Christian Brothers Schools Limerick, 1856-1925

Reference code: IE LA P34

Extent: 15 items

Scope & Content

School Registers (1856-1925), St. Michaels Parish School (1856-1886), Cecil Street Rooms (1856-1884), Northumberland Rooms, St. Michael’s Lane (1856-1887), St. Munchins, Thomondgate School, (1883-1925), Sexton Street (1883-1923), Additional Register (1856-1886), General Admissions Registers (1890-1915), Examination Results (1899-1920), Financial Records (1885-1893), Newspaper Cuttings(1886-1898)        

 

 

 

 

 

Subjects

Christian Brothers Schools Limerick

Creator(s)

Christian Brothers Schools Limerick

Biographical / Historical Note

The collection is arranged into three sections. Section A consists of school registers for the variousLimerickCityschools, dating from. It has not been possible to determine the origin of a small number of registers, which is noted in the list. Section B consists of records examination results received by pupils in the Limerick Christian Brothers Schools, between 1899 and 1920. Section C consists of a record of donors and donations received by the Christian Brothers between 1885 and 1893. Section D consists of newspaper cuttings relating to Christian Brothers inLimerickbetween 1886 and 1898. This collection will be most useful to family historians as the school registers generally include details relating to name and address of parents of the pupil, the occupation of the pupil’s father, and whether the pupil was transferred to another school or began employment. It will also be useful to researchers of nineteenth century education trends, and local historians.

 

The collection was deposited on loan toLimerickArchives in 2001.

The collection has been digitised with the approval of Limerick CBS School, Sexton Street, Limerick.  Limerick City Archives wishes to thank the school management for the cooperation in this venture.

Adminstrative Information

Access Restrictions: N.A.

Use Restrictions: Copyright retained by CBS, Limerick

Related Materials: 

N.A.


Collection Content


A. School Registers (1856-1925)

 

(i) St. Michaels Parish School (1856-1886)

School registers for St. Michaels Parish School.  Details recorded for each pupil include date of admission, number on registry, residence, age, classroom admitted into, occupation of parents, date of leaving school and proficiency on leaving in reading, arithmetic, grammar, geography, book keeping and mathematics. Includes column titled 'observations' with entries such as 'went to another school', 'most inattentive', 'went to business'. Includes printed classification sheet explaining how class and proficiency levels are to be entered. Includes also comments to students transferred between the various classrooms in St. Michaels and pupils transferred to other Christian Brother Schools inLimerick.

   P34/1. 8 December 1856-16 November 1886 (DjVu - 21.6 Mb)
    Appears to relate to classroom number 1.
Extent: c. 50ff
Access Rules: N.A.


   P34/2. 24 November 1856-26 November 1876; 18 January 1881-25 January 1887 (DjVu - 12.2 Mb)
    Appears to relate to classroom number 2.
Extent: c. 50ff
Access Rules: N.A.


   P34/3. 30 November 1876 – 24 May 1877 (DjVu - 17.1 Mb)
    Classroom number 5. Includes list of pupils dated 13 March 1898 with details of exams passed.
Extent: c. 50ff
Access Rules: N.A.


 

(ii) Cecil Street Rooms (1856-1884)

   P34/4. c. 1856-c. March 1884 (DjVu - 1038 Mb)
    School Registry for Cecil Street Rooms. Details recorded for each pupil include date of admission, number on registry, residence, age, classroom admitted into, occupation of parents, date of leaving school and proficiency on leaving in reading, arithmetic, grammar, geography, book keeping and mathematics. Includes column titled ‘observations’ with notes regarding pupils such as to 4th', to 5th' '6th room' '7th room', 'to 8th room’ and ‘Mr. Walsh, 9th School’
Extent: c. 40ff
Access Rules: N.A.


 

(iii) Northumberland Rooms, St. Michael’s Lane (1856-1887)

   P34/5. 1 December 1856-26 January 1887 (DjVu - 22.2 Mb)
    School Registry for Northumberland Rooms, St Michael’s Lane, Class Room Number 1. Details recorded for each pupil include date of admission, number on registry, residence, age, classroom admitted into, occupation of parents, date of leaving school and proficiency on leaving in reading, arithmetic, grammar, geography, book keeping and mathematics. Includes column titled ‘observations’. Includes printed classification sheet explaining how class and proficiency levels are to be entered.
Extent: c/ 120ff
Access Rules: N.A.


 

(iv) St. Munchins Parish, Thomondgate (1883-1925)

   P34/6. 9 April 1883-7 October 1925 (DjVu - 11.1 Mb)
    Admissions Register of St. Munchin's, Thomondgate, Limerick. Details recorded include pupils name, number on register, date of admission, date of birth, residence, occupation of parents, last school attended by pupil, highest standard in which pupil was there examined, successive standards in which pupil was presented in this school (date entered), subject and stages passed by pupil in Kensington Examination, grade passed by pupil in intermediate examination, date of leaving, and notes on character and conduct of pupil. Includes also alphabetical index to entries recording pupil's name and his number on the register. Includes printed instructions on how entries should be made in the register.
Extent: c. 70ff
Access Rules: N.A.


 

 

(v) Sexton Street(1883-1923)

   P34/7. 2 October 1883-17 August 1891 (DjVu - 4.70 Mb)
    School Register for Sexton Street School, Number of School '8'. Details recorded include date of admission, pupil's name, residence, proficiency, class, extra subjects, occupation of parents, date of leaving school, proficiency on leaving and grade of intermediate of any passed on leaving school, and general observations. General observations include entries such as 'in 10th room', 'to 9th school as monitor' and 'to business'. The left-hand corner of each page is generally occasionally initialed by the Brother, who made the entries. Includes additional list of students and exams passed. Includes printed classification sheet explaining how class and proficiency levels are to be entered. Includes some reading passages with words translated to Irish and book keeping notes at rear.
Extent: c. 25 ff
Access Rules: N.A.


   P34/8. 3 June 1890- 3 September 1906 (DjVu - 30.2 Mb)
    Admissions Register No 1, Upper Schools, St. Michael's Place. Details recorded include: pupils name, number on register, date of admission, date of birth, residence, occupation of parents, last school attended by pupil, highest standard in which pupil was there examined, successive standards in which pupil was presented in this school (date entered), subject and stages passed by pupil in Kensington Examination, grade passed by pupil in intermediate examination, date of leaving, and notes on character and conduct of pupil. Includes also alphabetical index to entries recording pupil's name and his number on the register. Includes printed instructions on how entries should be made in the register.
Extent: c. 14 ff
Access Rules: N.A.


   P34/9. 10 September 1906-12 September 1923 (DjVu - 24.2 Mb)
    Admissions Register [No.2] of Upper Schools, [St, Michael’s Place], Limerick. Details recorded include pupils name, number on register, date of admission, date of birth, residence, occupation of parents, last school attended by pupil, highest standard in which pupil was there examined, successive standards in which pupil was presented in this school (date entered), subject and stages passed by pupil in Kensington Examination, grade passed by pupil in intermediate examination, date of leaving, and notes on character and conduct of pupil. Includes also alphabetical index to entries recording pupil's name and his number on the register. Includes printed instructions on how entries should be made in the register.
Extent: c. 100 ff
Access Rules: N.A.


 

(vi) Additional Registers (1856-1886)

   P34/10. 3 December 1856- 1858; [] July 1865-13 October 1884 (DjVu - 11.2 Mb)
    School Registry for Christian Brothers School, 2nd School, (school unidentified). Details recorded for each pupil include date of admission, number on registry, residence, age, classroom admitted into, occupation of parents, date of leaving school and proficiency on leaving in reading, arithmetic, grammar, geography, book keeping and mathematics. Includes column titled ‘observations’. Includes printed classification sheet explaining how class and proficiency levels are to be entered. Includes note 'a list of the names of the boys of No. 1 school has been commenced on the outside E.H.B'. Includes 'New List of the boys of 22nd School'
Extent: c. 60 ff
Access Rules: N.A.


   P34/11. 1 December 1856-24 April 1876; 9 November 1880-[] September 1886 (DjVu - 14.6 Mb)
    School Registry for Christian Brothers School, 7th Room (School unidentified). Details recorded for each pupil include date of admission, number on registry, residence, age, classroom admitted into, occupation of parents, date of leaving school and proficiency on leaving in reading, arithmetic, grammar, geography, book keeping and mathematics. Includes column titled ‘observations’. Includes printed classification sheet explaining how class and proficiency levels are to be entered. No entries made between 1876 and 1880 and annotations in pages include remark initialed by J.J. B 'to be kept in future'.
Extent: c. 70 ff
Access Rules: N.A.


 

(vii) General Admissions Register (1890-1915)

   P34/12. c. April 1890-11 June 1894; 17 August 1911-15 November 1915 (DjVu - 7.35 Mb)
    Admissions Register No. 2 consisting of general admissions into Limerick Christian Brothers schools in the first section (1890-1894) and intermediate school register in the second section (1911-1915). Details recorded include: pupils name, number on register, date of admission, date of birth, residence, occupation of parents, last school attended by pupil, highest standard in which pupil was there examined, successive standards in which pupil was presented in this school (date entered), subject and stages, date of leaving, and notes on character and conduct of pupil. Details regarding results achieved in S. Kensington and Intermediate Exam not generally recorded. Results are recorded in P34/13. Includes also alphabetical index to entries recording pupil's name, his number on the register, and whether name is on general register or intermediate register. Includes printed instructions on how entries should be made in the register.
Extent: c. 30 ff
Access Rules: N.A.


 

 

B.

Examination Results (1899-1920)

   P34/13. 1899-1920 (DjVu - 12.4 Mb)
    Roll and examination results books listing pupils name, date of birth, examination number and results achieved at intermediate exams. Entries generally arranged by year and by category of exam with headings such as 'senior and middle', 'junior', and 'preparatory'. Results are indicated by 'H', 'P' or 'F' for honors, pass or fail. From 1914 onwards the mark received in each subject is also generally noted. Includes occasional notes regarding prizes won by pupils, percentage of pupils passing exams, underage pupils and other matters.
Extent: c. 160 ff
Access Rules: N.A.


 

 

C.

Financial Records (1885-1893)

   P34/14. 25 May 1885 - [] November 1893 (DjVu - 6.93 Mb)
    Volume consisting of financial records and accounts of Christian Brothers Schools, Sexton street, Limerick. Volume includes list of donors and donations received by the school, 1880-1890; list of collectors at each of the church and sums received; rough accounts of house and schools in preparation for entry to the official account book.
Extent: c. 60 pp
Access Rules: N.A.


 

D.

Newspaper Cuttings (1886-1898)

   P34/15. 13 October 1886 - 23 March 1898 (DjVu - 14.6 Mb)
    Volume of newspaper cuttings relating to Christian Schools in Limerick. Newspaper cuttings relate mainly to intermediate examination results; appeal for funds for Christian Schools in particular the J. P Walsh Memorial Schools; Irish National Education Bill (1892); Bruff Scandal 1897.
Extent: c. 100 pp
Access Rules: N.A.


Last update:15/06/2011

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