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Each year, the RCB Library’s managing committee – the Library and Archives Committee – delivers an annual report of the Library’s recent activities and developments to the General Synod, the governing body of the Church of Ireland.  The report includes …

RCB Library Acquisitions: A Resource for Local and Family History Read More »

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The RCB Library recently solved a genealogical mystery concerning the family of Kinmonth from the parish of St Anne’s, Shandon. Whilst originally a family name of Norman origins, and with strong links in Scotland, Kinmonth is not a typical Cork …

The Bank Holiday Read: the Kinmonths of Shandon, Cork Read More »

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The Representative Church Body Library has welcomed the announcement of a €100,000 capital grant towards the digitisation of Church of Ireland parish registers as part of the Department of Culture, Heritage and Gaeltacht’s digitisation scheme.  The funding was announced by …

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For the first time a detailed finding aid to the content of the Irish Huguenot Archive is now available online. In 1993, the Huguenot Society of Great Britain and Ireland entered into an agreement with the Representative Church Body to …

The Irish Huguenot Archive Read More »

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By no means the only Church of Ireland resources, parish registers are nevertheless the collections which most obviously connect the Church of Ireland community to the worldwide diaspora. As previously reported, the Representative Church Body Library collaborated with the Irish …

Update: List of Church of Ireland Parish Registers Read More »

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As of last month the Representative Church Body Library (RCBL), in collaboration with the National Archives of Ireland (NAI), has released an online master list of Church of Ireland parish registers. The online list, which include information relating to baptisms, marriages and …

Table of Church of Ireland parish registers Read More »

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