Category Archives: Dublin

Irishtown County Dublin – 1880

Village of Irishtown South East Co. Dublin map and street listing from Thom’s 1880 Directory Click for larger versions of the images

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How do they do it ? – Scanning Maps

Process used to scan a Historic Map and make available in a browsable format online. The map used in this example is a large ~ 78 x 82cm (30.5″ x 32″) map of Dublin City and Environs from Thom’s Directory … Continue reading

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Description of Roebuck from F.E. Ball’s ‘History of Dublin’

Description and history of the townland of Roebuck from the entry for the Parish of Taney in “A History of the County of Dublin” Part 2 by Francis Elrington Ball, published 1903. (part of a test of new scanning system) … Continue reading

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Description of the Scalp – 1822

From ‘Guide to the County of Wicklow’ by Rev. G.N. Wright Published by Baldwin, Cradock and Joy, Paternoster Row (London) 1822           Two miles from Enniskerry, on the Dublin road, and in the county of Dublin, which … Continue reading

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