St Mary’s (Church of Ireland) National School, Ardee

Repository: Louth County Archives Service

Identity Statement

TitleSt Mary’s (Church of Ireland) National School, Ardee
Archive ReferenceIE LHA SCH009/
Web Link to this Entry
Creation Dates1954–2002
Extent Medium16 bound volumes


Creator(s): St Mary’s (Church of Ireland) National School, Ardee

  • Administrative History ↴

    St Mary’s (Church of Ireland) National School, Ardee was located on the Dundalk Road, Ardee, and attended by males and females and by Church of Ireland and Catholic pupils. The school was built by funds from the Erasmus Smith Board: the boys’ school-room was completed in 1806 and the girls in 1817. According to the report books, the site that it occupied was one acre and two roods; was non-vested; it was opened as a school in August 1914 and as a national school in February 1954; and had a school committee. The roll number for the school was 16519H. Ardee Educate Together national school opened on the site of St Mary’s national school in September 2002.
  • Archival History ↴

    This collection was donated to Louth County Archives Service in 2011.
  • Immediate Source Acquisition ↴


Content & Structure

  • Scope & Content: St Mary’s (Church of Ireland) National School, Ardee ↴

    This collection contains several daily report books, roll books and registers dating to the years 1954–2002. Information in the books is quite full.

  • Appraisal Destruction ↴

    Retained permanently
  • Accruals ↴

    Further accruals may be expected
  • Arrangement ↴

    The collection is arranged by record type and then chronologically.

Conditions of Access & Use

Access Conditions Access is by appointment and subject to restricted access
Conditions Governing ReproductionCopying is subject to copyright and physical condition.
Creation Dates1954–2002
Extent Medium16 bound volumes
Material Language ScriptEnglish, Irish
Characteristics Tech ReqBound volumes. Fair - good condition. Careful handling required.
Finding Aids Descriptive list can be found on on-line catalogue and on Archive Collections webpage both available at Archive Web Link →

Allied Materials

Originals InformationLouth County Archives Service
Copies InformationSome digitised documents may occasionally be found on
Publication NoteQuane, Michael, ‘The Erasmus Smith School, Ardee’, Journal of the CLAHS, Vol 17, No 1 (1969), pp10-18

Descriptive Control Area

Archivist NoteLorraine McCann, 2013
Rules/ConventionsISAD(G): General International Standard Archival Description. 2nd ed. Ottawa: International Council on Archives, 2000.
Date of Descriptions2013