Wednesday 19 August 2020

National Archives of Ireland releases "Teachers' Census"

As part of National Heritage Week, the National Archives of Ireland has released a full list of working National School teachers as recorded at 31 March 1905. list, List of Teachers Employed by the Commissioners of National Education, comes from the Privy Council Office and records the names and ages of teachers, where they themselves went to school, their place of teacher training, their length of service and where they were currently posted and in what capacity.

This release is presented in an alphabetically arranged series of 35 pdf downloads.

If you have ancestors who were teachers in the late 19th or early 20th centuries, this legible 'teachers' census' is definitely worth checking out. It's island-wide, and it's unique... no later such lists were created.

Click the image to find out more at the NAI's website.