Place:


Limavady  County Londonderry

 

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

Limavady (or Newtown Limavady, or Rathbrady Beg), market town and township with ry. sta., Druma-chose par., in co. and 16 miles NE. of Londonderry, on river Roe, 572 ac., pop. 2954; P.O., T.O., 2 Banks. Market-days, Monday, Tuesday, and Friday. The place was called Limavady from an old castle of that name in the neighbourhood. The linen trade of the town has greatly declined. Limavady has one distillery.

How to reference this page:

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

URL: https://www.visionofireland.org/place/29482

Date accessed: 20th June 2024


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