The indoor relief registers contain the names, addresses, religion and occupation of those who entered the workhouse.
Registers of births and deaths in the workhouse survive for some Poor Law Unions.
The records of over 1,600 national (later known as public elementary or primary) schools in Northern Ireland, mainly from the 1860s to the 1940s, are accessible at PRONI.
Valuations were carried out on buildings and land in order to determine what rates should be paid.
Each book usually provides details such as the name of the occupier, the person from whom the property was leased, and a description of the property.
The minute books contain the names of those who failed to comply with the workhouse rules, who absconded or who were given assistance to emigrate.
Boards of Guardians records are closed for 100 years after the date of the last register entry.