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The RCB Library holds a complete set of the Journals For The Association for the Preservation of the Memorials of the Dead, Ireland. Published annually between 1888 and 1934, these volumes contain details of gravestone inscriptions throughout Ireland. The inscriptions were submitted by voluntary contributors reporting from various counties sending in transcriptions, rubbings, drawings and sometimes photographs. Entries are arranged alphabetically by county and sub–divided by parish, also in alphabetical order. The journals were the idea of Colonel Philip Doyne Vigors. As a soldier in the 11th Devonshire Regiment and 19th Prince of Wales Own Regiment, Vigors was a keen…

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