Place:


Lucan  County Dublin

 

In 1887, John Bartholomew's Gazetteer of the British Isles described Lucan like this:

Lucan, small town and par., in co. and 9 miles W. of Dublin by rail, on river Liffey and Royal Canal - par., 1125 ac., pop. 899; town, pop. 691; P.O., T.O. Lucan has stations both on the Great South and Western and the Midland Great Western railways, and a steam tramway extends between the town and Dublin city. There is a woollen factory here. A chalybeate spa in the vicinity was formerly much resorted to. Lucan gives the titles of baron and earl to the family of Bingham.

How to reference this page:

GB Historical GIS / University of Portsmouth, History of Lucan, in and County Dublin | Map and description, A Vision of Ireland through Time.

URL: https://www.visionofireland.org/place/27619

Date accessed: 29th February 2024


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