The Brigade Activity Reports: how to search (the direct way)

The Brigade Activity Reports in the Military Service Pensions Collection were released in February 2019. With the IRA Nominal Rolls, the BARs form a very significant source of information and inform us on the individual claims lodged by the veterans of the Irish struggle for independence. There are completely unique records If you are unsure…

April – June 1919 – Part 2/4

This is the second part of our basic chronology for the year 1919, linking MSPC files to various events that happened that year. All individuals linked to major or smaller events will be added as the archivists’ processing work progresses. Events may also be added as found. Part 1: January-March available here.Part 3: July-SeptemberPart 4:…

January – March 1919 – Part 1/4

This is the first installment of what is intended to be a basic chronology for the year 1919, linking MSPC files (mostly individual claims) to events that happened that year. All individuals linked to major or smaller events will be added as the archivists’ processing work progresses. Three other posts will follow (Part 2: April-June;…