Click on the link below to read the introduction (preface). Also included are:
- a photograph of Rev. William E. Meade, Lord Bishop of Cork, Cloyne, and Ross,
- the title page,
- list of subscribers,
- list of contents,
- ‘State of the United Diocese in 1863’, which goes into detail on all three dioceses (Cork, Cloyne, and Ross),
- a photograph of St Finbarre's Cathedral.
The pages will open in PDF format and are text searchable.
(Cole's record of bishops of Cork, Cloyne and Ross since 1862 is available to view in a separate PDF.)