CollectionLismore Poor Law Union
Description83 15 February 1882-22 February 1882, File containing letters from individuals requesting the assistance of the Board of Guardians through outdoor relief or the provision of clothes to enable them to find employment outside the Workhouse. Includes details of the case of Mary Flynn, an inmate of the Workhouse for ten years, who worked as an attendant in the Fever Hospital for six years, 3 items.

84 [1883] Volume of plans of Labourers' Cottage Allotments on a scale of 3 chains or 198 feet to an inch drawn by R Hynes, BE, engineer, Owbeg House, Lismore for Lismore Union. Details the plans for the schemes of cottage building to comply with the Labourers' (Ireland) Act 1883 for each electoral division. Index to plans.

85 21 October 1895, letter from Robert S Baylor, solicitor, North British and Mercantile Insurance Company, Fermoy to Maurice Healy, Clerk of the Board of Guardians, Lismore, regarding the refusal of the Bard to give 'John Lawton Kylebeg a labourer's cottage built on his land'. Attached is a draft response of Maurice Healy detailing the difficulties the Board has had in determining the ownership of the land.

86 25 April [1911], Admittance slip to Lismore Union Workhouse for one night only issued by M O'Donnell, relieving Officer, for James Gibbons, labourer, to be presented to the Master of the Workhouse.

87 30 September 1911, Admission order for the Lismore Union Hospital from G O C Redmond, Medical Officer, Cappoquin, to admit 'Margaret Fitzgerald', Cappoquin, suffering from chronic bronchitis to the hospital.

88 1842, Record produced by G Bible, Master of Lismore Union Workhouse, detailing payments made to 'Richard Jones, N J Foley and John Burnett' for work carried out in the Workhouse.

89 25 August 1880-6 August 1884, typescript abstracts of minutes of the proceedings of the Board of Guardians as sanitary authority for meetings on 25 August 1880, 8, 29 September 1880, 3, 24 November 1880, 1, 8, 15 December 1880 and 6, 13 of August 1884. Includes an omission from the meeting of the 6 August 1884 regarding sanitary notices served and the attendance of the Clerk of the Union at the Petty Sessions at Lismore and Tallow.
AccessBy prior appointment.
Century19th, 20th
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Repository NameWaterford County Archives
AddressDungarvan Library Davitt's Quay Dungarvan County Waterford
EircodeX35 AV29
Telephone(058) 21144
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 Joanne Rothwell and we are grateful for her assistance. Due to time constraints not all items in this repository were examined individually.