CollectionIrish Baptist Home and Foreign Mission
Collection DescriptionIncludes 12 boxes of correspondence containing files labelled with the correspondent's name and the date of the correspondence and including a list of contents. Includes: Box labelled, 'I. B. F. M. [Irish Baptist Foreign Mission] Missionaries' Correspondence, 1924-1936'. Box labelled, 'I. B. F. M. [Irish Baptist Foreign Mission] Home Correspondence, 1935-1945'. Box labelled '[Pastor F] Gracey correspondence, 1924-1934'. Box labelled, 'I. B. F. M. [Irish Baptist Foreign Mission] Missionaries' Correspondence, 1934-1945'.

A file of correspondence, mostly in Spanish, but with some translated letters, to and from Doña Rosa de Bettin, 1935-1939. For example:

A translation of a letter from Doña Rosa de Bettin to Pastor F. Gracey, in which she refers to her missionary work, 'I came to doing it within (the limits) of my humble social condition and little theological preparation, only moved by love to the Lord and greatest recognition as to my perfect salvation and obedience also to the same responsibility that the knowledge of the Lord impose, and by the precious aid for my support...from you all which permits me to dedicate thus my time', 5 December 1937.

AccessContact Repository.
Repository NameAssociation of Baptist Churches in Ireland
AddressThe Baptist Centre 19 Hillsborough Road Moira County Antrim
UK Postal CodeBT67 0HG
Telephone+44 28-9261-9267
Repository Web Address
CommentSome of the information listed from this repository was extracted from lists available in the archives in the late 1990s. The lists were compiled by the Irish Baptist Historical Society and we are grateful for their assistance. Due to time constraints not all items in this repository were examined individually.

Formerly the Baptist Union of Ireland. In 2014, the Irish Baptist College in Moira transferred records relating to 10 Baptist churches to the Public Record Office of Northern Ireland.