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Saturday, 12 April 2014

National Archives: some collections temporarily closed

The National Archives of Ireland has advised the temporary closure of some of its archives as a result of continuing refurbishment works. The records affected are held in the National Archives' Four Courts storage area and will be off-limits on certain dates between Wednesday 16 April and Friday 9 May.

The main series of archives affected are as follows:

16-17 April
Wills, pre-1975
Letters of Administration (Admons), pre-1975
Crown and Peace, pre-1922
Circuit Court (see Summary index for counties and years)

1-2 May
High Court, Summary summons files, 1936-62
High Court, Stateside files, 1959-62
Appeals to High Court
High Court of Justice documents, pre-1927
Landed Estates Court LEC 3
Royal Hospital Kilmainham
Companies Registration Office
Quit Rent Office
Office of Public Works

8-9 May
Crown and Peace, pre-1922 (see Summary index for counties and years)
Circuit Court (see Summary index for counties and years)
Business Survey Records
Schedules of Assets
Ordnance Survey, Content & Levelling Registers

You can download the Summary Index here (pdf 60kb). Works-notice.pdf

The National Archives plans to complete the Four Courts works in 2014.