Historical Map and Census Information

The 1911 Census of Ireland:

Clonmacnoise: http://www.census.nationalarchives.ie/pages/1911/King_s_Co_/Clonmacnoise/

Shannonbridge: http://www.census.nationalarchives.ie/pages/1911/King_s_Co_/Shannon_Bridge/

Griffith Valuation: 1848-1864: 

This free site permits users to search for people or places in the Valuation.  A detailed description of how to interpret the information in Griffith’s Valuation is available at: http://www.leitrim-roscommon.com/GRIFFITH/Griffiths.PDF

Offaly was surveyed by Griffith in 1854, follow the link below to see the results:

http://www.askaboutireland.ie/griffith-valuation/index.xml

Maps, Atlases: A Topographical Dictionary of Ireland by Samuel Lewis, 1837

Shannon-Bridge: 

http://www.libraryireland.com/Lewis/LewisS/50-SHANNON-BRIDGE.php/index.php

Clonmacnois: 

http://www.libraryireland.com/topog/C/Clonmacnois-Garrycastle-Offaly.php

Interestingly, one of the original subscribers to Lewis’ book was 'Fitzsimon, Rev. M, P.P' from Shannon-bridge, Ballinasloe, co. Galway, See http://www.libraryireland.com/topog/subsf.php

Atlas and Cyclopaedia of Ireland (1900)

Kings County (Offaly):  http://www.libraryireland.com/Atlas/Kings.php

Map:  http://www.libraryireland.com/Atlas/Kings-Map.php

Seven Churches, Clonmacnoise:  http://www.libraryireland.com/Atlas/Kings-Seven-Churches.php

Ordnance Survey of Ireland:  Check out Ordinance Survey maps of the area below:

Shannonbridge: 

http://ims0.osiemaps.ie/website/publicviewer/main.aspx#V1,597079,725414,6

Clonmacnois: 

http://ims0.osiemaps.ie/website/publicviewer/main.aspx#V1,601234,730698,6

View modern and historical ordnance survey maps of Ireland, for free.  Search for a particular place, or browse by zooming in and out on the map.  Switch between historical maps (1829-1842) and modern photos (1995, 2000, 2005) to see how areas have changed over the years.

Thanks go to Laura Price from Shannonbridge for collating the information and links to websites shown on this page.

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