CollectionRecords of Dean's Grange Joint Burial Board

Proceedings of monthly meetings of the Deansgrange Burial Committee Joint Burial from 1899 charged with the administration, maintenance and upkeep of the fifty acre plus cemetery. Records attendance, resolutions, correspondence, examination of acounts, approval of estimates, adoption of the registrar's reports, revision of charges, discussions as to the expansion of the burial grounds acquistion and consecration of land, allotment of 1st, 2nd, 3rd and 4th class grave spaces, submission of headstone drawings for approval, authorisation of repairs and purchases, appointment and remuneration of personnel, wage negotiations and staff discipline. Weekly burial returns are included to December 1886. Minutes to March 1933, T.S. thereafter. Indexed.

1 16 November 1880-12 October 1899

2 30 September 1899-27 February 1925

3 27 March 1914-20 November 1925, includes report from the register stating that a number of victims of the Rising were received from the military authorities and buried uncoffined, 12 May 1916. Also refusal of the Board to consent to the exhumation and reinternment of one of the victims, Christopher O'Flaherty, 'as the remains were interred with other bodies, all victims of the recent rebellion and without coffins, exposure of the remains would be dangerous to the public health', 18 July 1916

4 11 December 1925 - 11 December 1931

5 8 January 1932 - 4 Jun 1936

6 18 July 1936 - 2 June 1958

7 19 July 1958 - 25 May 1981, includes account of private visit of President Nyerere of Tazania to the cementery, 12 September 1979


Rough Minutes of the Deansgrange Joint Burial Board containing agenda and accompanying commentary by the Chairman and members of the board as to disposal of the agenda:

8 25 October 1901 - 23 October 1914

9 27 November 1914 - 10 April 1925

10 8 May 1925 - 1 February 1935.

11 1 March 1935 - 1 June 1964

12 11 July 1964 - July 1973

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