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Evidence of North West Wicklow’s Oldest Inhabitants

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Full title: Stone and Bronze Age Antiquities of the Barony of Lower Talbotstown, County Wicklow; with a description of the excavation of Haylands Mote, near Blessington

Creator / Author: L. Price and P. T. Walshe

Item Type / Page count: Journal Article / 22p

Journal Information: Journal of The Royal Society of Antiquaries of Ireland, Seventh Series, Volume 3, Number 1, pp. 46-67

When Published: June 1933

Publisher / Place of Publication: R.S.A.I / Merrion Square, Dublin

About: In 1932, the authors excavated an ancient mound at Haylands, near Blessington and discovered a Bronze Age burial. This prompted them to investigate similar burials that were recorded for the locality and to carry out a review of all Stone Age and Bronze Age monuments and objects to be found in the wider barony of Lower Talbotstown.

ID number(s): 0035-9106

Extra #1: includes map, plans, photographs and illustrations

Extra #2: Check Libraries Ireland for this publication.

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

Extra #4: Read this article online via JSTOR. [Personal registration / conditions apply]. Alternatively, your local public library may provide free online access to this article.

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Households in Dunlavin Parish in middle of 19th century

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Full title: Parish of Dunlavin

Creator / Author: Richard Griffith

Item Type / Page count: Book Chapter / eDoc / 10p

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

ID number(s): None

Contents: Annalecky — Blackhill — Boherboy — Brewershill — Cowpasture — Decoy — Dunlavin Lower — Dunlavin Upper — Town of Dunlavin — Forristeen — Knockandort — Knocknagull — Lorrug — Loughmouge Lower — Loughmouge Upper — Lugatryna — Merginstown — Merginstown Demesne — Merginstown Glen — Milltown — Plezica — Rathbawn — Toberbeg — Tornant Lower — Tornant Upper — Uppertown — Ballylea.

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

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

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