Mullingar  County Westmeath


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

Mullingar, market and co. town, par., and township with ry. sta., mid. co. Westmeath, on Royal Canal and river Brosna, 50 miles NW. of Dublin - par., 21,048 ac., pop. 8153; township, 1376 ac., pop. 4787; P.O., T.O., 3 Banks, 1 newspaper. Market-day, Thursday. Mullingar is an important centre of trade, and has extensive infantry barracks.

How to reference this page:

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


Date accessed: 25th June 2024

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