Descriptive Gazetteer Entry for JOHNSTOWN

JOHNSTOWN, a village, in the parish and barony of ARKLOW, county of WICKLOW, and province of LEINSTER, 3 miles (W. by S.) from Arklow, on the road to Wexford; containing 13 houses and 44 inhabitants. Here is a neat R. C. chapel, connected with which are a residence for the priest and a school.


(Samuel Lewis, A Topographical Dictionary of Ireland (1837); Transcription © Derek Rowlinson, 2005-10. Reproduced from LibraryIreland. We are deeply grateful to LibraryIreland for allowing us to use their transcription.)

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Feature Description: "a village"   (ADL Feature Type: "populated places")
Administrative units: Arklow IrlBarony       Wicklow IrlC

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