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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)]
- Welcome to County Wicklow, the Garden of Ireland
The transcription for this county from the National Gazetteer (1868), provided by Colin Hinson.
- John Grenham Website - Free Irish Genealogy Education Site - an excellent resource, including civil, church, property and census records.
- Graham Jaunay's On-line Irish Names Research Directory
- Wicklow - Fianna's county page
- WorldGenWeb - Wicklow queries
- On-line Irish Names Research Directory - surname listing for this county
- 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