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Households in Rathbran Parish in middle of 19th century

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Full title: Parish of Rathbran

Creator / Author: Richard Griffith

Item Type / Page count: Book Chapter / eDoc / 9p

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

ID number(s): None

Contents: Ballinacrow Lower — Ballinacrow Upper — Ballyhook — Ballyhook Demesne — Ballyhook Hill — Ballynatone — Gibralter — Goldenfort — Kill — Manger — Mattymount — Raheen — Rampere — Rathbran — Saundersgrove — Saundersgrove Hill — Scurlogue — Stratford — Town of Stratford — Tuckmill Hill — Tuckmill Lower — Tuckmill Upper — Winetavern — Town of Stratford.

Extra #1: Read the entries for  GV Rathbran 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

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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

A Little Miscellany of Things and Times Past

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Full title: Archaeological Jottings from the Neighbourhood of Baltinglass

Creator / Author: Charles M. Drury

Item Type / Page count: Journal Article / 7p

Journal Information: Journal of the County Kildare Archaeological Society, Vol. IV, No. 2, pp. 148-154

When Published: 1903

Publisher / Place of Publication: E. Ponsonby / 116 Grafton Street, Dublin.

About:   An article by this Grangecon author on various archaeological features known to him as well as historical snippets gleaned from conversations with locals. The area covered ranges widely from Glen of Imaal to the Carlow border. The amount of information on each topic is relatively sparse and probably deserves fuller treatment. The biggest section of the article is given over to the family of Rev. Benjamin Neale.

ID number(s): 0332-0782

Extra #1: includes some rough illustrations and the Neale Family coat-of-arms.

Extra #2: Check Libraries Ireland for this publication.

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

Extra #4: Browse the 1901 Census entry for the author of this article.

Extra #5: Visit the County Kildare Archaeology Society website.

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