Place:


Omagh  County Tyrone

 

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

Omagh, market and co. town with ry. sta., Drumragh par., S. co. Tyrone, on river Strule, 34 miles SE. of Londonderry and 129 miles NW. of Dublin, pop. 4138; P.O., T.O., 3 Banks, 1 newspaper. Market-day, Saturday. Omagh has flax and corn mills, and a considerable trade in tanning and leather.

How to reference this page:

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

URL: https://www.visionofireland.org/place/29620

Date accessed: 16th June 2024


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