Church of Ireland

Armagh Observatory Library and Archives

Armagh Observatory

The Library of the Armagh Observatory is one of the premier astronomical collections in Ireland, encompassing a core collection of textbooks, many scientific journals concerning astronomy and related sciences, and archives of scientific and historic interest. Its foundation can be traced to the establishement of Armagh Observatory in 1790 and its holdings include long runs of the major national an ...

Armagh Diocesan Registry Archive

Public Record Office of Northern Ireland (PRONI)

The Armagh Diocesan Registry Archive comprises documents relating to the Church of Ireland primacy, province and Archdiocese of Armagh, 1240, 1291 and 1360-1977. They include: archbishops' registers, 1360-1543, 1678-1719, and 1878-1943; historical compilations, 1360-1774, which include rent rolls relating to church lands, inquisitions etc; correspondence etc., 1615-1957, relating to schools and ed ...

Primate Beresford Papers

Public Record Office of Northern Ireland (PRONI)

Religious, political and family papers of Lord John George de la Poer Beresford (1773-1862), Church of Ireland Archbishop of Armagh and Primate of All Ireland, 1822-1862. Comprising a range of doumentary material, this collection reflects all areas of concern to Beresford and charts his career and activities as both churchman and member of the powerful Beresford Family. The collection contains, fi ...