Monumental inscriptions, known in Ireland as 'memorials of the dead' can sometimes connect the major life events of birth and death. They often precede or out-survive other sources. This book includes information on the genealogical value of monumental inscriptions, their content, the time periods of their existence, and the availability and access to these records. 5 1/2 x 8 1/2, 190 pages, softcover. Published 2004.