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 box containing the following minute books and material:

A bound handwritten minute book of the Women's Auxiliary General Committee, 27 April 1951-19 April 1968. This minute book includes lists of committee members, hostel reports, financial statements and minutes of meetings. For example, the Hostel Report included in the minutes of 26 October 1951 state, 'not only is the W.A. [Women's Auxiliary] helping the spread of the Gospel in S. America and North Africa, but among displaced persons in Germany.'; the minutes of 24 February 1961 state that, 'The Sec. read brief extracts from 44 Branch Reports, which were on the whole encouraging. Many spoke of an increase in attendance, others of a good attendance maintained and only a few mentioned a fall in numbers.'

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.