The 1911 Census of Ireland:
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:
Maps, Atlases: A Topographical Dictionary of Ireland by Samuel Lewis, 1837
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
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:
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.