Ordnance Survey memoir for the parish of Antrim a description compiled as part of the field survey for the first edition of the six inch Ordnance Survey maps and by Ordnance Survey Ireland

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Published by Northern Ireland Public Record Office in [Belfast] .

Written in English

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Statementedited and illustrated by James Boyle of the Ordnance Survey, 1838 ; with an introd. to the Ordnance Survey parish memoirs, 1830-40 by Brian Trainor.
ContributionsBoyle, James.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsDA995.A5 G73 1969
The Physical Object
Paginationxlii, 109 p., [19] leaves of plates :
Number of Pages109
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL4491110M
LC Control Number79320846

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Ordnance Survey Memoirs. The North of Ireland Family History Society (NIFHS) has a complete set of Ordnance Survey Memoirs of Ulster parishes published by the Institute of Irish Studies at the Queen’s University of Belfast.

The Ordnance Survey Memoirs arose out of a series of events that began in when a House of Commons committee recommended a townland survey of Ireland with maps at the scale of six inches to one statute mile to facilitate a uniform valuation for local taxation. In Junethe Glens of Antrim Historical Society published the Ordnance Survey Memoirs for the Parish of Layd and the Granges of Layd and Inispollan under the title, Life in the Glens of Antrim in the ’s.

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Ordnance Survey Memoir for the Parish of Antrim. Published by Belfast: Northern Ireland Public Record Office   THE ORDNANCE SURVEY MEMOIR FOR THE PARISH OF RATHLIN. The Society is indebted to Mr. M Bottomly, research assistant at the Public Record Office, Northern Ireland, for the following introductory note on the initial stages of the Ordnance Survey in Ireland.

There are three memoirs for this parish as for those already published. The first is by Lieutenant Robert Boteler and is dated Aprilthe second by James Boyle Octoberthe third is a rough draft by Boteler. The first two are here published in their entirety. – Songs of the Glens of Antrim Ordnance Survey of Ireland.

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Ordnance Survey Memoir for the Parish of Ballintoy & These extracts have been taken from the Institute of Irish Studies publication () OS Memoirs Co. Antrim IX, Vol. 24 pp. There are two Memoirs one dated August by Lieutenant Thomas Hore and one dated April to August by Thomas Fagan.

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This material is of interest to researchers in the fields of family history, local history and academic study. Brian Mitchell is co-ordinator of the Derry Genealogical Centre. Volume: County: Parish: Counties of S. Ulster, Monaghan: Aghabog: Parishes of Co.

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