GSI Notes

(includes links to topics not included in talk – from  *)

External Links :

Townlands & Locations

Place Name Database (

Place Names NI

Enhanced British Parliamentary Papers on Ireland
1861 Townland Index, 1871 Townland Index

FindMyPast Townland Index books (images)

Townland Index 1901 IGRS (

Topographical Dictionary of Ireland 1837 – Samuel Lewis (

Civil Registration districts maps – IrishGenealogyToolkitFindMyPast


Ordnance Survey of Ireland/Geohive

OSNI & Public Records Office of Northern Ireland (PRONI) Historical Maps

Dublin Historic Maps / Brian Hollinshead

Bibliothèque Nationale de France several John Rocque Maps of Dublin city & environs
Dublin City & Suburbs 1756, Dublin bay & Environs 1756, Dublin City 1757

South County Dublin Libraries
Historical Mapping (arcgis – now functioning correctly, 22nd Jan 2020)

Mapco 1838 Ireland,     Mapco 1798 Dublin City

Wikipedia Map of Dublin city (large jpeg)

Down Survey 1600s (T.C.D.)

Historic Map Portal (


Dublin Street Directory 1862 ( / John Hayes (pdf images)
Slaters 1846 Directory of Ireland
Pigot’s 1824 Directory of Ireland

Lennon Wylie – Belfast and Ulster etc.

The Catholic Directory and Annual Register for the Year 1838 Volumes 1-2, by C. Dolman
(Google Books ~page 102 for section on Ireland – thanks to Diane for the link)

Google Books Thom’s 1850
(index me via website)

Swilson.Info pages :

Townlands & Locations

Townland Database Search Options
Registration District Browse
Alterations to County borders in Ireland 1898


Dublin City maps
County Dublin maps
Ireland maps
Lewis 1837 County maps
Taylor & Skinner maps 1777


County Dublin Towns 1848
Pettigrew & Oulton 1834 & 1840
Watson’s Almanack 1783
Kingstown Directory 1913
Catholic Parishes & Directory 1848
RC Parish to Townland DB
Search for nearest Chapels and Parishes
Mobile Church/Chapel locate RC Chapel findCofI Church find
Thom’s Directory Street Indexes
Directory Database


Tithe Location Reference Database
Surname Distribution
Surname Cross Reference
Street Index Article – York Street (wp article) *
Image Browse and Search Tools (wp article)
Historic Photographers DB
Telephone Subscribers 1900-1901
Coastguard Stations
Milestones & Boundary Markers
Dublin 1916 map of damage
Dublin before and after the rising
Milners Safes Advert 1917


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