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but 73 Sunday Schools, containing about 7000 Scholars; and there are, by your last returns, 2117 Sunday Schools, and 173,613 Scholars in connexion with your Society alone.

In conclusion, your Committee, with humble gratitude to the Giver of all good for the blessings He has already vouchsafed, again commit your cause to His protection and fostering care, being confident that having begun a good work through the instrumentality of your Society, He will perform it until the end.

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Since the Accounts were closed, on 1st March, the following sums

have been received from Associations, Sunday School Unions, &c. IRELAND.

L. S. d. Carnew Religious Association

5 12 09 Drogheda Association

1 0 Drumsna Association

3 6 8 Wicklow Penny-a-week Association

18 12 1 ENGLAND. The Worshipful the Skinners' Company

25 00 Collected by Mrs. Benjamin Droz

2 10 6 Do. W. Hunter, Esq. Cheltenham

£2 0 0
Do.
Rev. J. Brown,
Do.

1 0 0

300 Do. Mrs. Loft, and Miss R. Cartwright, Westgate, Louth, Lincolnshire

7 0 0 One-third of a collection made at the Rev. Mr. French's Church,

Burton-on-Trent, after a Sermon preached on Sunday, 13th

April, 1828, by Rev. Mr. Peers, – (deducting expenses). 6 8 4 Plymouth, Devonport and Stonehouse Union Society

6600 Portsmouth Ladies Box Association, by Miss Grey

17 61 Bristol and Clifton Union Society

63 0 Norwich Auxiliary

14 19 4 Leeds Association, by Rev. G. Walker

18 8 6 Hull Association, by W. H. Dikes, Esq.

6 6 1 Retford Sunday School Union

4 3 4 Schools in the neighbourhood of Hereford-transmitted by Rev. H. Gipps

£5 15 0 Rev. H. Gipps

1 1 0

6 16 0 Bond-street Sunday School, Leicester—from teachers and scholars

7 London-Ebenezer Sunday School, Hammersmith, by Rev.J. Day 70 Do. Swallow-street Sunday School, from teachers and scholars-by Mr. Baisler

1 0 0 Do. Maze Pond Girls' Sunday School, by Mr. Haighton 0 13 6 Do. Paddington Chapel Sunday School, from teachers and scholars-by Mr. Tudor

3 13 6 Do. Poultry Chapel Sunday School (additional)

1 0 0 Do. Well-street ( Hackney, Sunday School

1 10 0 Wem Association, by Miss Hill

5 0 0 Exeter and Devon Union Society, by J. Synge, Esq.

0 0 Bath English and Irish Ladies Association, by Miss Fitzgerald 45 0 Chester Sabbath School Union, contributed' by the teachers and scholars of 18 Sunday Schools

8 00 Shrewsbury and Shropshire Auxiliary Society, by R. Phayre, Esq. 4 0 0 Bath Sunday School Union, by Mr. Joseph Pearson

15 17 6 SCOTLAND. Contributions from Glasgow, by William M'Gavin, Esq.

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A Subscription of Fifty Guineas constitutes a GOVERNOŘ of this Society for Life-of Ten Pounds, a Member for Life-or of One Guinea, a Member for one year.

Subscriptions in aid of the funds of this Society, will be received by Messrs. Puget, Bainbridge and Co. St. Paul's Church yard, or by Mr. J. Johnston, at the Society's Office, 32, Sackvillestreet; Piccadilly, London; by Messrs. Robert and Thomas Raikes, Hull ; by John Coates, Esq. Banker, Ripon and Knaresborough ; by Samuel Hope, Esq. Liverpool; by William Chapman, Esq. Newcastle-on-Tyne ; by the Rev. Benjamin Swete, or Lieut. Neligan, 9, Grand Parade, Cork; by Messrs. John David La Touche and Co.; and at the Depository, No. 16, Upper Sackville-street, Dublin.

All Letters, Communications, &c. are to be addressed to “ The Secretaries of the Sunday School Society for Ireland, 16, Upper Şackville-street, Dublin;" and when transmitted from any part of Ireland, and solely on the business of the Society, are to be inclosed in a cover, directed

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M. GOODWIN, Printer, 29, Denmark-street, Dublin.

NINETEENTH REPORT

OF THE

SUNDAY SCHOOL SOCIETY

FOR IRELAND,

ADOPTED AT THE ANNUAL MEETING OF THE SOCIETY,
HEĻD IN THE ROTUNDA, DUBLIN, ON

THE 8TH OF APRIL, 1829:

TO WHICH IS SUBJOINED

EXTRACTS OF CORRESPONDENCE,

AND

A LIST OF SCHOOLS AND SUBSCRIBERS, &c. &c.

Subscriptions in aid of the funds of this Society, will be received by Messrs. John David La Touche and Co. Dublin, and at the Depository, No. 16, Upper Sackville-street, Dublin ; by the Rev. Benjamin Swete, or Lieut. Neligan, 9, Grand Parade, Cork; by Messrs. Puget, Bainbridge & Co. St. Paul's Church-yard, or by Mr. J. Johnston, at the Society's Office, 32, Sackville-street, Piccadilly, London ; by Messrs. Robert & Thomas Raikes, Hull; by John Coates, Esq. Banker, Ripon and Knaresborough ; by Samuel Hope, Esq. Liverpool; by Wm. Chapman, Esq. Newcastle-on-Tyne ; by w. D. Crewdson, Esq. Jun. Kendal ; by Messrs. Eaton and Co. Bankers, Swansea; by Messrs. Guest and Co. Bankers, Cardiff; by Robert Paul, Esq. Commercial Bank, Edinburgh ; by Wm. M'Gavin, Esq. Glasgow í by the Rev. John Murray, and Mr. W. Merrielees, Aberdeen ; and by Mr. John Bower, Perth.

It is earnestly requested that this Report may not be destroyed, but
preserved and circulated, particularly among the Conductors

and Teachers of Sunday and other Schools.

DUBLIN:

PRINTED FOR THE SOCIETY,
BY M. GOODWIN, 29, DENMARK-STREET.

page

Bequest, (form of) to the Society

iji

Annual General Meeting, when held

ib.

President, Guardians, Committee, and Officers

iy

General Rules and Regulations of the Society

y-yi

Proceedings at the Nineteenth Anniversary of the Society

vii-viii

REPORT

ix to xxiy

Collections from Societies, &c. in Ireland

Do.

Do. England and Wales x to xii

Do.
Do. Scotland

xiji

Issue of Books

xiv-XV

Statement of the number of Schools in connexion

with the Society, and the dates of their estab-
lishment

xvi-svij

State of the Schools in the several Provinces

Ulster

xvii-xviii

Leinster

xviii-xix

Connaught

xix-xx

Munster

Recapitulation of Schools in the several Provinces,

with the Proportion of Scholars to the Population xxi

Proportion of Scholars reading the Scriptures

ib.

Do. Adults attending the Schools

ib.

Do. Scholars attending Daily Schools

ib.

Concluding observations Local Agency-Util-

ity of the Sunday School System of instruc-

tion, and effects resulting from it

xxi to xxiv

APPENDIX.

Queries (form of) to be answered by applic requiring grå-

tuitous assistance for Sunday Schools

1 to 3

Queries (form of) to be answered by applicants for Bibles, at

Reduced Prices, for Sunday Schools ...

3

Remarks, addressed to the Patrons and Conductors of Schools 4 to 9

Extracts from the Correspondence with the Society

10 to 22

Statement of Schools, Scholars and Teachers connected with

the Society at January, 1828, and January, 1829

23-24

A List of Sunday Schools, in connexion with the Society, arranged according to

Provinces, Counties, and Parishes.

Province of Ulster

25 to 33

Leinster

33 to 37

Connaught

37-98

Munster

38 to 40

Schools (A List of) assisted with Books at Reduced Prices only

40

Donations and Subscriptions from Individuals, and Contribu-

tions from Sunday Schools, Auxiliary Associations, &c.

41 to 84

Life Members

85 to 87

Societies, Sunday School Unions, Sunday Schools, &c. (A List

of) which have contributed to the Society since its formation 87 to 93

Abstract of the Cash Account

94-95

Statement of Schools and Scholars in connexion with the So-

cicty, compared with the Population in cach County

96

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FORM OF A BEQUEST TO THE SOCIETY.

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do give and bequeath unto the Treasurer or Treasurers, for the time being, of a certain voluntary Society, formed in Dublin in the year 1809, entitled, The Hibernian Sunday School Society,but which name has since been changed to that of The Sunday School Society for Ireland,” the sum of

Pounds of lawful Money of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland, to be paid within next after my decease, out of such parts only of my Personal Estate as shall not consist of Chattels real, upon trust, to be applied towards the carrying on the purposes of saitl Society. And I do hereby direct and declare, that the Receipt of the Treasurer or Treasurers, for the time being, of such Society, shall be a sufficient discharge to my Executors for the said Legacy."

N.B.-In ENGLAND such devises of Land, or of Money charged on Land, or to be laid out in Land, are void; but Money or Stock may be given by Will, if not directed to be laid out in Land.

The Annual General Meeting of this Society is held in Dublin, on the Wednesday previous to the Annual Meeting of the Hibernian Bible Society, which takes place on the Second Thursday in April.

All Letters, Communications, &c. are to be addressed to “ The Secretaries of the Sunday School Society for Ireland, 16 Upper Sackville-street, Dublin ;” and when transmitted from any part of Ireland, and solely on the business of the Society, are to be inclosed in a cover directed

Sunday School Society for Ireland.
Sir EDWARD S. LEES,
Cheneral Post Office

DUBLIN,

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