|Primate J.G. Beresford Papers
|13 bound volumes of letters and papers of Primate, Lord John George Beresford, Archbishop of Armagh and Primate of All-Ireland, 1822-1862. The correspondence is calendared in 2 indexed volumes. Volume 1 of the calendar is arranged by year and volume 2 is arranged by parish and place names. This is a selection of some of the material which is available.
3rd Report of Ardee Ragged School, listing the names of subscribers, including a large number of women and the amount donated, 1858, with an attached letter from Miss Susan Ellis, secretary and treasurer of the school, informing Beresford that a convent had been built in Ardee and asking for his assistance: 'All we want is money to enable us to contend against the efforts which are being made by the Priests to extend their influence: they having lately built a splendid nunnery and established a body of nuns who are unceasing in their efforts not only to retain their own people but to proselytise the poorer protestants in the place...We find the Ragged School a most effective means by which to preserve our own', 15 October 1858.
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