Fonds BRDC10 - Records of Birr Rural District Council

Identity area

Reference code

IE OCL BRDC10

Title

Records of Birr Rural District Council

Date(s)

  • 1880 - 1971 (Creation)

Level of description

Fonds

Extent and medium

18 Books
4 Financial Minutes
2 Registers
2 Declarations of Acceptance
1 General Rental (over-sized)
1 Ledger

Context area

Name of creator

(1898 - 1925)

Administrative history

Rural district councils were created through the Local Government (ireland) Act, 1898, and were eventually abolished after the partition of Ireland, by the Local Government Act of 1925.

Archival history

Content and structure area

Scope and content

Birr (Parsonstown) Rural District Council No. 1 -
9 Minute books -
BRDC10/1/1: April 1899 - July 1900
BRDC10/1/2: August 1900 - June 1903
BRDC10/1/3: June 1903 - December 1905
BRDC10/1/4: January 1906 - December 1908
BRDC10/1/5: January 1909 - December 1910
BRDC10/1/6: January 1911 - March 1914
BRDC10/1/7: July 1914 - July 1915
BRDC10/1/8: August 1915 - May 1920
BRDC10/1/9: June 1920 - September 1923

4 Financial Minute Books -
BRDC10/2/1: September 1907 - February 1910
BRDC10/2/2: July 1910 - January 1912
BRDC10/2/3: February 1913 - April 1913 and November 1914 - April 1915 (1 volume).
BRDC10/2/4: April 1914 - October 1914 and July 1918 (1 volume).

1 Register -
BRDC10/3: July 1908 - March 1918, Register of cow keepers, dairy men or purveyors of milk within this district.

1 Declaration -
BRDC10/4: June 1914 - May 1923, Councillors declaration of acceptance of office.

1 General Rental -
BRDC10/5/1: 1915 - 1919, Labourers' cottages general rental.

1 Ledger -
BRDC10/5/2: October 1915 - March 1925, Labourers' cottage repair ledger.

Birr (Parsonstown) Rural District Council No. 2 -
5 Minute Books -
BRDC10/6/1: January 1905 - November 1905
BRDC10/6/2: January 1906 - December 1910
BRDC10/6/3: January 1911 - June 1913
BRDC10/6/4: July 1913 - July 1915
BRDC10/6/5: September 1915 - March 1920

4 Financial Minutes -
BRDC10/7/1: April 1899 - July 1900
BRDC10/7/2: August 1900 - January 1905
BRDC10/7/3: April 1905 - July 1911
BRDC10/7/4: October 1926 - September 1928

1 Declaration -
BRDC10/8: June 1914, Councillors declaration of acceptance of office.

1 Register -
BRDC10/9: 1880 - 1971, Register of mortgages, (also Offaly Board of Health and Offaly County Council).

Appraisal, destruction and scheduling

Accruals

System of arrangement

Birr (Parsonstown) Rural District Council No. 1:
BRDC10 is arranged as follows:
BRDC10/1/1-9: Minute Books
BRDC10/2/1-4: Financial Minute Books
BRDC10/3: Register of cow keepers
BRDC10/4: Councillors Declaration
BRDC10/5/1: Labourers' cottages general rental
BRDC10/5/2: Labourers' cottages repair ledger
BRDC10/9: Register of mortgages

Birr (Parsonstown) Rural District Council No. 2:
BRDC10/6/1-5: Minute books
BRDC10/7/1-4: Financial minutes
BRDC10/8: Councillors Declaration
BRDC10/9: Register

Conditions of access and use area

Conditions governing access

By appointment only. Contact Offaly Archives at info@offalyhistory.com

Conditions governing reproduction

May be reproduced in accordance with provisions of the Copyright and Related Rights Act (2000). No reproduction online, in print or broadcast without express permission of copyright holder.

Language of material

  • Béarla

Script of material

Language and script notes

Physical characteristics and technical requirements

Finding aids

Michael Murphy, Anne Coughlan and Gráinne Doran, 'Grand Jury to Áras An Chontae', (Jetprint: Tullamore, 2003).

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Existence and location of originals

Existence and location of copies

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Publication note

Michael Murphy, Anne Coughlan and Gráinne Doran, 'Grand Jury to Áras An Chontae', (Jetprint: Tullamore, 2003).

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Rules and/or conventions used

ISAD(G)

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Dates of creation revision deletion

June 2019, Erin Sears

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Sources

Michael Murphy, Anne Coughlan and Gráinne Doran, 'Grand Jury to Áras An Chontae', (Jetprint: Tullamore, 2003).

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