Religious Institutions

Archives from religious institutions

Archives held by CCCA from religious institutions are often copies and microfilms of original records. The original archives are usually held by the religious institutions/parishes.

Examples of some of the records held from/relating to religious institutions in CCCA:

For a full listing do a search of our online catalogue, particularly using the subject index.

  • Bishop Moylan Correspondence 1775-1827
  • Christ Church/Holy Trinity Registers 1643-1846
  • Cork Catholic Young Mens Society 1852-1969
  • David J. Butler deposit of Church Pamphlets and Pipe Organ Index, (1950s) 1970-1993
  • Goleen, near Schull, West Cork, parish Registers, 1827 - 1864
  • Heritage The A-Z DNA of Cork Jewry, Jewish Ireland Series Vol.XVII (23 Feb 2013 Edition), 1880s-2013.
  • Holy Trinity Parish Cork City, Valuation List  1831
  • Irish Guild of St.Luke and SS. Cosmas and Damian (Cork Branch) 1934 - 1968
  • Killeagh Church of Ireland parish register 1776-1884
  • Kinsale Convent of Mercy, extracts from annals, 1845 - 1896
  • Presbyterian Congregation, Princes Street, Cork, 1717-1862
  • Priests of the Diocese of Cork compiled by Fr. Coakley, C.C.,1700-1850
  • Religious Practices and Customs of County Cork, Oral History Project, 2010 (1920s-1990s)
  • Richard Dowden personal archive, variety of religious ephemera, 1800s.
  • Scots Church , Cobh 1841-1860 & 1867-1951
  • Samuel F. Hynes Architect, church drawings, 1890s - 1922
  • Sick Poor Society, Cork (North Parish) 1820-2000
  • Society of Friends (Quakers) Cork and Munster records  1650 -1909
  • St. Augustines Church, Cork, confraternity records, 1883-1950s
  • St Luke's Parish Magazine and Church of Ireland Monthly, 1898-1902
  • St.Mary's Cathedral Parish Records (North Cathedral), 1748-1880
  • St.Peter's Parish, Cork City, account books, 1770-1814
  • St.Stephen's Hospital (Blue Coat Hospital) 1699 - 1916


Blackpool Church, Carving by Seamus Murphy RHA
Blackpool Church, Carving by Seamus Murphy RHA