Archival Descriptions

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  1. Archives of Irish Jews

    Volumes containing the names of 53,000 Jewish people who have lived in Ireland have been opened to the public. The records of births, marriages and deaths stretching back to the 17th century were compiled by Stuart Rosenblatt, president of the Genealogical Society of Ireland. The volumes also include details of where people are buried, the schools they went to and details of Jewish households from both the 1901 and 1911 censuses. Details about the family of Chaim Herzog, former president of Israel, who was born in Belfast, are included, along with those of the best-known Irish politicians w...

  2. Department of Justice: Central Registry files

    The JUS/3 series follows on from the Department of Justice Central Registry ‘H’ file series which ends in 1934. Most of the JUS/3 files are from 1934 onwards, although some will predate this, with the earliest dating to 1877. The series consists of [58] sub-series covering all aspects of the work of the Department of Justice, including Garda administration, censorship, administration of courts, prisons and reformatory schools, regulation of transport, licensing and public entertainment, and the imposition of Emergency Powers Orders during the 1939-1945 period.

  3. Department of the Taoiseach: Central Registry files

    Commencing in 1922, the Central Registry files of the Department of the Taoiseach and of its predecessor, the Department of the President of the Executive Council, were originally numbered in a straight numerical sequence and bear the alphabetical prefix S, the first file bearing the reference S1. The series is still accruing and the Department makes annual transfers of files or file parts containing papers that become thirty years old on 31 December of each year. The content of the files is varied, containing primarily background papers, including memoranda and correspondence, relating to ...