Tag Archives: Dublin

New Map – Dublin City and Environs 1880

New map added to website,  Dublin City and Environs Map 1880 from Thom’s Directory. Original is a large map – size : 72cm  x 82cm (~ 28″ x 32″) The maps covers Dublin city and parts of south and north county … Continue reading

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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 Churches, Hospitals and Bridges – Dublin 1827

Description of the Churches, Hospitals & Bridges in Dublin City from Leigh’s New Pocket Road-Book of Ireland 1827 for Dublin City Protestant Churches. Dublin is the see of an Archbishop, and is remarkable for possessing two Cathedrals. It has also nineteen … Continue reading

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