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In 1868, the parish of Tober contained the following places:

"TOBER, a parish in the baronies of Upper and Lower Talbotstown, county Wicklow, Ireland, 4 miles N.W. of Donard. The surface consists of a good soil. The living is a rectory with Dunlavin."

"STRATFORD-UPON-SLANEY, a post-office village in the parish of Tober, barony of Upper Talbotstown, county Wicklow, province of Leinster, Ireland, 27 miles W. of Wicklow, and 54 from Dublin. It is situated near the river Slaney, on an acclivity rising from the bank of that stream. It contains the parish church, a Roman Catholic chapel, Presbyterian meeting-house, dispensary, and fever hospital. The town was founded by the Earl of Aldborough in 1790. Tuesday and Saturday are market days."

[Transcribed from The National Gazetteer of Great Britain and Ireland 1868]
by Colin Hinson ©2018