Local Government Archives

 

KING'S COUNTY GRAND JURY

  • Presentment Books 1830 - 1878

 

KING'S COUNTY INFIRMARY

  • Extern patient book - Sept 1837 - February 1859
  • Infirmary Minute Books August 1888 - June 1919 [ex April - Dec 1916], June 1919 - August 1921
  • Registers of Patients - May 1861, October 1863 to October 1864, June 1867 - September 1868
  • Annual Report [1p] - 5 May 1896 - 6 January 1897
  • Annual Report [1p] - 5 January 1897 - 6 January 1898

 

POOR LAW UNIONS

 

PARSONSTOWN UNION

  • Minute Books - June 1839 - December 1899
  • Rough Minute Books - January 1851 - September 1865
  • Miscellaneous

 

BIRR UNION

  • Minute Books - January 1900 - August 1921
  • Financial Minute Books - April 1910 - July 1915
  • Miscellaneous

 

BIRR (PARSONSTOWN) RURAL DISTRICT COUNCIL NO. 1

  • Minute Books - April 1899 - September 1923
  • Financial Minute Books - September 1907 - February 1910, July 1910 - January 1912, February 1913 - April 1913, November 1914 - April 1915, April 1914 - October 1914, July 1918 only
  • Miscellaneous

 

BIRR RURAL DISTRICT COUNCIL NO. 2

  • Minute Books - January 1905 - November 1905, January 1906 - December 1910, January 1911 - June 1913, January 1911 - June 1913, July 1913 - July 1915, September 1915 - March 1920
  • Financial Minutes - April 1899 - July 1900, August 1900 - January 1905, April 1905 - July 1911, October 1926 - September 1928
  • Miscellaneous

 

EDENDERRY UNION

  • Minute Books - August 1879 - September 1880, September 1880 - October 1881, August 1897 - September 1898, October 1898 - July 1899, August 1901 - September 1902, January 1908 - January 1909, August 1915 - February 1916, March 1916 - August 1916, September 1917 - March 1918, March 1919 - October 1919

 

EDENDERRY RURAL DISTRICT COUNCIL NO. 1

  • Miscellaneous
  • Abstract of Accounts & Clerk’s Half-yearly statement [Broadsheets] - September 1924, March 1925

 

ROSCREA RURAL DISTRICT NO. 2

  • Minute Books - April 1899 - February 1901, March 1901 - May 1905, June 1905 - February 1908, March 1908 - January 1911, January 1911 - November 1913, December 1913 - March 1917
  • Printed Material

 

TULLAMORE UNION

  • Minute Books - November 1839 - December 1915
  • Miscellaneous
  • Workhouse Records - Plan of infirmary, Tullamore Union Workhouse, showing proposed alterations etc. Scale: 10 ft to 1 inch, 20 June 1861. Death Notice book, deaths in the Workhouse District of Tullamore January 1913 - April 1947. Workhouse, provisions & necessaries required September 1913 - July 1920. Workhouse Daybook April 1917 - March 1920.
  • Dispensary Districts - Minute Books of Committee of Management of Dispensary Districts. Clara Dispensary Committee, March 1852 - December 1896. Kilbeggan Dispensary District, March 1852 - January 1899. Killoughey Dispensary Committee, March 1852 - February 1899. Philipstown Dispensary Committee, March 1852 - June 1898. Tullamore Dispensary Committee, March 1852 - February 1899.
  • Dispensary District Notices - Clara, 30 March 1865. Killoughey, 28 March 1871. Philipstown 28 March 1871. Philipstown 26 March 1878. Philiptsown 3 April 1883. Killoughey 26 March 1872. Killoughey, 3 April 1883. Tullamore 26 March 1878. Tullamore 28 March 1882. Tullamore 3 April 1883. Kilbeggan 1 April 1884.
  • Rate Books - 1880

 

TULLAMORE RURAL DISTRICT COUNCIL

  • Minute Books - November 1901 - December 1923
  • Miscellaneous

 

TULLAMORE RURAL DISTRICT COUNCIL NO. 1

  • Minute Books - January 1924 - September 1925.

 

TULLAMORE RURAL DISTRICT COUNCIL NO. 2

  • Minute Book - April 1899 - October 1901.

 

KILBEGGAN RURAL DISTRICT COUNCIL

  • Minute Books - October 1899 - 1918
  • Miscellaneous
  • Rate Books - 1911 - March 1915

 

KING’S (OFFALY) COUNTY: HEALTH

  • Miscellaneous
  • Fever Hospital - Indoor Register, December 1937 - November 1948. Hospital Register, April 1948 - November 1954. Register and Statistical Record, November 1954 - February 1957.

 

OFFALY COUNTY COUNCIL: BOARD OF HEALTH (Restricted access to these files)

  • Public Health Minutes - October 1925 - August 1942.
  • Abstract of Minutes - January 1936 - September 1942.
  • Public Assistance Minutes - October 1924 - August 1942.
  • Tuberculosis Minutes - October 1925 - March 1935.
  • Hospitals and Homes Committee Minutes - June 1922 - September 1924.
  • Hospitals and Homes Miscellaneous
  • Hospitals and Dispensaries Committee - Minute Book, March 1921 - August 1925. Dispensary Register, January 1923 - March 1926.
  • Assistance Officers Expenditure Books - September 1933 - March 1939.
  • Home Assistance Application and Report Books - Tullamore Urban District, September 1935 - March 1937. Edenderry District, September 1935 - September 1936, March 1937 - March 1938, September 1938 - September 1939. Shinrone District, March 1936 - March 1937. Birr District, September 1936, September 1937 - March 1938. Tullamore Rural District, September 1937 - March 1938. Edenderry District, March 1940. Tullamore Rural District, September 1938 - March 1939.
  • County Home - various records, April 1914 - June 1962.
  • County Hospital. Various records. December 1919 - 1954.
  • First Annual Report of the Chief School Medical Officer 1929 [Printed booklet]
  • Annual Reports of the County Medical Officer of Health 1945, 1947 - 1948, 1950 - 1954 [Printed booklets]

 

OFFALY COUNTY COUNCIL: COUNTY BOARD OF HEALTH

  • Abstract of Accounts [Broadsheets] - March 1922, September 1923, March 1930, March 1931, September 1931, September 1932, March 1933, September 1933, September 1936, March 1942, August 1942.
  • Abstract of Accounts & Secretary’s Half-yearly Statements [Broadsheets] - March 1926, September 1926, March 1927, March 1932, September 1932, March 1933, Septeber 1933, March 1934, March 1935, September 1939, August 1942.
  • Miscellaneous

 

KING’S (OFFALY) COUNTY COUNCIL

  • Minute Books - King's Co. Council 2 September 1912 - 25 November 1919. King's Co. Council 25 February 1920 - 19 June 1920, Offaly Co. Council 24 August 1920 - 22 October 1925 [ formerly King's County Council - change of name 19 June 1920], 5 November 1925 - 18 September 1936, 17 July 1941 - 5 December 1945. 28 June 1945 - February 1973. 1973 to date.
  • Co. Surveyor’s Office - Various records, March 1897 - December 1935.
  • Miscellaneous
  • Electoral Divisions and Townlands - Revised valuation lists, Geashill , year ending 28th February 1931. Revised valuation lists, Philipstown, year ending 28th February 1937. Revised valuation lists, Roscomroe, year ending 28th February 1937.
  • Miscellaneous
  • Rate Books

 

KING’S COUNTY PARLIAMENTARY DISTRICTS

  • Tullamore Division of the King’s County [Broadsheets] - 1914

 

PORTARLINGTON JOINT BURIAL BOARD

  • Abstract of Accounts and Secretary’s Statements - September 1938, March 1940, March 1941, September 1941 [part].

 

OFFALY COUNTY COUNCIL

  • County Manager’s Orders - from 28/08/1942 to date.
  • Authorised and Approved Officers Orders - 10 October 1962 - 30 December 1982
  • Register of Electors - 1932-date
  • Register of Motor Cars - January 1904 - December 1923
  • Register of Registration & Licences for Road Vehicles - 1945-1946
  • Register of Driving Licences - January 1901 - 1934, February 1948 - January 1949, April 1950 - January 1954.
  • Housing Section Material, Register of Dairymen, 5 Feb 1937 - 31 December 1986, Register of Slaugher Licenses 30 November 1938 - 24 January 1984, Labourers' Cottages Ledger 1947 - 1955, Labourers' Cottages Ledger 1954 - 1964
  • Cemetery Records - various cemeteries, 1865 - present
  • Offaly County Libraries Committee - Minutes, 4 September 1925 - 27 June 1939. Correspondence files - 1923 - 1930, 1938 - 1947, Birr Library 1933 - 1945, Clara Library 1937 - 1946, Stocktaking 1948-1958, Primary Schools Scheme 1963 - 1964
  • Offaly County Libraries Committee - Printed Material, Library posters
  • County Library - various records

 

TULLAMORE URBAN DISTRICT COUNCIL

  • Financial Minute Books - July 1906 - September 1908, December 1911 - July 1912, April 1913 - February 1915, February 1915 - November 1916
  • Minute Books - 2 January 1924 - 16 December 1992
  • Minutes of Meetings with summary of Manager’s Orders - 28 June 1956 - 2 December 1960, 10 March 1960 - 10 August 1964
  • County Manager’s Orders - 29 August 1942 - 20 December 1996
  • Miscellaneous

 

PARSONSTOWN TOWN COMMISSIONERS

  • Minute Books - July 1865 - June 1875 [includes Burial Board affairs], October 1883 - February 1890, March 1890 - February 1897, April 1897 - August 1899 and August 1899 - June 1903.

 

PARSONSTOWN BURIAL BOARD

  • Minute Book - 7 June 1869 - 6 March 1871, 7 April 1873 - 4 October 1897

 

BIRR URBAN DISTRICT COUNCIL

  • Minute Books - June 1903 - July 1974
  • Manager’s Orders - 1 September 1942 - 31 December 1970
  • Registers of Interments & Purchasers

 

BIRR URBAN DISTRICT COUNCIL

  • Rate Books 1906 - 1970
  • Financial Statement - Expenditure Books - 1906 - 1971
  • Financial Statement - Receipt Books, 1906 - 1973
  • Subsidiary Accounts - May 1913 - September 1957
  • Miscellaneous

 

EDENDERRY TOWN COMMISSIONERS

  • Financial Statement - Receipt Books, 31 March 1945 - 31 March 1952, 31 March 1953 - 31 March 1969
  • Financial Statement - Expenditure Books - April 1944 - 31 March 1961, 31 March 1962 - 31 March 1971
  • Rate Books - 31 March 1945, 31 March 1946, 31 March 1947
  • Miscellaneous
  • Files

 

COUNTY OFFALY COMMITTEE OF AGRICULTURE (and variant headings)

  • Annual Reports - Kings County Council, 1903 - 1910. Coiste Talmhaiochta Conndae Ua bhFhailghe, 1944 - 1980. Acot & The Co. Committee of Agriculture 1981 - 1986.
  • Minute Books - 7 June 1938 - 19 December 1986
  • Financial Statement - Receipt Book - 20 April 1957 - 31 December 1982
  • Financial Statement - Expenditure Books - 25 July 1961 - 17 November 1972

 

BARROW DRAINAGE DISTRICT

  • Maps (bound) - set of 53 linen backed maps. Scale 25,334 to 1 statue mile delineated on 1920 ed. of map 100 x 75cm
  • Rate Book - 1944 - 1946

  

Records under 100 years old are protected by the Data Protection Act.

  

GRAND JURY

 

King’s County Grand Jury

GJ1/1 Presentment Books 1830-1868

GJ1/2 Presentment Books 1852-1878

GJ1/3 Coroner’s Report Books 1836-1859

GJ1/5 List of Jurors 1873-1879

 

King’s County Infirmary

INF 2/1 Extern patient book 1837-1859

INF 2/2 Infirmary Minute Books 1888-1919

INF 2/3 Registers of Patients 1861-1868

INF 2/4 Annual reports 1896-1898

 

POOR LAW UNIONS

    

Edenderry Union

BG 85/1 Minute Books 1879-1919

 

Tullamore Union

BG 158/1 Minute Books 1839-1921

BG158/2 Labourers (Ireland) Acts Minute Book 1891-1899

BG 158/4 Financial Statement Book 1908-1912

BG 158/5 Treasurer’s Account Book 1914-1920

BG 158/6 Application & Report Book (Outdoor Relief) 1862-1863

BG 158/8 Report of engineering inspector on houses unfit for habitation 1886

BG 158/9 Plan of Infirmary, Tullamore Union 1861

BG 158/10 Death notice book in workhouse district, Tullamore 1913-1947

BG 158/11 Workhouse provisions and necessaries required 1913-1920

BG 158/12 Workhouse daybook 1917-1920

BG 158/13 Minute books of committee of management of dispensary districts 1852-1899

BG 158/14 Dispensary districts notices 1865-1884

BG 158/15 Rate book 1880

   

Parsonstown (BIRR) Union

BG 164/1 Minute Books 1839-1921

BG 164/2 Rough Minute Books 1851-1884

BG 164/3 Repayment of relief 1854-1911

BG 164/4 Rent book 1888-1899

BG 164/6 Kinnitty Dispensary Residences 1896

BG 164/7 Workhouse registers 1842-1850; 1912 (digitised)

BG 164/8 Financial minute books 1910-1915

BG 164/9 Dispensary district ledger 1916-1931

   

RURAL DISTRICT COUNCILS

   

Birr (Parsonstown) Rural District Council Nos. 1 and 2

BRDC 10/1 Minute Books (RDC No 1) 1899-1923

BRDC 10/2 Financial Minute Books 1907-1918

BRDC 10/3 Register of dairy men 1908-1918

BRDC 10/4 Councillors declaration of acceptance of office 1914-1923

BRDC 10/5 Labourers Cottages general rental 1915-1925

BRDC 10/6 Minute Books (RDC No2) 1905-1920

BRDC 10/7 Financial Minutes 1899-1928

BRDC 10/8 Councillors declaration of acceptance of office 1914

   

Edenderry Rural District Council No 1

ERDC 32/1 Sanitary Officer’s Report Book 1913-1928

ERDC 32/2 Sanitary Sub-officer’s diary 1917-1928

ERDC 32/3 Abstract of accounts & clerk’s half-yearly statement 1924-1925

     

Roscrea Rural District Council No 2

RRDC 33/1 Minute Books 1899-1917

RRDC 33/2 Local Government Act (1898) Adjustments 1898

RRDC 33/3 List of applications made...for works 1911

RRDC 33/4 Notice ...to receive tenders...for works 1912

   

Tullamore Rural District Council and Councils 1 and 2

TRDC 36/1 Minute Books 1901-1923

TRDC 36/2 Quarterly minute book 1900-1911

TRDC 36/3 Labourers’ Act rent collection book 1899-1922

TRDC 36/4 Regulations...with respect to the letting of cottages and allotments 1912

TRDC 36/5 Bye-laws made...with respect to common lodging 1912

TRDC 36/6 Record of sanitary work 1914-1923

TRDC 36/7 Postage book 1907-1917

TRDC 36/9 Minute books (Council No 1) 1924-1925

TRDC 36/10 Minute book (Council No 2, incorporating Kilbeggan RDC) 1899-1901

   

Kilbeggan Rural District Council

KRDC 35/1 Minute Books 1899-1913

KRDC 35/2 Quarterly minute book 1900-1918

KRDC 35/3 Financial Minute book 1907-1910

KRDC 35/4 Ledger 1904-1919

KRDC 35/5 Rate Books 1911-1915

   

BOARDS OF HEALTH

Records in this class have certain access restrictions due to sensitive nature of their contents. Please see our policy on restricted access.

    

King’s (Offaly) County Council: Board of Health

OBH 50/9/1 Register of cases for sanatorium treatment 1912-1919

OBH 50/9/2 Registers of sanatorium treatment (hospital and dispensary committee) 1912-1922

OBH 50/9/3 Medical officer’s prescription book (TB hospital) 1922-1928

OBH 50/9/4 St Vincent’s TB Hospital register 1949-1957

OBH 50/10 Public Health Minute Books 1925-1942

OBH 50/11 Abstract of minutes 1936-1942

OBH 50/12 Public Assistance Minute Books 1924-1942

OBH50/13 Tuberculosis Minute Books 1925-1935

OBH 50/14/1 Hospital & Homes Committee Minute Books 1922-1924

OBH 50/14/2-11 County hospital & home miscellaneous 1921-1953

OBH 50/15 Assistant officers Expenditure books 1933-1939

OBH 50/16 Home Assistance Application and report books 1935-1939

OBH 50/17 County home registers 1914-1962

OBH 50/18 County hospital registers 1919-50

OBH 50/19 Printed booklets County Medical Officer 1929-1954

OBH 50/20 Abstract of Accounts 1922-1942

      

King’s (Offaly) County Council

OFCC 10/1 Minute Books 1912-2010

OFCC 10/2 Surveyor’s Office and County Engineer’s Department 1893-1942

OFFCC 10/3 County Manager’s Order 1942-date

OFCC 10/4 Register of electors 1932-date

OFCC 10/5 Register of motor cars and driving licenses 1904-1960

OFCC 10/6 Housing records 1937-1964

OFCC 10/7 Cemetery records 1947-1978

OFCC 10/8 County Library Committee records 1925-1983

OFCC10/9 1916 Commemorations Committee 1966

   

King’s County Parliamentary Districts

KC 20/1 Tullamore Division of the King’s County (printed broadsheets) 1914

KC 20/2 Electoral divisions of Tullamore Union [n.d]

   

Portarlington Joint Burial Board

PORT 5 Abstract of Accounts and Secretary’s Statements 1938-1941

    

  

URBAN DISTRICT COUNCILS

 

Tullamore Urban District Council

TUDC 11/1 Financial Minute Books 1906-1916

TUDC 11/2Minute Books 1924-1992

TUDC 11/3 Minutes of meetings 1956-1964

TUDC 11/4 Abstract of accounts 1932-1973

TUDC 11/5 Town Surveyor’s Estimate 1945-1946

TUDC 11/8-10 Miscellaneous files 1924-1961

   

Birr Urban District Council

BUDC 30/1 Minute Books 1903-1974

BUDC 30/2/1 Rate Books 1906-1970

BUDC 30/2/2 Financial statement – expenditure books 1906-1971

BUDC 30/2/3 Financial statement - receipt books 1906-1973

BUD C 30/2/4 Subsidiary accounts

BUDC 30/2/5-10 Other accounts 1879 – 1959

BUDC 30/3 Court Order Book 1908-1917

BUDC 30/4 Registers of Dairymen 1908-1950

BUDC 30/5 Register of slaughter licences 1937-1969

BUDC 30/6 Artisan dwellings rent collection books 1912-1941

   

 

TOWN COMMISSIONS

 

Parsonstown Town Commissioners

PTC 40/1 Minute Books 1865-1899

PTC 40/2 Parsonstown Burial Board Minute Book 1869-1897

PTC 40/3 Drawing for design for lowering Oxmantown Bridge 1855

PTC 40/4 Accounts Book 1879-1925

   

Edenderry Town Commissioners

ETC 35/1 Financial Statement - Receipt Books 1945-1969

ETC 35/2 Financial Statement Expenditure Books 1944-1971

ETC 35/3 Rate Books 1945-1947

ETC 35/4 Abstract of Accounts 1939-1979

ETC 35/5 Valuation Lists 1945-1947

ETC 35/6 Monthly financial statements 1945-1961

ETC 35/7 Artisan Dwellings rental 1947-1966

ETC 35/8 Water Rent Charges 1961-1970