Category Archives: Maps

Street Listings in Thom’s Dublin Directories

The Street listings included in Thom’s Dublin Directory can provide interesting details about the area your ancestors lived, for example neighbours, the types of businesses present on the same street, prominent  buildings and Churches nearby, and may help narrow down … Continue reading

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Historic Maps of Ireland available Online (Updated)

    Ordnance Survey Maps Detailed modern and Historic map of Ireland – 6″ Historic and 6″ Historic B&W date from c1837 to abt. 1847, and the Historic 25″ date from the late 1890s to early 1900s, from Ordnance Survey … Continue reading

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Historic Maps of Ireland available Online

Ordnance Survey Maps Detailed modern and Historic map of Ireland – 6″ Historic and 6″ Historic B&W date from c1837 to abt. 1847, and the Historic 25″ date from the late 1890s to early 1900s, from Ordnance Survey Ireland Northern … Continue reading

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Portlaw – Cotton Factory.

I had read about the cotton factory at Portlaw, but the size of this operation only properly registered this morning – see image of Portlaw in the tweet from the National Library below… David Malcolmson had been involved in milling … Continue reading

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Catholic Parish Search by Town

New option added to allow a search for Catholic Parishes based on a list of towns. see Town > RC Parish Search at the top of the menu. Coordinates are included in the system for cities and over 500 (1) towns all … Continue reading

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