Thirty-Fourth Annual Report of St. Brigid's Orphanage (1890)

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Title

Thirty-Fourth Annual Report of St. Brigid's Orphanage (1890)

Date

1891

Creator

Sisters of the Holy Faith; St. Brigid's Orphanage

Description

Thirty-Fourth Annual Report of St. Brigid’s Orphanage (1890). It is submitted by the Sisters of the Holy Faith. The report details the number of orphans; reunification of orphans with parents; orphan adoptions; orphan apprenticeships; the schooling of orphans; and the rearing of orphans. An example of orphan circumstances is depicted. The boarding-out (foster care) system is discussed, and premiums paid to nurses (foster parents) is noted. Protocols for religious instruction and education in general is detailed. The death of Sister M. Frances Allingham is noted. She was one of Margaret Aylward’s’ long time companions and assistants. The report discusses the work of the Holy Faith schools. It provides statistics on attendance; and of children who completed First Communion, and Confirmation. Holy Faith Schools are not in receipt of state aid. It describes the benefits of a Catholic education over a secular education. It notes the continuation of the lending library. The addition of a school and residence for the Sisters of the Holy Faith in Little Strand. A list of benefactors and donations to St. Brigid’s Orphanage and Holy Faith Schools 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 a description of assistance of the Sisters of the Holy Faith to the Society of the Blessed Virgin Mary, Queen Of Charity, in Lower 65 Lower Jervis Street; and 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
Glasnevin, Dublin, Ireland
Orphan statistics
Boarding-out system
Nurses (foster parents)
Education
Holy Faith schools
Sisters of the Holy Faith
Finance
Benefactors
Aylward, Margaret (1810-1889)

Source

St. Brigid’s Orphanage Annual Reports 1880-1991 (HFA1/O/ES/F/33/SBO-AR-1880-1891)

Publisher

William Powell (22 Parliament Street, Dublin)

Identifier

HFA1-O-ES-F-33-SBO-AR34.pdf

Type

Text

Format

PDF

Rights

Copyright © & Intellectual Property Rights (IPR) belong to the Holy Faith Sisters.
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-AR34

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, 40 pages

Files

HFA1-O-ES-F-33-SBO-AR34.pdf

Citation

Sisters of the Holy Faith; St. Brigid's Orphanage, “Thirty-Fourth Annual Report of St. Brigid's Orphanage (1890),” Holy Faith Sisters Digital Archive, accessed September 28, 2022, http://hfsdigitalarchive.org/view-collections/items/show/45.

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