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Ordnance survey memoir for the parish of Connor

Ordnance survey memoir for the parish of Connor

extracts from Ordnance Survey Parish Memoirs 1830-1840.

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Published by Public Record Office in Belfast .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Photocopy.

ContributionsPublicRecord Office of Northern Ireland.
The Physical Object
Pagination1 v ;
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL17513311M

Much of their dress is of home manufacture. Grazing The heathy rocky summits of Knocksoghey, Legavara and Croaghmore afford some good pasturage. Lisbellanagroagh, 33 Protestants, 12 Catholics, 25 males, 20 females, total 45; this is a private school; the children pay from Is 2d to 2s per quarter; when established: unknown. His list, along with a later summary published by R.

Twenty-three years later, I'm still a confirmed map addict. His list, along with a later summary published by R. They suppress diversions from the fastest route. Londonderry were published in fourteen volumes. Emigration About 15 persons emigrate annually in spring to rie United States of America. It is surrounded on east and south by the high lands of Knocksoghy and Black Park, It is not a post town, but the daily post between Coleraine and Ballycastle passes through it to and fro.

Most of the Explorer and Landranger series are only updated every two to five years. The others number but few of the gentry or upper class. Glimpses of the Past, apart from a most helpful and lengthy introduction, also includes select biographies, a very comprehensive bibliography and, most essential for a work of this kind, a very good index. The swamp is feet high. They also provide information on local schools, churches and landed estates as well as descriptions of the towns and villages and, in some cases, individual townlands.


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Ordnance survey memoir for the parish of Connor book

Information from Doctor Grey and some of the above freeholders. The Letters because they were primarily about antiquities have little to say concerning economic and social life; there are only fleeting references to the great disparities between rich and poor in crowded, pre-famine County Clare.

These farmers hold from 8 to 20 acres …. Fishing furnishes employment occasionally to the farmer residing on the sea-coast. There is very little illicit distillation and no smuggling. The surveyors who undertook this task were also charged with the task of examining individual place-names details and variants to determine a suitable spelling for each name which did not already have a standardised English form and with recording this information in a series of volumes known as Name Books.

The search will take a few moments if you ask for all the place-names in a county. Climate The climate is moist. Very little meat is used by them. Its extreme length is 8 and three-quarters miles and breath 7; it contains 23, acres, about 6, of which are cultivated, 16, acres uncultivated and acres of water and Natural Features.

But there is something about paper maps, beyond their place in British culture and history, that inspires devotion in their owners. They marry very early, 2 girls having lately married at Londonderry, XIV [Vol.

Clare Library. O'Donovan had a very high regard for MacCloskey, who was classical teacher. For MacCloskey to have won the admiration of O'Donovan, a leading Irish scholar, was a considerable achievement. But they encourage passivity.

Fieldwork in Clare, however, in the cold months of October and November was a tough business. Ballinloo, master William Gillespie, Established Church; pay school, annual income 10 or 12 pounds; schoolhouse stone and lime, lately built by proprietor of soil; number of pupils by the Protestant return: 17 Established Church, 3 Presbyterians, 2 Roman Catholics, 14 males, 8 females; by the Roman Catholic return: 16 Established Church, 6 Presbyterians, 2 Roman Catholics, 16 males, 8 females; superintended by the clergyman, who contributes to master's salary.

The appearance of the coast is not striking except at Urrismanagh, Dunaff and Binnion, which present fine precipices to the ocean; the rest are generally low. They are honest, peaceable, industrious and well conducted, and very hospitable and obliging in their dispositions.

There is, however, a good deal of nice society among the neighbouring gentry and clergy, who are hospitable and attentive to strangers. They use some tea and baker's bread, and at fairs and markets they indulge in a little whiskey.

Some information on local names can also be found within the memoirs. Londonderry, VI [Vol. Every topographical prominence or strange signature on the landscape was explained with reference to either holy men, fairies, the Firbolg or Tuatha de Danann.

Schools The introduction of schools has caused a very visible change for the better on the moral habits of the rising generation, and the advantages they offer are embraced by the people, who seem rather anxious for information and to have their children instructed see Table of Schools.

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Jul 01,  · ordnance survey memoir for the parish of skerry July 1, July 1, by GOAHS The Society wishes to thank the Officers of the Royal Irish Academy for kindly permitting the publication of these Memoirs, and the Staff of the Public Record Office of Northern Ireland for its assistance in transcribing the text.

The Ordnance Survey Memoirs are a uniquely detailed source for the history of the northern half of Ireland immediately before the Great Famine. They were written in the s to accompany the Ordnance Survey maps, but were not published at the time.

In these new editions they act as a 19th century Domesday book and are essential to the understanding of the cultural heritage of their. Estate records citing this source. Found 82 estate records citing this source. Estate Mason (Kerry). Reference # Vol.I, Parish of Aghadoe, 4.

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