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Ordnance Survey memoirs of Ireland

Ordnance Survey memoirs of Ireland

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Published by Institute of Irish Studies, Queen"s University in Belfast .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Ordnance Survey of Ireland.,
  • Down (Northern Ireland) -- History, Local.,
  • Down (Northern Ireland) -- Surveys.

  • Edition Notes

    Published in association with The Royal Irish Academy, Dawson Street, Dublin.

    Statementedited by Angélique Day and Patrick McWilliams. Vol.12, Parishes of County Down. III, 1833-8 mid-Down.
    ContributionsDay, Angélique., McWilliams, Patrick., Queen"s University of Belfast. Institute of Irish Studies., Royal Irish Academy.
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxi,147p. :
    Number of Pages147
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL22835586M
    ISBN 100853893918, 0853893985


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