Atlas to the Topographical Dictionary of Ireland

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| '''Tpperary'''
 
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| '''[http://www.familysearchwiki.org/image.2007-08-17.5510063329.jpg Clare]'''
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| '''Mayo'''
 
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| '''Westmeath'''
 
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| '''Down'''
 
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| '''Leitrim'''
| '''[http://www.familysearchwiki.org/Queens County_Map.JPG Queen's (County)]'''
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Revision as of 21:31, 15 April 2008

A Topographical Dictionary of Ireland

First published in 1837 in two volumes, with an accompanying atlas, it marked a new and significantly higher standard in such accounts of Ireland. Apart from The Parliamentary Gazetteer of Ireland published in 1845, it has not been superseded. Images of each Irish county can be found in the accompanying Atlas.

Lewis relied on the information provided by local contributors and on the earlier works published such as Coote's Statistical Survey (1801), Taylor and Skinner's Maps of the Road of Ireland (1777), Pigot's Trade Directory (1824 and other sources. He also used the various parliamentary reports and in particular the census of 1831 and the education returns of the 1820s and early 1830s. Local contributors were given the proof sheets for final comment and revision. The names of places are those in use prior to the publication of the Ordnance Survey Atlas in 1838. Distances are in Irish miles (the statute mile is 0.62 of an Irish mile).

Antrim Dublin Limerick Roscommon
Armagh Fermagh Londonderry Sligo
Carlow Galway Longford Tpperary
Cavan Kerry Louth Tyrone
Clare Kildare Mayo Waterford
Cork Kilkenny Meath Westmeath
Donegal King's Monaghan Wexford
Down Leitrim Queen's Wicklow