Ninth Annual Report of St. Brigid's Orphanage (1965)

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Title

Ninth Annual Report of St. Brigid's Orphanage (1965)

Date

1865

Creator

St. Brigid's Orphanage

Description

Ninth Annual Report of St. Brigid’s Orphanage (1865) (presented at Annual Meeting, 16 December 1865). It is submitted by the ‘Directors’ of St. Brigid’s Orphanage. It details the number of orphans; reunification of orphans with parents; orphan adoptions; orphan apprenticeships; the schooling of orphans; and the rearing of orphans. Examples of orphan circumstances are depicted, alongside parent testimonies. It describes support and donations for the cause; noting the support of clergymen and several guild associations. The boarding-out (foster care) system is described; and salaries paid to nurses (foster parents) is discussed. Protocols for religious instruction and education in general is detailed. The report discusses the addition of another two schools as part of their operations. The report intermingles Protestant indoctrination and the benefits of a Catholic education. Several speeches and resolutions from the annual meeting are printed in the report. 1 page is donated to the purchase the Glasnevin complex, architecture, function, and surrounds. A list of benefactors and donations to St. Brigid’s Orphanage is listed (including clergymen and guild associations). In the appendix is a letter of solicitation for support, donations and subscriptions. Also, in the appendix is an extract of a pamphlet published by his Lordship the Bishop of Southwark and kindly presented to St. Brigid’s Orphanage, titled ‘Practical Direction and Suggestions as to Appointed Testamentary Guardian.’

Subject

St. Brigid's Orphanage
46 Eccles Street, Dublin, Ireland
Orphan statistics
Boarding-out system
Nurses (foster parents)
Education
St. Brigid's schools
Proselytism
Finance
Benefactors
Speeches & Resolutions
Glasnevin Convent
Aylward, Margaret (1810-1889)

Source

Reports 1857-1878 (HFA1-O-ES-F-33-SBO-AR-1857-1878)

Publisher

William Powell (10 Essex Bridge, Dublin)

Identifier

HFA1-O-ES-F-33-SBO-AR09.pdf

Type

Text
book section

Format

PDF

Rights

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This resource may be used and reproduced (with accreditation) under the following license:
Attribution-NonCommercial-NoDerivatives 4.0 International (CC BY-NC-ND 4.0)

Language

eng

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Ref Code

HFA1/O/ES/F/33/SBO-AR09

Existence and location of originals

Sisters of the Holy Faith Congregational Archives, Aylward House, Holy Faith Convent, Glasnevin, Dublin 11

Extent and medium

1 report, 52 pages

Files

HFA1-O-ES-F-33-SBO-AR09.pdf

Citation

St. Brigid's Orphanage, “Ninth Annual Report of St. Brigid's Orphanage (1965),” Holy Faith Sisters Digital Archive, accessed June 17, 2021, http://hfsdigitalarchive.org/view-collections/items/show/20.

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