Place:


Donaghadee  County Down

 

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

Donaghadee, seaport town and par. with ry. sta., NE. co. Down, 19 miles E. of Belfast, on the North Channel, 211/2 miles across to Portpatrick in Scotland -- par., 9593 ac., pop. 5334; town, pop. 1861; P.O., T.O., 1 Bank; live cattle and farm produce are the chief exports. The natural harb. has been improved by the construction of piers. At SE. pierhead is a lighthouse, with fixed light (Donaghadee Harb.), seen 12 miles. The town is frequented for sea-bathing.

How to reference this page:

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

URL: https://www.visionofireland.org/place/28804

Date accessed: 25th June 2024


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