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 of the Irish Baptist Foreign Mission Executive Committee, 16 March 1959-5 October 1984. This minute book lists the members of the Executive Committee, those present at meetings and includes financial statements, plans for events and minutes of meetings. For example, the minutes of the 1950 annual meeting note that 'In view of the resignation of the Warden...and also of the fact that there are no applications for accommodation for missionaries' children the Hostel Comm[ittee]. Recommends that the Rules governing the Hostel (with the exception of Rule 2) be suspended until further notice; and the house be let furnished to (a) our own missionaries (b) other missionaries (c) any others preferably christians', 19 May 1960; the minutes of 10 April 1981 include a tribute to Mrs Kathleen Reid, a former president of the Women's Auxiliary who 'for 35 years she and her husband rendered valuable and faithful service in South Peru under the auspices of the Irish Baptist Foreign Mission.'

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.