Subseries 1 - Minute Books (1925-1942)

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Minute Books (1925-1942)


  • 1925-1942 (Creation)

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26 volumes

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(1898 - present)

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Minutes of the proceedings of the Offaly Board of Health acting as the Sanitary Authority, recording executive decisions on matters of public health such as installation of sewerage schemes; installation of water pumps; condition of housing; registration of dairymen; reports of infectious diseases such as diphtheria, tuberculosis etc; vaccination defaulters; and other matters formerly overseen by rural district councils. Also includes reports from the medical officers of health in each district.

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Chronological arrangement. Specific points of interest pertaining to each volume may be highlighted in their individual volume descriptions, the series description above relating to issues which arise in all volumes.

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Published catalogue 'Grand Jury to Aras an Chontae' (2003)


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