Cork City & County Archives

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Funded by Cork City Council, Cork County Council & UCC
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Local Government and Health Archives

Cork City and County Archives is the designated archives service for local authorities in the Cork region. Collections include those of defunct local authorities and their successors. Records found include: minute books recording meetings and decisions, files, correspondence, financial records, registers, reports, legal documents, maps plans and drawings, and photographs.

Major collections include: 

Cork City Council (formerly Cork Corporation) (1710), 1867 - 1986

Cork Boards of Health and Public Assistance, 1925-1960. (Access restrictions apply).

Cork County Council, 1899 - 1997

Cork Poor Law Unions (workhouse boards of guardians) 1838-1925 for the Cork region.

Grand Jury, Cork County, 1834 - 1898

Mallow Infirmary Minute Book, 1784 - 1862   SM630 List

Our Lady’s Hospital (previously Cork District Lunatic Asylum), 1850-1958. (Access restrictions apply).

Rural District Councils 1899-1925

Town Councils (formerly Urban District Councils and Town Commissioners) 

Youghal Corporation, Council Books, 1610 -1840   YTR/B

Youghal Borough, Poll Books and Registry List  YTR/PB