CollectionNorthern Ireland Cabinet Secretariat Papers

Cabinet Secretariat, War History of Northern Ireland: Official Papers. This includes material on the role of women in the war effort, in the Services, war-related industries, civil defence and nursing. The following is a selection of some of the material which is available:
CAB/3A/27 Papers relating to the role of the Women's Auxiliary Air Force and the Women's Royal Naval Service, 1951.

CAB/3A/41 Royal Air Force and Women's Auxiliary Air Force in Northern Ireland: recruiting returns, accounts of operations, newspaper articles, interviews, etc., 1939-1948.

CAB/3A/64 Civil defence: operation of the fire services, Women's Voluntary Service, medical and casualty services, 1929-1945.

CAB/3A/73 Typewritten account of the Civil Defence Nursing Reserve, no date.

CAB/3A/87 Graphs and statistics relating to employment in Northern Ireland, by sex, in the following industries: agriculture; shipbuilding; aircraft manufacture; other engineering; linen industry; manufacture of rope; textiles, 1938-1951.

CAB/3A The Women's Voluntary Service for Civil Defence for Northern Ireland, 1941, 1947 [see also HA/53].

AccessBy prior appointment.

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CommentSome of the information listed from this repository has been extracted from lists available in the archives. The lists were compiled by Public Record Office of Northern Ireland staff and we are grateful for their assistance. It must be remembered that due to time constraints not all items in this repository were examined individually.