Map Collections at UCD and on the Web: Books and Gazetteers
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- Mitchell, B. 2002. A new genealogical atlas of Ireland. Baltimore,Md. : Genealogical Publishing Co. Inc. - Each county is depicted with maps which show: the civil/Church of Ireland parishes; the baronies and Church of Ireland dioceses; the poor law unions and the parishes included within the probate districts serving that county; the Roman Catholic parishes and dioceses; the Presbyterian congregations for the nine counties of Northern Ireland.
- Petty W., 1851. The history of the survey of Ireland: commonly called the Down survey. Dublin: Archaeological Society
- Law, A. B., 1997. The printed maps of Ireland 1612-1850. Dublin: Neptune Gallery.
- Andrews, J.H., 2002. A paper landscape, the Ordnance Survey in 19th century Ireland 2nd edition. Dublin: Four Courts. Describes the main Ordnance Survey mapping in Ireland between 1830 and 1922.
- Andrews, J.H., 1985. Plantation acres: an historical study of the Irish land surveyor and his maps. Belfast:Ulster historical foundation.
- Doherty, G., 2004. The Irish ordnance survey: history, culture and memory. Dublin: Four Courts
- Andrews, J.H. (2004) ‘Classifying early Irish town plans’. In: Clarke, H.B. et al. eds., Surveying Ireland's past : multidisciplinary essays in honour of Anngret Simms. Dublin: Geography Publications, 237-8.
- Swift, M. (1999) Historical maps of Ireland. Edison, N. J. : Chartwell provides reproduced historical maps of towns and other locations around Ireland.
- Ireland from Maps. (1980) Dublin: National Library of Ireland. A range of historical maps dating from A.D. 150 to 1906.
- Andrews, J. H. (1967) ‘The French school of Irish land surveyors’. Irish Geography, 5 (4):275-293 provides a list and discusses the maps made by John Rocque in the 18th century. These include plans of Dublin, Kilkenny, Cork, Thurles and Newry.
- Simms, A. et al (Ed.) [n.d.] Irish Historic Towns Atlas. Dublin: Royal Irish Academy. Each volume includes a variety of :
- Historical maps
- Topographical information
- Aerial photographs.
- Nolan, W. , Simms, A. ed. 1998. Irish towns: a guide to sources. Dublin: Geography Publications.
- Wallis, W., McConnell, A., ed. 1994. Historians' guide to early British maps: a guide to the location of pre-1900 maps of the British Isles preserved in the United Kingdom and Ireland. London: Royal Historical Society.
- Prunty, J. 1994. Maps and map-making in local history. Dublin: Four Courts
- Prunty, J. and Clarke, H.B. 2011. Reading the maps : a guide to the Irish Historic Town Atlas. Dublin: Royal Irish Academy
Directories and Gazetteers
- The post-chaise companion: or, travellers directory, through Ireland. Containing a new and accurate description of the direct and principal cross roads with particulars of the noblemen and gentlemen's seats, cities, towns, parks, natural curiosities, antiquities, castles, ruins, manugacturer, loughs, glens, harbours, &c. &c. Forming an historical and descriptive account of the kingdom. To which is added, a dictionary, or alphabetical tables. Shewing the distance of all the principal cities, boroughs, market and sea port towns, in Ireland from each other. Published by W. Wilson, 1786
- A directory to the market towns, villages, gentlemen's seats, and other noted places in Ireland, with reference to the counties, in which they are situated, the post-town to which each is attached, their description, or if a seat, the name of the resident; to which is added a general index of persons names, refferring to the page where their addresss is to be found, together with lists of the post towns and present rates of postage throughout the empire. By Ambrose Leet, 1814
- The Dublin guide: or, a description of the city of Dublin, and the Most Remarkable Places within Fifteen Miles. Richard Lewis, 1787.
- The Parliamentary gazetteer of Ireland : adapted to the new poor-law, franchise, municipal and ecclesiastical arrangements, and compiled with a special reference to the lines of railroad and canal communication, as existing in 1814-45. Published by A. Fullarton and Co, 1846
- Topographical Dictionary of Ireland by Samuel Lewis, 1837
- General alphabetical index to the townlands and towns, parishes, and baronies of Ireland, based on the Census of Ireland 1851
- Slater's late Pigot & Co's, Royal national commercial directory of Ireland, including ... alphabetical directories of Dublin, Belfast, Cork and Limerick : classified directories of ... Manchester, Liverpool, Birmingham, Leeds, Sheffield and Bristol ... with a ... map of Ireland. By Isaac Slater, Published in Manchester, 1856
- Thom’s Commercial Directory for Ireland 1844-1850. Published in Dublin. Held in Special Collections.
- A range of Irish Directories including Thom's Irish Almanac and Official Directory 1845-1900 are available to search online at Find My Past.There is a fee payable for this service.
- Directory of Irish industrial estates : a mapped guide to 230 industrial estates (1995) Dublin: Kompass Ireland Publishers