in Ireland and rescues in 1865 including names of ships & place of rescue
Date Added: 07/08/2017 Visits: 157
Google Books: The Crimean War and Irish Society By Paul Huddie
Excellent piece on recruitment in Ireland into the Coastguard in the 1850s.
Date Added: 05/06/2017 Visits: 141
The New Navy List...Containing the names of all the Commissioned Officers in Her Majesty's Fleet
This includes listings of Coastguards
Date Added: 05/06/2017 Visits: 208
The Beginnings of the Black Bread 'War'
Reference to daughter of Mayo Coastguardman Frederick Carey's school, provision of food and her eviction and the closure of the school c1845
Date Added: 05/06/2017 Visits: 169
Oysterhaven Coast Guard
History of Oysterhaven Coast Guard Courtesy of Eileen McGough
Date Added: 30/01/2017 Visits: 312
historicgraves.com
indexing of graveyards in ireland
Date Added: 15/03/2014 Visits: 2821
National Inventory of Architectural Heritage
Choose county in dropdown menu and then "advanced search", then choose in "seaqrch by type" the phrase "coastguard station"
Date Added: 01/01/2013 Visits: 1133
Johnson/Heffley Family History
reference to seven coastguard stations based on Killala
Date Added: 23/11/2011 Visits: 998
Irish Coast Guard Historic Society
A voluntary group committed to restoring old equipment used by coast guards of days gone by . Founded by Declan Mc Quillan (Howth Coast Guard) in Jan 2009
Date Added: 27/08/2009 Visits: 2221
Genuki UK and IRL Genealogy
BRITISH COASTGUARDS 1841 - 1901
Date Added: 25/04/2008 Visits: 2105
Courtown RNLI
1865 Station opened at request of local residents. Boathouse constructed at a cost of 200.
1885 Slipway constructed at the north side of the harbour at a cost of 120.
1887 Slipway extended 21ft.
1905 When making for the harbour, the lifeboat was twice caught and carried over to the north pier and on the second occasion was dashed against the pier.
Date Added: 26/02/2008 Visits: 1481
Isle of Barra Coastguard
The history of the UK Coastguard is long and complex and began almost 200 years ago. In the early 1800's smuggling was rife all over the coast and there was a considerable loss of income to the UK treasury.
Date Added: 08/10/2007 Visits: 1521
www.rootsweb.com/~nirdow2
Northern Ireland site with Coastguard interest
Date Added: 05/09/2007 Visits: 3665