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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)]

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Cemeteries

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

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Description and Travel

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Gazetteers

The transcription for this county from the National Gazetteer (1868), provided by Colin Hinson.

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Genealogy

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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