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Lighting Up Parts of West Wicklow

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Full title: Then there was light: stories powered by the rural electrification scheme in Ireland

Creator / Author: P.J. Cunningham and Joe Kearney (editors).

Item Type / Page count: Book / 248p

When Published: 2016

Publisher / Place of Publication: Ballpoint Press / 4 Wyndham Park, Bray, Co. Wicklow

About:  This book, which is dedicated to ‘all those who had a role in the electrification of rural Ireland’ goes behind the roll-out of the Rural Electrical Scheme. The editors have sought out personal eyewitness accounts and short stories based on the experiences of ordinary people throughout the countryside. Four of the chapters / stories are based in West Wicklow and feature Stratford-on-Slaney, Knockananna, Lacken and Carrigeen/Irongrange.

ID number(s): 9780995479319

Contents: [West Wicklow items only] “I Have Lived …” / Alo Brady — Night of the Long Count in a Wicklow Village / Con Foley — Oh For a Penny Ice Cream and the Smell of Creosote! / Mattie Lennon — Lighting on the Wall / Declan P. Gowran.

Extra #1: Check Libraries Ireland for this publication.

Extra #2: Check OCLC WorldCat.org for this publication in libraries worldwide.

Extra #3: Link to the Publisher’s website at: http://www.ballpointpress.ie/

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Households in Baltinglass Parish in middle of 19th century

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Full title: Parish of Baltinglass

Creator / Author: Richard Griffith

Item Type / Page count: Book Chapter / eDoc / 15p

When Published: 1854

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

Parent Publication [book]: County of Wicklow: valuation of the several tenements comprising that portion of the Union of Baltinglass situate in the county above named / Richard Griffith, General Valuation Office / 106pp

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 Baltinglass, part of the area covered by the Poor Law Union of Baltinglass in West Wicklow.

ID number(s): None

Contents: Baltinglass East — Town of Baltinglass – Main Street – Weaver’s Square – Chapel Hill – Church Street — Baltinglass West – Mill Street – Ballitore Road – Belan Street – Tullow Old Road – Edward Street — Bawnoge – Boley – Boleylug – Carsrock – Cloghcastle – Clogh Lower – Clogh Upper – Coolinarrig Lower – Coolinarrig Upper – Deerpark – Holdenstown Lower – Holdenstown Upper – Irongrange Lower – Irongrange Upper – Kilmurry – Kilmurry Lower – Kilmurry Upper — Lathaleere – Newtownsaunders – Pinnacle – Slaney Park – Sruhaun – Stratford Lodge – Woodfield – Woodfieldglen — Rathmoon.

Extra #1: Read the entries for GV Baltinglass Parish (pdf file). The entries for Baltinglass 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

 

Census of Baltinglass

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Full title: Townlands / Streets in Baltinglass (Wicklow)

Creator / Author: National Archives of Ireland

Item Type: Website / Publicly Accessible

Homepage  URL: http://www.census.nationalarchives.ie/

When Viewed: Contents correct as of December 2013.

Publisher / Place of Publication: National Archives of Ireland / Bishop Street, Dublin 8.

About: The Census returns for the Baltinglass District Electoral Division arranged alphabetically by townland. The 1901 census was taken on 31st March 1901. The 1911 census was taken on 2nd April 1911.

Contents: Baltinglass East — Baltinglass East Town — Baltinglass West –Bawnoge — Carsrock — Clogh Lower — Clogh Upper — Cloghcastle — Deerpark — Holdenstown Lower — Holdenstown Upper — Irongrange Lower — Irongrange Upper — Lathaleere — Newtownsaunders — Raheen — Rampere — Rathmoon — Sruhaun — Stratfordlodge.

Extra #1: Browse the 1901 Census for Baltinglass DED

Extra #2: Browse the 1911 Census for Baltinglass DED

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