Copies of the Irish Christian Advocate, with a subject index, 1883-1971. The subjects include, for example:

A Methodist women's convention held in Belfast, 1892.

The Methodist Women's Auxiliary and Women's Department in Belfast and Dublin, 1899, 1903, 1904, 1905, 1907, 1908, 1911 and with numerous yearly references 1914-1971, which occasionally refer to women's work in specific congregations, such as Rathmines, Dublin, 1927 and University Road, Belfast, 1932.

The Girls' League, 1925-1953.

The Girls' Life Brigade, 1946-1957.

Women's social work,1900.

The position of women, 1909.

The Deaconess movement, 1910.

The Sisters of Belfast Central Mission, 1910.

Women's missionary work and the American Women's Missionary Jubilee, 1911.

Women attending the Methodist Conference, 1909, 1911, 1912.

Women and politics, 1913.

The Women's Evangelical Alliance, 1914.

Women and work, 1915.

Women in the pulpit, 1916.

Women and the vote, 1918.

Women in the ministry, 1922, 1924, 1926, 1928, 1955.

Women local preachers, 1920.

Women of Methodism, 1931.

Women's work for the Missions, 1933, 1938.

Young women of Irish Methodism, 1934.

The Methodist Women's Fellowship, 1962.

AccessThe material in this repository is privately held. Access to the material is limited and at the discretion of the Honorary Archivist. To have your application for access considered please write, giving details of your research project, to the Archivist at the address provided.
Century19th, 20th

A useful publication is Homer L. Calkin, Catalog of Methodist Archival and Manuscript Collection, Part 6, Great Britain and Ireland (Mont Alto, PA, 1985).

Repository NameMethodist Historical Society of Ireland
AddressMethodist Study Centre Edgehill House 9 Lennoxvale Belfast
UK Postal CodeBT9 5BY
Telephone+44 28-9068-6934
Repository Web Address
CommentSome of the information listed from this repository has been extracted from Homer L. Calkin, Catalog of Methodist Archival and Manuscript Collections (1985) and from lists available in the archives.

The lists were compiled by the honorary archivist and Nigel Johnston we are grateful for his assistance. Where partial or no lists were available staff of the Women's History Project constructed an outline list. It must be remembered that due to time constraints not all items in this repository were examined individually.