CollectionCavan Board of Health and Public Assistance
Collection DescriptionBoards of Health and Public Assistance were established under the Local Government (Temporary Provisions) Act, 1923, in every county except Dublin where Boards of Guardians were extant until 1930. The Boards of Health and Public Assistance took over the functions of the Boards of Guardians and Rural District Councils. The Minute Books presented here contain records of meetings which treat of the various functions of the Board of Health and Public Assistance. [Cavan County Archives]
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Collection includes, among other items, Minutes, Account Books, Labourers' Cottage Rentals, records of the Cavan County Home and Hospitals, and the School Medical Service.

AccessBy prior appointment, some material restricted or closed.

There are restrictions on these records. Both data subjects and other persons intending to pursue research should contact the Archivist to discuss access. In the case of researchers who are not data subjects, access will be governed by the Access to Sensitive Records Policy available from the Archivist. A descriptive list for the collection is available here.

Repository NameCavan County Archives
AddressJohnston Central Library Farnham Street Cavan
EircodeH12 A3T1
Telephone(049) 4378500
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CommentThe information listed from this repository and included in the original Directory was extracted from some lists available in the archive. Where no lists existed, staff of the Women's History Project constructed an outline list of the material. Due to time constraints, not all items in this repository were examined individually. We are grateful for the assistance of provided by Josephine Brady, the County Librarian and Tom Sullivan.