Limerick City Council Minute Books, 1841-1972

  • Reference code: IE LA L/MIN 
  • Extent: 39.00 Items

Scope & Content

Limerick City Council Minute Books (1841-1972)

Subjects

City Hall, Merchant's Quay,City Manager, Environment, Fire Prevention, Freemen, Housing, Limerick City Council, Limerick Corporation, Limerick County Borough, Local administration,Local Government, Mayor, Public Health, Rates,Rutland Street, Limerick, Sanitation, Water

Creator(s)

Limerick City Council

Biographical / Historical Note

 

Under the Municipal Corporations (Ireland) Act 1840, Limerick Corporation was reformed. The City Council now consisted of 40 elected councillors from 5 electoral wards The franchise was extended to include all adult males that owned property valued at £10 per annum. Martin Honan, a Catholic merchant was elected as the first mayor of the reformed corporation. The minute books document the decisions, correspondence and activities of the City Council from this period.

Minute Books L/MIN/1 to L/MIN/12 covering the period 11 November 1841- 30 June 1926 are in handwritten format and have been microfilmed.  They will be made available digitally shortly. 

Administrative Information

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  • Related Materials: IE LA L/SMIN; Limerick City Council Special Committee Minute Books; Dr. Matthew Potter, The Government and the people of Limerick, the History of Limerick Corporation/ City Council 1197-2006; Dr. Matthew Potter, First Citizens of the Treaty City, The Mayors and Mayoralty of Limerick 1197-2007.

Collection Content

Limerick City Council Minute Books 1841-1972

  • (From microfilm) The minute books document the decisions, correspondence and activities of the City Council from 11 November 1841 - 15 December 1849 
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  • (From microfilm) The minute books document the decisions, correspondence and activities of the City Council from 1 January 1850 - 5 December 1867 
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PDF File: L/MIN/3(1). Limerick City Council Minute Book 14 June 1855 - 15 December 1859

  • (From microfilm) The minute books document the decisions, correspondence and activities of the City Council from 14 June 1855 - 15 December 1859
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  • (From microfilm) The minute books document the decisions, correspondence and activities of the City Council from 1865 - 1870 
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  • (From microfilm) The minute books document the decisions, correspondence and activities of the City Council from 1 January 1868 - 2 December 1880 
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PDF File: L/MIN/5. Limerick City Council Minute Book 1 January 1881 - 21 June 1888 

  • (From microfilm) The minute books document the decisions, correspondence and activities of the City Council from 1 January 1881 - 21 June 1888 
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  • (From microfilm) The minute books document the decisions, correspondence and activities of the City Council from 5 July 1888 - 22 April 1895 
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  • (From microfilm) The minute books document the decisions, correspondence and activities of the City Council from 2 May 1895 - 23 February 1900 
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PDF File: L/MIN/8. Limerick City Council Minute Book 24 February 1900 - 3 June 1904 

  • (From microfilm) The minute books document the decisions, correspondence and activities of the City Council from 24 February 1900 - 3 June 1904 
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  • (From microfilm) The minute books document the decisions, correspondence and activities of the City Council from 7 July 1904 - 2 July 1908 
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  • (From microfilm) The minute books document the decisions, correspondence and activities of the City Council from 6 August 1908 - 7 June 1912 
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  • (From microfilm) The minute books document the decisions, correspondence and activities of the City Council from 1 August 1912 - 3 January 1918 
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  • (From microfilm) The minute books document the decisions, correspondence and activities of the City Council from 23 January 1918 - 30 June 1926 
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PDF File: L/MIN/13. Limerick City Council Minute Book 18 November 1920 - 6 October 1921 

  • (From microfilm) The minute books document the decisions, correspondence and activities of the City Council from 18 November 1920 - 6 October 1921 
  • Extent: 277pp
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PDF File: L/MIN/14. Limerick City Council Minute Book 5 August 1926 - 13 July 1928 

  • (From microfilm + OCR enabled) The minute books document the decisions, correspondence and activities of the City Council from 5 August 1926 - 13 July 1928
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  • (From microfilm + OCR enabled) The minute books document the decisions, correspondence and activities of the City Council from 2 August 1928 to 10 December 1929
  • Extent: 310pp
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PDF File: L/MIN/16. Limerick City Council Minute Book 2 January 1930 - 14 December 1932 

  • (From microfilm + OCR enabled) The minute books document the decisions, correspondence and activities of the City Council from 2 January 1930 to 14 December 1932
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  • (From microfilm + OCR enabled) The minute books document the decisions, correspondence and activities of the City Council from 5 January 1933 to 31 October 1934 
  • Extent: 412pp
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  • (From microfilm + OCR enabled) The minute books document the decisions, correspondence and activities of the City Council from 22 November 1934 to 12 March 1940 
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  • (From microfilm + OCR enabled) The minute books document the decisions, correspondence and activities of the City Council from 9 April 1940 to 6 December 1943. 
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  • (From microfilm + OCR enabled) The minute books document the decisions, correspondence and activities of the City Council from 21 February 1944 to 15 April 1947 
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  • (From microfilm + OCR enabled) The minute books document the decisions, correspondence and activities of the City Council from 10 June 1947 to 13 December 1951 
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  • (From microfilm + OCR enabled) The minute books document the decisions, correspondence and activities of the City Council from 14 January 1952 to 13 September 1954
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  • (From microfilm + OCR enabled) The minute books document the decisions, correspondence and activities of the City Council from 18 October 1954 to 10 December 1956 
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  • (From microfilm + OCR enabled) The minute books document the decisions, correspondence and activities of the City Council from 14 January 1957 to 11 May 1959
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  • (Scanned in colour + OCR enabled) The minute books document the decisions, correspondence and activities of the City Council from 8 June 1959 to 12 December 1960
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  • (Scanned in colour + OCR enabled) The minute books document the decisions, correspondence and activities of the City Council from 5 December 1960 to 11 December 1961 
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  • (Scanned in colour + OCR enabled) The minute books document the decisions, correspondence and activities of the City Council from 8 January 1962 to 10 December 1962 
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  • (Scanned in colour + OCR enabled) The minute books document the decisions, correspondence and activities of the City Council from 10 December 1962 to 9 December 1963 
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PDF File: L/MIN/29. Limerick City Council Minute Book 13 January 1964 - 18 December 1964 

  • (Scanned in colour + OCR enabled) The minute books document the decisions, correspondence and activities of the City Council from 13 January 1964 to 18 December 1964 
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  • (Scanned in colour + OCR enabled) The minute books document the decisions, correspondence and activities of the City Council from 18 December 1964 to 14 December 1965 
  • Extent: 599pp
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  • (Scanned in colour + OCR enabled) The minute books document the decisions, correspondence and activities of the City Council from 14 December 1965 to 13 December 1966 
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PDF File: L/MIN/32. Limerick City Council Minute Book 13 December 1966 - 12 December 1967 

  • (Scanned in colour + OCR enabled) The minute books document the decisions, correspondence and activities of the City Council from 13 December 1966 to 12 December 1967 
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  • (Scanned in colour + OCR enabled) The minute books document the decisions, correspondence and activities of the City Council from 9 January 1968 to 26 November 1968 
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  • (Scanned in colour + OCR enabled) The minute books document the decisions, correspondence and activities of the City Council from 14 January 1969 to 9 December 1969 
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PDF File: L/MIN/35. Limerick City Council Minute Book 9 December 1969 - 14 December 1970 

  • (Scanned in colour + OCR enabled) The minute books document the decisions, correspondence and activities of the City Council from 9 December 1969 to 14 December 1970 
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  • (Scanned in colour + OCR enabled) The minute books document the decisions, correspondence and activities of the City Council from 11 January 1971 - 13 December 1971 
  • Extent: 1128pp
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  • (Scanned in colour+ OCR enabled) The minute books document the decisions, correspondence and activities of the City Council from 10 January 1972 - 12 June 1972 
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  • (Scanned in colour+ OCR enabled) The minute books document the decisions, correspondence and activities of the City Council from 3 July 1972 - 11 December 1972 
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