2 edition of Ordnance Survey Memoirs of Ireland, Vol. 8 found in the catalog.
April 1, 1991 by Dufour Editions .
Written in English
|Contributions||Angelique Day (Editor), Patrick McWilliams (Editor)|
|The Physical Object|
|Number of Pages||156|
Emigration already a feature by the s Although the Memoirs were compiled a decade before the Great Famine, emigration was already a very significant demographic feature which was commented on and recorded by the compilers. All the original manuscripts are deposited in fifty boxes in the Royal Irish Academy in Dublin. This was a controversial part of the Survey, especially in the Irish-speaking areas of Ireland. Copyright W.
Map-making and the collection of ethnographic detail progressed in parallel during the survey, a project conducted at vast public expense by the British military and their civilian assistants but justified by the paucity of contemporary knowledge about Ireland as well as the need to standardise Irish taxation. Poverty not the only reason The Memoirs provide a very clear insight into the nature of emigration in the s. You can almost imagine how relieved the passengers were to enter Delaware Bay on 7 June After a disturbed sleep of about two hours we were awakened by the dash of a tremendous breaker that streamed like a torrent down every hatchway… Below the sounds were of a most disturbing character owing to some hundred tons of pig iron that was in the hold. This extract on farmers and cottiers is taken from the Ordnance Survey Memoir for the parish of Artrea, also in South Derry. Londonderry, X [Vol. Heads and hearths :the hearth money rolls and poll tax returns for Co.
Fill in Our Assessment Form for a Free No Obligation Quote Learn More Information for each townland was collected and written into the Name Book under five headings: the received name, the name finally adopted for the townland and the one placed onto the 6-inch Ordnance Survey Map in This has since materially damped the taste for emigration… Many who have gone from the neighbourhood of Magherafelt have realised large fortunes in New Orleans. The undertenants pay 35s per acre. I have also added at the end of the book names and locations of older families buried in Kilraughts 1st Presbyterian Churchyard and Kilraughts Reformed Presbyterian Churchyard. O'Donovan had a very high regard for MacCloskey, who was classical teacher. Now Ballymena is considered equal, if not supe-rior, to Armagh and may probably be considered the greatest inland market in the kingdom.
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The townland is divided into Upper and Lower Ballynacross, as the houses are chiefly in 2 clusters. The surveyors recorded the habits of the people, their food, drink, dress and customs. The orthography section of the Names Books provides the various spellings for each townland or place and the authority section gives the source from which these variations were derived.
Armagh was formerly considered the greatest inland market in Ireland, Dungannon the second and Ballymena the third.
Both the maps and surveying were executed to a high degree of engineering excellence available at the time using triangulation and with the help of tools developed for the project, most notably the strong "limelight".
The heirs of the Honourable Thomas Connolly are the proprietors. Londonderry, III [Vol. Belfast, Lee, W.
The field officers of the Ordnance Survey, however, did gather a wealth of historical and socio-economic information for many parishes in their notebooks. An older brother or sister might send back the cost of the fare to a younger relative.
Once emigration from a neighbourhood began it tended to be sustained by this chain mechanism. This market is increasing and has increased considerably of late years.
But few of these can employ more than 5 or 10 weavers, and the custom which was at one time common is not so common now. Further information is available on the Royal Irish Academy's website.
Londonderry, IV [Vol. The Parish of Lambeg. Londonderry when used in conjunction with the Census Returns, the Tithe Books, the Townland Valuation, of the s, the first edition of the Ordnance Survey map and the British Parliamentary Papers provide comprehensive evidence of life and work in Pre-Famine times.
Reeves, William. Directed by Colonel Thomas Colby and completed by officers of the Royal Engineersthese descriptions provide a unique historical source. Further reading J.
You can almost imagine how relieved the passengers were to enter Delaware Bay on 7 June After a disturbed sleep of about two hours we were awakened by the dash of a tremendous breaker that streamed like a torrent down every hatchway… Below the sounds were of a most disturbing character owing to some hundred tons of pig iron that was in the hold.
Ballynacross contains 28 farmers and 6 cottiers.
They embark mostly in spring and go to Canada or the United States of America; few return. Anthony Terence Quincey In parallel with internal developments and improvements, OSI is preparing to merge with two sister organisations.
Antrim, c McSparran, Malachy. MacConaill, Michael A. It played its part in changing the Irish attitude to emigration from one of resignation to one of acceptance and even of anticipation. The Letters' collection is commonly known as O'Donovan's Ordnance Survey Letters, after the historian, John O'Donovanwho led the project of information collection, notation and compilation.
McCahan, Robert.The Letters' collection is commonly known as O'Donovan's Ordnance Survey Letters, after the historian, John O'Donovan (), who led the project of information collection, notation and compilation.
The collection provides a unique glimpse into everyday life in many parts of Ireland in the years leading up to the Great Famine. The Ordnance Survey of Ireland, carried out in the early-nineteenth century, was not just the process of mapping and collecting place names for translation as it is frequently depicted.
The director of the Ordnance Survey, Sir Thomas Colby, decided to also use the Survey to carry out statistical, antiquarian, and geological atlasbowling.com: Ciaran McDonough. The Ordnance Survey of Ireland, conducted between andis the only survey of Ireland to have ever been conclusively finished.
Under the direction of Thomas Larcom, the Master-General of the Ordnance Survey and the Board of Ordnance, a complete Map of Ireland at the scale of six-inches to one-mile was published. Ordnance Survey of Ireland.
–:a description compiled as part of the field survey for the first edition of the six inch Ordnance Survey maps and / edited and illustrated by James Boyle of the Ordnance Survey, ; with an introd.
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