Place:


Dungannon  County Tyrone

 

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

Dungannon, market town with ry. sta., Drumglass par., E. co. Tyrone, 40 miles by rail W. of Belfast and 103 NW. of Dublin, near Lough Neagh, 230 ac., pop. 4084; P.O., T.O., 2 Banks, 1 newspaper. Market-days, Monday and Thursday; a well-built and flourishing town, with important trade in grain, flax, and provisions; also mfrs. of linen, muslin, leather, and earthenware. Coal is worked in the neighbourhood. D. returned 1 member to Parl. until 1885. Dungannon Paris is the seat of the Earl of Ranfurly.

How to reference this page:

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

URL: https://www.visionofireland.org/place/29611

Date accessed: 26th February 2024


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