CollectionIsland and Coast Society papers
DescriptionThe Island and Coast Society was founded in 1833 for the education of children and promotion of scriptural truth in remote parts of the coast and adjacent islands of Ireland. Dissolved in 1968.

Includes committee minute books, 1920-1968 including details of schools, teachers, numbers of pupils and other schools in vicinity, management of property; subscription book, 1928-1930; register of donors, subscribers, helpers and receivers of donated clothing, 1964-1967; letters and papers 1922-1945; printed material including 'A Memorial Sketch of the Life and Labours of Mrs Henrietta Pendleton' (Dublin, 1875) and Kingsmill Moore [secretary] 'An Island School' (reprint from 'Church of Ireland Gazette'), also annual reports and appeal leaflet. 6 volumes and 1 box of material.

See also Ms544, Ladies' Irish Association.
AccessBy prior appointment.
Date1920-1968; 1833; 1875
Century19th, 20th
Repository NameRepresentative Church Body Library
AddressBraemor Park Churchtown Dublin 14
EircodeD14 N735
Telephone(01) 492-3979
Repository Web Address
CommentSome of the information listed from this repository has been extracted from lists available in the archives. The lists were compiled by staff of the Representative Church Body and we are grateful for their assistance. Where no or partial lists were available staff of the Women's History Project compiled an outline list. Due to time constraints not all items in this repository were examined individually.