Friday, 8 April 2016

Irish Quaker records added at Findmypast

Two new collections are now online from Findmypast with comprehensive Quaker records dating back to the mid-1600s. In addition to recording births, marriages, and deaths, Quakers also recorded migration details and school records.

Ireland, Society Of Friends (Quaker) Congregational Records has over 1 million records from minutes of half-yearly Quaker meetings. Each entry will include both an image of the original handwritten record and a transcript. Transcripts may include: name, congregation year, congregation date, address, meeting, archive and reference

Ireland, Society Of Friends (Quaker) School Records has over 47,000 records  Both transcripts and images of the original documents are provided for each entry. Transcripts will generally provide: name, age at last birthday, birth date, school and department, admission year, leaving year, document start year, document end year, father's name, mother's name, residence, occupation of parent, archive and reference. There is information for the following schools: Brookfield, Camden Street, Friend's Mountmellick, Leinster Provincial, Munster Provincial, Sunday School Register, United.

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