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RCB Library Collection

In January 2012 the papers of the General Convention and its related committees which re–organised the Church following Disestablishment – the separation of the Church from state control – were showcased as part of the RCB Library’s ‘Archive of the Month‘ series.

These document the Church’s evolutionary story at a most challenging time in its history, and reveal the thinking and strategy behind the general and diocesan synodical structures we have inherited today.

The collection includes minute books, resolutions, correspondence, petitions printed and other materials and covers the period 1868–1874.

To view this archive, please click here.

Click here for catalogue list.

Click here for correspondence list.

Click here for a slide presentation.

The Papers of the Church of Ireland General Convention a selection
The Papers of the Church of Ireland General Convention a selection

The Journal of the General Convention of 1870 is included in our Document Library, and may be accessed by clicking here.

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