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all of County Wicklow
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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)]
Almost 100% of Wicklow's tombstone inscriptions have been transcribed and indexed.
Edited by Brian Randell and updated 05 July 2004 by Richard White