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Households in Kilbride Parish in middle of 19th century

GV Naas

Full title: Parish of Kilbride

Creator / Author: Richard Griffith

Item Type / Page count: Book Chapter / 6pp

When Published: 1853

Publisher / Place of Publication: Alexander Thom and Sons for Her Majesty’s Stationary Office / 87 & 88 Abbey Street, Dublin.

Parent Publication [book]: County of Wicklow: valuation of the several tenements comprising that portion of the Union of Naas situate in the county above named / Richard Griffith, General Valuation Office / 27pp

About: The property tax system of 1850’s Ireland. It was the first major attempt at valuing property. This section lists householders in the Parish of Kilbride in North West Wicklow, part of the area covered by the Poor Law Union of Naas in Co. Kildare.

ID number(s): None

Contents: Aghfarrell — Athdown – Ballyfolan – Ballyfoyle – Brittas – Butter Mountain — Carrignagower – Cloghleagh – Goldenhill – Kilbride – Kippure – Kippure East — Knockatillane – Knockbane – Lisheens – Moanaspick – Scurlocksleap – Shankill – Tinode.

Extra #1: Read the entries for GV Kilbride Parish (pdf file). The entries for Kilbride commence at the bottom of the first page.

Extra #2: Search Griffiths Valuation and link to contemporary maps at AskAboutIreland.ie

Extra #3: Check Libraries Ireland for this publication.

Extra #4: Check OCLC WorldCat.org for this publication in libraries worldwide

For Writers More Than Readers

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© The Publisher

Full title: Being Published : a Short Introduction to Creative Writing

Creator / Author: Patrick Semple

Item Type / Page count: Book / 134p

When Published: 2013

Publisher / Place of Publication: Code Green Publishing / 28 Charles Street, Coventry, Warwickshire, CV7 8GL, United Kingdom.

About: This book is written by a writer for writers or potential writers. In it the author firstly gives a personal account of the inspiration and the determination that was required to enable him to get published. Secondly, he deals with the craft of writing and how a beginner can get from blank page to last page using principles taught by him at Maynooth University.

ID number(s): 9781907215216

Chapters: Preface – Introduction – [The Industry] Overview – Beginner’s Luck – The Memoirs – Success and Rejection – Poetry – Dealing with Publishers – More Publishers – [The Craft] Creative Writing – Literary Language – Literary Forms – About the Author.

WW Connection #1: The author was one time rector of Donaghmore and Donard Parish.

Extra #1: Read the first Chapter of this book via the Publisher’s Website

Extra #2: Check Libraries Ireland for this publication.

Extra #3: Check OCLC WorldCat.org for this publication in libraries worldwide.

Extra #4: Link to the Author’s website: http://www.patricksemple.ie/index.php

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