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  • Parish Records

    Many parish registers were destroyed in the fire in the Public Record Office of Ireland in 1922. However the RCB Library now holds over 1,159 original collections of registers, many of them in the context of larger collections of parish registers. The definitive and colour–coded List of Church of…

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  • Online Parish Records

    A small number of parish registers have been digitised and are available to view here and on the Anglican Record Project.  This digital record is a work in progress. Table of Church of Ireland Parish RegistersThroughout Ireland (Baptisms, Marriages, Burials & copies – Updated December 2022)

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  • Anglican Record Project

    The Anglican Record Project, which is the work of Mark Williams, is an ongoing endeavour to make the registers of baptism, marriage and burial from Church of Ireland parishes available in a digital format (ie as indexed transcripts). The Project feeds into the Library’s long–term goal of digitizing and indexing…

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  • How the project came about

    I was born and brought up in Ireland (Rathfarnham Parish), but have lived abroad since leaving school nearly 40 years ago, mainly in England but also for short periods in Germany and France. I have been interested in tracing my family history since getting married and having children, but I wanted…

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  • Preparing for Searches

    Most Church of Ireland parish registers do not have indexes and there is no single comprehensive index to all their contents. In general, in order to prosecute a successful search in parish registers you need a name, a date and a place name. However, there are a number of ongoing projects…

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  • Bishops’ Appeal Committee

    Founded in the early 1970s, Bishops’ Appeal is the Church of Ireland’s World Aid and Development Programme.  It is the Church’s response to the many calls in the Bible to help the poor and oppressed.  Its concerns fall into a number of categories: • to educate the Church…

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  • Church and Society Commission

    The Church of Ireland Church and Society Commission (CASC) was established by General Synod in 2013 as a successor to the Board for Social Theology in Action and the Church in Society Committee. The mission of CASC is to provide oversight and direction of the Church’s work in respect of social…

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  • Stay Safe Online!

    From time to time the Church becomes aware of members being faced with – or worse, occasionally the victims of – online fraud and nuisance.  It may be helpful to bear the following tips in mind. In addition, if you receive an email about which you have suspicions, you…

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  • Backups

    It is highly recommended that you initiate a regular website backup schedule.  It is particularly important to take a backup before undertaking any development work on a website. HTDOCSAll flat files for a website are located in the HTDOCs folder and sub–folders thereof.  It is important to have…

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