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Records of Rogers & Co. Solicitors

  • IE OH OHS1
  • Fonds
  • 1911-1977

The collection consists of 54 bound volumes including letter books, client account ledgers, and cashbooks. The largest series is the letterbooks, which contain carbon copies of outgoing letters sent by Rogers & Co., Solicitors. It is not a full set, with letterbooks from 1916–26 and 1928–30 not extant. Other shorter gaps in the sequence also appear. All letterbooks contain an alphabetical surname index of clients. The rest of the collection is more financial in nature, consisting of series of cash ledgers, client account ledgers, cheques issued ledgers, a costs copying volume and a daybook recording daily work for current clients.

Rogers & Co., Solicitors

Offaly IRA

  • IE OH OHS35
  • Collection
  • 1916-1923

List of the names of men of No. 1 Offaly Brigade Battalion Company 1916-1923. Annotated 'Copy reference'. Also includes mss copy of letter 'with compliments from Commdt. Barty Byrne IRB Control'. Letter is from Joe Byrne, Adj. 3rd Batt. to siblings on 26 January 1923, shortly before his execution. 'Let none be injured for my death, it is not my wishes.'

Byrne, Barty, Commdt.

Records of Offaly GAA

  • IE OH OHS46
  • Fonds
  • 1909-1980

Offaly Southern Committee GAA Minute Books 1912-1922 and 1923-1927
County Offaly GAA Minutes, 1917-1918
County Offaly GAA Accounts 1909-1936
North Offaly Minute Book 1918-1926
Tullamore GAA Club Minutes 1914-1918, 1918-1920, 1926-1929
Tullamore GAA Club Accounts 1966-1968; 1980

Tullamore GAA Club

DeRenzy Papers

  • IE OCL P50/9
  • Subfonds
  • 1630-1706

Legal agreements in the form of deeds and indentures relating to the Derenzy family’s title and interest in lands in the vicinity of Tinnycross, County Offaly. The earliest deed dating from 1630, records Sir Mathew de Renzi purchasing the townlands of Ballynashragh, Ballycosny, Tyrenehinan, Kilmore and Derry, all in the barony of Ballycowen, on behalf of his son Mathew DeRenzy, then at the bar in London. The vendor was Robert Branthwaite of London, who had been granted the land by letters patent of King James I. Further adjoining townlands of Rossnagouloge or Cappanure were purchased by Sir Mathew from Allen Jones in 1630, and the following year the adjacent townlands of Derrykilliagh and Kilbeg were purchased from Art McOwen O’Molloy. All were settled on his son, Mathew DeRenzy.
The bulk of the collection consists of numerous leases and mortgages raised against the land by Mathew DeRenzy between 1699 and 1703, while he lived at Cloghbemon in County Wexford. Later items in the collection relate to the sale of the lands to Reverend James Cox, Archdeacon of Ferns.

de Renzi, Sir Mathew

St Stanislaus College, Tullabeg, Offaly

  • IE IJA FM/TULL
  • Fonds
  • 1818-2010

The Jesuits bought Tullabeg in 1818 (dedicated it to St Stanislaus) and opened a preparatory school for boys destined to go to Clongowes Wood College, Kildare. St Stanislaus College gradually developed as an educational rival to its sister school. It merged with Clongowes Wood College in 1886. Tullabeg then became a house of Jesuit formation: novitiate (1888-1930), juniorate (1895-1911), tertianship (1911-1927) and philosophate (1930-1962). In 1962, it was decided that the students of philosophy should be sent abroad for study. Tullabeg subsequently became a retreat house and was closed in May 1991.

The papers of St Stanislaus College include information on a history of the area around Tullabeg, building and property (1912-2004), correspondence with Superiors (1881-1971), finance (1912-1990), documents on Jesuit training (1818-1962), retreat house (1949-1960) and artworks (1940-1991).

Material is in the form of letters, reports, architectural plans, notes, maps and photographs (1902-1990). Programmes for plays include Shrovetide at St. Stanislaus College, Tullamore; ‘The Man with the Iron Mask’, ‘All at Coventry’ and ‘The Smoked Miser’ (1885) and for ‘Caitlín Ní Uallacáin’ and ‘Cox and Box’ and details Jesuits who performed (1925).

Society of Jesus

Digby Irish Estates

  • IE OCCHO DIGBY
  • Fonds
  • 1857-1963

Digitised collection of annual reports and rentals of the Geashill Estate, King's County sent by successive land agents to Lord Digby at his permanent residence in Dorset. Also includes two volumes of drawings depicting improvements made to labourers' cottages on the estate.

Digby, Family of the Barons

O'Brennan Family Papers

  • IE OH OHS31
  • Collection
  • 1911-2015

Material relating to Tullamore Incident, March 1916 and the 1916 Rising from the family of Séamus O'Brennan and his brother Alo O' Brennan. Contains postcards, photographs, contemporary newspapers (1916-1917), memoirs, and commemorative newspapers (1966).

O'Brennan, Séamus

Records of King's County Infirmary

  • IE OCL INF
  • Fonds
  • 1837 - 1921

1 Extern Patient Book -
INF2/1: September 1837 - February 1859 (excluding 1839 - 1852).

2 Infirmary Minute Books -
INF2/2/1: August 1888 - June 1919 (excluding April - December 1916).
INF2/2/2: June 1919 - August 1921

3 Registers of Patients -
INF2/3/1: May 1861
INF2/3/2: October 1863 - October 1864
INF2/3/3: June 1867 - September 1868

2 Broadsheets featuring annual reports -
INF2/4/1: 5 May 1896 - 6 January 1897 (1 page).
INF2/4/2: 5 January 1897 - 6 January 1898 (1 page).

King's County Infirmary

Records of Tullamore Union

  • IE OCL BG158
  • Fonds
  • 1839 - 1947

112 Minute Books

1 Labourers (Ireland) Acts Minute Book -
BG158/2: October 1891 - July 1899, (Board of Guardians acting as the Rural Sanitary Authority).

1 Financial Minute Book -
BG158/3: October 1902 - April 1903.

1 Financial Statement Book -
BG158/4: June 1908 - March 1912.

1 Treasurer's Account Book -
BG158/5: December 1914 - August 1920.

1 Application & Report Book (Outdoor Relief Book) -
BG158/6: October 1862 - July 1863.

2 Returns forms for Tullamore Union for abstract of rate collected and lodged by rate collectors -
BG158/7/1: 1866 (1p).
BG158/7/2: 1877 (1p).

1 Report of the Engineering Inspector, Louis E. H. Deane being a description of houses unfit for human habitation, -
BG158/8: 5 May 1886.

1 Plan of Infirmary, Tullamore Union Workhouse, showing proposed alterations etc. Scale 10ft. to 1 inch, -
BG158/9: 20 June 1861.

1 'Death Notice Book; deaths in the Workhouse District of Tullamore -
BG158/10: January 1913 - April 1947.

1 Workhouse provisions and necessaries required -
BG158/11: September 1913 - July 1920

1 Workhouse Daybook -
BG158/12: April 1917 - March 1920.

5 Minute Books of Committee of Management of Dispensary Districts

116 Dispensary District Notices from 5 districts

1 Rate Book -
BG158/15: 1880, related to Tullamore Union: Electoral Division: Ballycommon.

Tullamore Union

Records of Parsonstown Union

  • IE OCL BG164
  • Fonds
  • 1839 - 1931

97 Minute Books

55 Rough Minute Books

1 Repayment of Relief Book

1 Rent Book

1 Document relating to the King's County Directory

1 Lease

3 Workhouse Registers

2 Financial Minute Books

1 Dispensary District Ledger

Parsonstown (Birr) Poor Law Union

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