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"Armagh, a county of Ireland, in the province of Ulster, 32 m. long and 19 broad; bounded E by Down, W by Tyrone and Monaghan, N by Lough Neagh, and S by Lough. It contains 5 baronies, 20 parishes, about 291,000 acres, 37,714 houses, and 196,577 inhabitants, and sends two members to parliament. The soil is in general rich and productive, but a hilly tract called the Fews is barren. Some good marble is found in this county; and the linen manufacture flourishes in all its branches. The only river of consequence is the Blackwater, which separates it from Tyrone."
[From The New London Gazetteer (1826)]
Journal of the Armagh Diocesan Historical Society
Journal of the Craigavon Historical Society (annual)
The Hon. Secretary, Craigavon, Co. Armagh
Seanchas Ard Mhacha (annual), Charles Dillon, Moyard, Dungannon
Publications Manager, Seanchas, Ardmhacha, Killuney, Co. Armagh
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Edited by Brian Randell and updated 02 July 2004 by Richard White.