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The County Council minutes

Cavan County Council held their first meeting on 22 April 1899 ...

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The Grand Jury

The County Grand Jury once possessed functions of a fiscal as well as of a judicial nature ...

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The Drainage Committee

Concerning 'proprietors or any persons interested in any lands liable to be flooded or injured by water ...' The Drainage Acts of Ireland (1846)

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The Belturbet Corporation

In 1610, certain conditions were proposed by the lords of the council in England to Sir Stephen Butler, Belturbet, for establishing a market ...

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The Agriculture Committee

The earliest extant minutes of meetings of the Agriculture Committee date from 1912 ...

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The County Council Rates

Prior to the Local Government (Ireland) Act, 1898, the principal local taxes were the county cess, the poor rate and various rates paid in towns including water and improvement rates ...

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The Cavan Town Commissioners

Cavan Town was governed by the Cavan Town Commissioners during the period 1855-1900. A small amount of archives survive ...

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The Board of Health

Boards of Health and Public Assistance were established under the Local Government (Temporary Provisions) Act, 1923 ...

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The National Schools

Information includes names of pupils, their ages in years and months, religious denomination, and attendance information ...

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The Private Collections

Cavan County Archives Service holds various collections acquired from private sources, including the Farnham Estate Archives ...

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The Co-operatives

This collection contains random original and copy documents relating to several Co-operative Societies in County Cavan ...

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The Poor Law Unions

In terms of usefulness for genealogical research, these minute books do contain some interesting information ...

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The Rural District Councils

Rural District Councils did not remain in existence for very long ...