Mountmellick  County Laoighis


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

Mountmellick, market town and township, Ardea and Rosenallis pars., N. Queen's co., on branch of Grand Canal and Owenass rivulet, 6 miles W. of Portarlington and 6 miles NW. of Maryborough, 560 ac., pop. 3126; P.O., T.O., 2 Banks. Market-days, Wednesday and Saturday. It has a woollen factory, a brewery, a tannery, and a tobacco manufactory, and in point of trade is the most important town in the county.

How to reference this page:

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


Date accessed: 17th June 2024

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