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Major accessions to repositories in 2015 relating to Irish History


Liverpool Record Office

  • Great Hunger Commemoration Committee, Irish famine remembrance association: letters, papers and photographs 1994-2011 (363 IRI)

London Metropolitan Archives: City of London

  • Sir Stephen White (d 1678), grocer and alderman: financial and legal letters, papers and deeds rel to Irish plantations in East Meath 1654-1677 (B15/118)

Warwickshire County Record Office

  • Seymour family, Marquesses of Hertford: Ragley Hall: additional Irish estate records c1875-1925 (CR 4775)


Public Record Office of Northern Ireland (PRONI)

  • Boyd family of Ballycastle: volume of maps incl tenants' names, rentals 1785-1949 (D4599)
  • Macnaghten family, baronets, of Dundarave: personal, family and estate papers 1753-1991 (D4609/UNL/1&2)
  • Pollock family of Mountainstown: deeds, family and estate papers c1703-1998 (D4594/UNL)
  • William H Crawford (1932-2014), historian: papers incl research notebooks and related material c1960-2004 (D4605)
  • Solly Lipsitz (1921-2013), musician, writer and jazz aficionado: additional papers c1903-2011 (D4575)
  • Desmond Rea (b 1937), university administrator and business consultant: papers rel to his chairmanship of the Northern Ireland Policing Board 2001-2012 (D4593/UNL)
  • Edward James Saunderson (1837-1906), Irish politician: corresp and papers 1866-1910 (D4594/UNL/1)
  • James Stewart (1934-2013), General Secretary of the Communist Party of Ireland: corresp and papers 1955-2004 (D2162/P/2/UNL/2)
  • Samuel McCausland Ltd, seed merchants, Belfast: additional sales and stock ledgers, order books, cash books and crop inspection reports 1963-1975 (D4610/UNL/1)
  • Ballynahinch Congregational Church: baptism and marriage registers, communicant roll books 1902-2004 (CR7/12/1, 3&4)
  • Benevolent Fund for Nurses in Northern Ireland: records 1968-2015 (D4603)
  • Bready Reformed Presbyterian Church: records c1790-1991 (CR5)
  • Down Parish Church, Downpatrick: records incl Hollymount chapel of ease c1839-1999 (CR1/33)
  • Irish Council of Churches: records 1911-2003 (D4602/UNL/1)
  • Irish Transport and General Workers Union, Belfast branch: membership ledger 1917-1920 (D4597)
  • Reformed Presbyterian Church in Ireland, Western Presbytery: records 1811-1973 (CR5)
  • Workers Educational Association, Belfast branch: records 1910-2003 (D4596/UNL/1)


Representative Church Body Library

  • Leslie family, Baronets, of Glaslough: diaries, episcopal charges, accounts, corresp and papers incl of John Powell Leslie (1772-1854), Bishop of Kilmore, Elphin and Ardagh, and Charles Leslie (1810-1870), Bishop of Kilmore, Elphin and Ardagh 19th cent (MS 1004)
  • Dublin Diocesan Board of Education: minutes, accounts and papers 1950-2014 (MS D6 Adl)
  • Love's and Gardiner's Charity for Educational Purposes in the City of Dublin: minutes, corresp, accounts and papers 1980-2006 (MS 734 Adl)


Trinity College Dublin

  • John Banville (b 1945), novelist, dramatist and journalist: additional papers 21st cent (IE TCD MS 11517)
  • Michael Joseph Costello (1904-1986), Irish military leader: Irish Civil War intelligence messages c1920-1929 (IE TCD 11524)
  • John Moriarty (1938-2007), Irish author, poet and philosopher: literary papers 20th cent (IE TCD MS 11525)
  • Edward O'Reilly (1770-1829), Celtic scholar and lexicographer: alphabetical list of Irish writers whose work in Irish is extant in verse or prose 1815-1825 (IE TCD 11522)
  • Mary Pollard (1922-2005), librarian and bibliographer: professional and personal papers 20th cent (IE TCD MS 11518)
  • Lilian Stokes (1878-1955), diarist: diary of the Easter Rising 1916 (IE TCD MS 11507)
  • Louis Lentin (1933-2014), film producer and director: professional and personal papers 20th cent (IE TCD MS 11496)
  • Compilation of historical texts from library of St Mary's Abbey, Dublin 14th cent (IE TCD MS 15000)