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The Master Book of Irish Place Names
The Master Book of Irish Place Names
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Master Atlas
and Book of
Irish Placenames

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New. Irish place names, locations, old and new spellings,
indexed, maps, atlas, hardbound, gold stamped, xxvi + 215 pages.
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The Original 32 County Atlas If you are looking for the town or parish of your ancestors in Ireland, this is your answer: The Master Atlas and Book of Irish Place Names. The original Hardbound, 6 x 9 size, gold stamped volume, with a complete set of 32 individual County Maps keyed to the index, which tells you exactly where to find the place name on the map in the back of the book. Both 17th and 19th century index is included, something not found in any similar work in print. This work also includes all the place names, as they were originally spelled in the census of 1659.

250 pages in all. This is the master placename index for Ireland from the IGF. Every place name and its location on the 19th century map collection (all maps are included here) is indexed, and easily found on the maps! Furthermore, they have added a 17th century placename index, showing older place names not found today on any map, and a listing of older ways place names were spelled.

Over 20,000 listings in this section alone. Included are modern parish listings in for comparison. Also included are baronies, townlands, places, diocese, poor law unions and registrar districts.

The classic commentary of P.W. Joyce is found in the appendix, outlining common spelling changes, along with additional district and barony maps of Ireland. Charts of common variant spellings, prefix and suffix changes; placenames with more than one location are listed; 17th century map examples, along with an introduction to understanding Irish place names, regional divisions and sources for further research! This book has quality thread sewn hard bound binding. Find the location of your Irish family with this one, comes with instructions on place name spelling changes.

TABLE OF CONTENTS:
Province Map of Ireland Ortelius Map
Introduction to Irish Place Names
Geographical Divisions
Sources
Charts and Maps
Common Variant Spellings
Multiple Location Place Names
Irish Place Names in Music
Place Names from the Annals of the 4 Masters
17th century Place Name Map
Older Place Name Index
21,000 Place Names
Religious Arms with Place Name Designations
County Maps with names keyed to Index

Appendix
Irish Local Names Explained by P.W. Joyce
Peerage Arms with place name designations
Irish Place Names in America
Ancient Territorial Divisions
Districts of Northern Ireland
Ancient Names for Ireland
Barony Map of Ireland
Ordnance Survey Maps by Number.

The Final Word A great resource for finding your townland on the map in Ireland. Includes guide to place name spellings and complete Atlas. New. Hard bound with sewn binding for generations of use, illustrated, full set of individual county maps, indexed. Published by the Irish Genealogical Foundation.

 


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