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Edenderry OS MAP 1911

Alan Godfrey Maps (Great Britain) have recently published the Edenderry Ordnance Survey Map of 1911 as part of the Godfrey Edition of maps, of which, to date, over 2,500 have been published. The double sided map is accompanied by an essay on the evolution of Edenderry in the 19th century by Ciaran Reilly.

This double sided map shows the very rural area and many plots of land, the Rectory near Short's Bend, Killane House, Killane, Parochial House, St Mary's RC Church, Smithy. The Fever Hospital, Union Workhouse, Infirmary Grave Yard, Bella Vista, Friends Burial Ground, Convent School, School, Chapel Road, Glen Cottages, Downshire Row, Harbour, New Row, Man Street. Market Square, Blundell House, Meth. Ch, Windsor Lodge and down the map to Gas Works, Church Walk, Downshire Statue, Fair Green, Castropetre Church, Grave Yard, Quarries, Saw Mills, Blundell Castle (ruin) The Wood Fields, Grand Canal (Edenderry Branch, and surrounding plots of land to bottom of map.

Over it shows Cornybarrow Street, Terminus, Goods Shed, Engine Sheed, Pump House, Railway Line Edenderry Branch, MGWR to Coneyburrow Bridge and Blundell Street to bottom of map mostly plots of land but one row of terrace houses.

The society hopes to have copies of the map in the not to distant future, but in the meantime same can be purchased from the Offaly Historical Society, Tullamore.

The full list for county Offaly is:

Clara & Ferbane 1910 - published 2011, intro by Michael Goodbody

Edenderry 1911 - published 2011, intro by Ciarán J Reilly

Tullamore 1910 - published 1995, intro by Michael Byrne
 Banagher 1909 - published 1995, intro by Alan Godfrey
 Birr 1909 - published 1996, intro by Michael Byrne


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