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1786 newly discovered Map of the town and district of Philipstown/Daingean, Co. Offaly

  • Co. Offaly

This is an illustrated talk on the 1786 newly discovered Map of the town and district of Philipstown/Daingean, Co. Offaly. This map was recently donated to Offaly Archives and as the earliest surviving town map of an Offaly town is worthy of conservation and interpretation.

This talk sets out to explain the background to the Molesworth-owned town and the list of tenants’ holdings provided.

It predates the Ordnance Survey by forty years. YouTube video talk of about 20 minutes


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1786 newly discovered Map of the town and district of Philipstown/Daingean, Co. Offaly


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