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Full title: Record of Protected Structures Wicklow County Council Area

Creator / Author: Wicklow County Council

Item Type / Page count: Book / ebook / 79p

When Published: 2010

Publisher / Place of Publication: Wicklow County Council / Wicklow.

Parent Publication [book]: Wicklow County Development Plan 2010-2016, Volume 2 Maps, Schedules and Appendices

About: This comprehensive listing and brief descriptions of more than 500 protected structures throughout all the county is Appendix 4 of the second volume of the Wicklow County Development Plan covering the period 2010 to 2016.  It covers all types of structures including private houses, country houses, rectories, churches, commercial buildings, bridges, schools, pubs, hotels, street furniture etc.

ID number(s): None

Contents: Each entry arranged under Ref. No. / OS Map Ref. / Building Address / Structure / Townland / Description

Extra #1: Check Libraries Ireland for this publication.

Extra #2: View / Download the full text of this publication (pdf file) via Wicklow.ie website.

Extra #3: Each entry is accompanied by a colour photograph.


Households in Kiltegan Parish in middle of 19th century

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Full title: Parish of Kiltegan

Creator / Author: Richard Griffith

Item Type / Page count: Book Chapters / eDocs /20p (16p + 4p)

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 Kiltegan, part of the area covered by the Poor Law Union of Baltinglass in West Wicklow. The parish of Kiltegan takes in parts of the Baronies of both Ballinacor South and  Upper Talbotstown.

ID number(s): None

Contents: [Parish of Kiltegan within Barony of Ballinacor South] Ballinguile — Ballinguile Hill — Carrigatheme — Knocknagree — Lybagh — Rathcoyle Lower — Rathcoyle Upper — Slieveboy Lower — Slieveboy Upper — Slievemaan — Slievenamough — Slievenamough Plain — Toorboy.

Contents:  [Parish of Kiltegan within Barony of Upper Talbotstown] Ballybrackbeg — Ballybrackmore — Ballykillmurry — Ballyknockan — Ballymaconey — Bawnogue — Bernagh — Borkillbeg — Borkillmore — Carrig Lower — Carrig Mountain — Carrig Upper — Cornan East — Cornan West — Cranareen — Crossnacole — Danesfort Lower — Danesfort Upper — Deerpark — Drim — Fiddan — Fiddancoyle — Graigue — Highpark Lower — Highpark Upper — Humewood — Kelsha — Kelshabeg — Killamoat Lower — Killamoat Upper — Kiltegan — Village of Kiltegan — Knockavurrig — Muckduff Lower — Muckduff Upper — Mullannacranna — Rathdangan — Rathduffbeg — Rathgorragh Lower — Rathgorragh Upper  — Slievereagh Lower — Slievereagh Upper.

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

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

A Kelsha Summer Like No Other

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Full title: Annie Dunne [a novel]

Creator / Author: Sebastian Barry

Item Type / Page count: Book / 228p

When Published: 2002 and later editions

Publisher / Place of Publication: Faber and Faber Limited / 3 Queen Square, London WC 1N 3AU

About:  A novel about country life, changing times, young and old, relationships, innocence, loss and reconciliation. A whole lifetime of experiences within a single summer.

ID number(s): 0571203043 / 9780571216444 / 0571216447 /0670031127 / 9780670031122

WW Connection #1: The book is set in West Wicklow, particularly around the Kelsha area of Kiltegan.

WW Connection #2: Author has resided in West Wicklow, including the Tinahely area.

Extra #1: Opening lines: ”Oh, Kelsha is a distant place, over the mountains from everywhere. You go over the mountains to get there, and eventually, through dreams.”

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 Publisher’s website.

Census of Humewood

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Full title: Townlands / Streets in Humewood (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 August 2013.

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

About: The Census returns for the Humewood 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: Barraderry East — Carrig Lower — Carrig Upper — Crossnacole — Danesfort Lower — Danesfort Upper — Fiddan — Fiddancoyle — Graigue — Humewood — Kelsha — Kelshabeg — Kiltegan — Kiltegan Town (1911 only) — Knockavurrig — Muckduff Lower.

Extra #1: Browse the 1901 Census for Humewood DED

Extra #2: Browse the 1911 Census for Humewood DED

The Bridges of West Wicklow County

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Full title: River Slaney: from source to sea: Slaney bridges and aspects.

Creator / Author: John Duffy

Item Type / Page count: Book / 123p

When Published: 2006

Publisher / Place of Publication: The Author / Tullow, Co. Carlow

About: A book which features illustrations of every one of the 33 bridges that span the River Slaney on its journey from West Wicklow, through Counties Carlow and Wexford to the sea. These illustrations are accompanied by information about the local areas and about the construction of the bridges.

ID number(s): 0955418402 / 9780955418402

Chapters: The River Slaney — Bridges — Slaney bridges of County Wicklow — Slaney bridges of County Carlow — Slaney bridges of County Wexford — Fishing and boating on the River Slaney — Slaney men of ’98 — Slaney miscellaneous.

WW Connection #1: River Slaney rises in the West Wicklow Hills

WW Connection #2: 13 of the bridges described are located in West Wicklow

WW Connection #3: Contains some information on Michael Dwyer

Extra #1: includes pencil drawings, maps

Extra #2: Check Libraries Ireland for this publication.

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

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