Until the mid–nineteenth century, the purchase, rent or assignment of pews within Church of Ireland parishes was not an uncommon practice.
Archive of the Month – November 2016
The List of Church of Ireland Parish Registers has again been extensively revised and updated, and in a collaborative project between the RCB Library and the Irish Genealogical Research Society (IGRS).
On 1 July 1916, the Battle of the Somme began, with the objective of advancing on the French village of Thiepval to penetrate the German trench network called Schwaben Redoubt along the banks of the river Somme.
By Gerry Kearney
This year the Church of Ireland Gazette is marking its 160th anniversary, having been published continuously since March 1856.