Ordnance Survey memoir for the Parish of Duneane [Ordnance Survey].

Cover of: Ordnance Survey memoir for the Parish of Duneane [Ordnance Survey]. |

Published by Public Record Office of Northern Ireland in Belfast .

Written in English

Read online

Edition Notes

Photocopied extracts from Ordnance Survey Parish Memoirs 1830-1840.

Book details

ContributionsOrdnance Survey.
The Physical Object
Pagination1 v ;
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL23131234M

Download Ordnance Survey memoir for the Parish of Duneane [Ordnance Survey].

Ordnance Survey Memoirs. 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.

ordnance survey memoir for the parish of skerry July 1, July 1, by GOAHS The Society wishes to thank the Officers of the Royal Irish Academy for kindly permitting the publication of these Memoirs, and the Staff of the Public Record Office of Northern Ireland for its assistance in transcribing the text.

"The Memoirs are a uniquely detailed source for the history of the northern half of Ireland immediately before the Great Famine. They were written in the 's to accompany the 6" ordnance survey maps, but with one exception were not published at the time.

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.

These 40 volumes plus the comprehensive index of the names of people and places provide a wealth of supporting information for genealogists writing about their family history and are shelved with.

the ordnance survey memoir for the parish of rathlin Aug July 8, by GOAHS 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.

The Ordnance Survey Memoirs for the Parish of Ardclinis consist of three different reports, which overlap considerably. The first was written by Lieutenant John Chaytor in December and is here transcribed in its entirety.

The other two are a rough and a fair copy of a report written by Mr. James Boyle inwhich have here been run into. 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 field memoir for the parish of Culfeightrin: Statistical Return by Lt. Robe, Royal Artillery, 21 July, Name: The name of Culfeightrin is involved in much obscurity.

Bryce, Esq., gives two derivations as probable, viz., Cul Eac Trann and Cul Faeacrainn, signifying the bank or defence of the foreigners. Ordnance Survey Memoirs – Volume South Antrim is now back in print!. We are pleased to announce that all 40 volumes of the Ordnance Survey Memoirs plus the Index are now available for purchase at our Online Bookstore.

The Ordnance Survey Memoirs are a uniquely detailed source for the history of the northern half of Ireland immediately before the Great Famine. The book Irish Emigration Lists,Lists of Emigrants Extracted from the Ordnance Survey Memoirs for Counties Londonderry and Antrim by Brian Mitchell is available in many libraries (In Salt Lake City Library it is W2m and is available in FHL US/CAN Book and FHL BRITISH Book) or it can be ordered through for full.

Ordnance Survey Memoirs of Ireland, Vol 8: Co. Antrim II,contains the Memoirs for 5 parishes on the southern border of Antrim, detailing the important town of Lisburn and including the areas of Lambeg, Drumbeg, Derryaghy and the village of Dunmurry in the immediate vicinity of Belfast.

The material gives a fascinating and unique. The Ordnance Survey Memoirs are a uniquely detailed source for the history of the northern half of Ireland immediately before the Great Famine. They were written in the s to accompany the Ordnance Survey maps, but were not published at the time.

In these new editions they act as a 19th century Domesday book and are essential to the understanding of the cultural heritage of their. The Ordnance Memoir of Ireland was a projected s topography of Ireland to be published by civil parish alongside the maps of the Ordnance Survey of Ireland using materials gathered by surveyors as they traversed the country.

The project was cancelled in as too expensive and beyond the survey's original scope. Material gathered before the cancellation mostly covers Ulster. Ordnance Survey Memoir for the parishes of Carncastle and Killyglen, Co.

Antrim, by Lieutenant Thomas Hore, March Natural Features. Name: The name of Carncastle is supposed to be derived from “Carn” (a heap) a castle on a heap or “Kern” perhaps “Cethern” a soldier. It is clear that the Ordnance Survey Memoirs, particularly for Counties Antrim and Derry, offer a unique and fascinating account of emigration from Ireland in the s.

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. Down III, Aghaderg: Parishes of Co. Londonderry VI. The item 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 edited and illustrated by James Boyle; with an introduction to the Ordnance Survey parish memoirs by Brian Trainor represents a specific, individual, material embodiment of a distinct intellectual or artistic.

Read Book ORDNANCE SURVEY OF THE COUNTY OF LONDONDERRY. COLONEL COLBY SUPERINTENDENT. VOLUME I. (MEMOIR OF THE CITY AND NORTH WESTERN LIBERTIES OF LONDONDERRY. PARISH OF TEMPLEMORE.) BY SIR T. L British Library, Historical Print Editions, PAP.

Book Condition: New. New Book. Delivered from our UK warehouse in 3 to 5 business. Irish Emigration Lists,Lists of Emigrants Extracted from the Ordnance Survey Memoirs for Counties Londonderry and Antrim can be consulted in book form. The purpose of the Ordnance Survey of Ireland was to map the whole country.

Each map was to have been accompanied by memoirs for every civil parish, but this was impractical and the. Ordnance Survey Memoir for the Parish of Antrim and a great Ulster Historical Foundation, Condition: Good.

A+ Customer service. Satisfaction Guaranteed. Book is in Used-Good condition. Pages and cover are clean and intact. Ordnance Survey Memoirs of Ireland: Parishes of Co.

Antrim XIII, Book. Seller Inventory. Ordnance Survey Sheet Numbers for townlands within Civil Parishes as per Townland Census of including changes between and / In Ireland, placenames changed and townlands were re-assigned to other parishes at times.

This was most likely the same the world over. This page has been created for two reasons: 1. Ordnance Survey Memoirs of Ireland Parishes of County Donegal 1 () - Clonmany Parish (Part 1) Septem at PM Over the next few weeks, I will be publishing extracts from the Ordnance Survey Memoirs for the local area which are of historical interest along with my own comments and notes.

: Ordnance Survey Memoirs of Ireland: Vol. Parishes of Co. Londonderry IV:(Ordnance Survey Memoirs of Ireland ) ( The Ordnance Survey Memoirs are a uniquely detailed source for the history of the northern half of Ireland immediately before the Great Famine. They were written in the s to accompany the 6” Ordnance Survey maps, but with one exception were not published at the time.

Ordnance Survey Memoirs of Ireland Parishes of County Donegal 1 () - Desertegney Parish (Part 2) Mr Harvey resides, and the revenue of the parish at the king’s death will be worth about 1, pounds a year, pounds of which belongs to Mr Knox and pounds will be the revenue of Mr Harvey.

they will be found in the name book. WRITING OF THE MEMOIRS The history of the Ordnance Survey Memoirs scheme, here briefly set out, is a partial paraphrase of the Introduction to the above forty volumes published in volume 1 (Day & McWilliamsix-x).

In a House of Commons committee recommended a townland survey. Page 63 - The king," says Tillotson, in a letter dated April" besides his first bounty to Mr.

Walker, whose modesty is equal to his merit, hath made him bishop of Londonderry, one of the best bishoprics in Ireland ; that so he may receive the reward of that great service in the place where he did it.

It is incredible how much every body is pleased with what the king hath done in this. The Ordnance Survey Memoirs are a uniquely detailed source for the history of the northern half of Ireland immediately before the Great Famine.

They were written in the s to accompany the Ordnance Survey maps, but were not published at the time. My book is based on the genealogy of the local families. Sources used for my book. Hearth Money Rolls. Protestant Householders’ Returns. Religious Census. Agricultural Census.Ordnance Survey Memoirs of Ireland: Parishes of County Antrim V, Vol.

Tithe Applotment Book. and Census of. Volume: County: Parish: Parishes of Co. Armagh Ballymore: Parishes of Co. Armagh Ballymyre: Parishes of Co. Armagh Clonfeacle. You say you would like more history of the area.

Probably the best description of it would be the Ordnance Survey memoirs of the parish. They were written inand contain 26 pages of information about the parish. You need “Ordnance Survey Memoirs of. Buy Ordnance Survey Memoir for the Parish of Donegore by PRONI (ISBN:) from Amazon's Book Store.

Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible : PRONI. are Ordnance Survey documents prepared by the Topographical Section for the purposes of the Survey.

They are of two kinds, viz., (1) a book for each county, containing the names of the baronies and parishes as spelled on the O.S. maps, with alternative spellings for which the authority is. The Ordnance Survey Memoirs are a uniquely detailed source for the history of the northern half of Ireland immediately before the Great Famine.

They were written in the s to accompany the 6" Ordnance Survey maps, but with one exception were not published at the time. In officers of the Royal Engineers began writing the Irish Ordnance Survey Memoirs. The Memoirs were detailed descriptions of the personalities and habits as well as the livelihood, employment, and leisure pursuits of the residents in each and every parish in.

: Ordnance Survey Memoirs of Ireland, Vol. 1: Parishes of County Armagh (): Angelique Day, Day, Angelique, McWilliams, Patrick, Patrick.

Ordnance Survey Memoirs The following are extracts from “Ordnance Survey Memoirs of Ireland – Parishes of County Antrim XIII,”. Thanks to The Institute of Irish Studies, The Queen’s University of Belfast for permission to use this extract.

Genre/Form: History Literature: Additional Physical Format: Online version: Colby, Thomas, Colby's Ordnance Survey memoir of Londonderry.

Limavady: North. In officers of the Royal Engineers began writing the Irish Ordnance Survey Memoirs. The Memoirs were detailed descriptions of the personalities and habits as well as the livelihood, employment, and leisure pursuits of the residents in each and every parish in Author: Angelique Day.

Language: English. Brand new Book. Title: Ordnance Survey of the County of Londonderry. Colonel Colby superintendent. Volume I. (Memoir of the city and North Western Liberties of Londonderry. Parish of Templemore.) [By Sir T.

L.]Publisher: British Library, Historical Print EditionsThe British Library is the national library of the United. Download Image of flora from "Ordnance Survey of the County of Londonderry. Colonel Colby superintendent. Volume I. (Memoir of the city and North Western Liberties of Londonderry.

Parish of Templemore.) [By Sir T. A. L.]". Free for commercial use, no attribution required. This image has been taken from scan from "Ordnance Survey of the County of Londonderry.

93954 views Tuesday, November 10, 2020