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County Wicklow

Wicklow, a county of Ireland, province of Leinster, bounded N by Dublin, E by the Irish sea, S by Wexford and W by Kildare and Carlow, 32 m. long N to S, and 15 to 26 broad. (Irish.) Area, 311,600 Irish acres, divided into 58 parishes. Great part of this country is mountainous, with a mixture of rocks and bogs, so as to be ill adapted for cultivation; others are well wooded, and some of the valleys fertile. Chief rivers, the Liffey and Slaney. It sends 2 members to parliament. Pop. 115,162.
[From The New London Gazetteer (1826)]

County Wicklow parishes

  • Aghowle
  • Ardoyne
  • Arklow
  • Ballinacor
  • Ballintemple
  • Ballykine
  • Ballynure
  • Baltinglass
  • Blessington
  • Boystown
  • Bray
  • Burgage
  • Calary
  • Carnew
  • Castlemacadam
  • Crecrin
  • Crehelp
  • Crosspatrick
  • Delgany
  • Derrylossary
  • Donaghmore
  • Donard
  • Drumkay
  • Dunganstown
  • Dunlavin
  • Ennereilly
  • Freynestown
  • Glenealy
  • Hacketstown
  • Hollywood
  • Inch
  • Kilbride
  • Kilbride
  • Kilcommon, Arklow
  • Kilcommon, Ballinacor
  • Kilcoole
  • Killahurler
  • Killiskey
  • Kilmacanoge
  • Kilpipe
  • Kilpoole
  • Kilranelagh
  • Kiltegan
  • Knockrath
  • Liscolman
  • Moyacomb
  • Moyne
  • Mullinacuff
  • Newcastle Lower
  • Newcastle Upper
  • Powerscourt
  • Preban
  • Rathbran
  • Rathdrum
  • Rathnew
  • Rathsallagh
  • Rathtoole
  • Redcross
  • Tober

Almost 100% of Wicklow's tombstone inscriptions have been transcribed and indexed.

Periodicals

From Fianna:

  • Arklow Historical Society Journal (annual),
    Mr. J. Rees, 3 Meadow's Lane, Arklow, Co. Wicklow
  • Bray Historical Record (annual)
    Mr. J. Scannall, The Old Bray Society, 19 Hazelwood, Shanganagh Road,
    Shankill, Co. Dublin
  • West Wicklow Historical Society Journal (annual),
    Mr. D. McDonnell, Ballinglass, Co. Wicklow
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