Tipperary placenames; Congor Church (alias)

  • 25th June 2018
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O’Donovans dilemma while researching place names in North Tipperary; a classic example of fence sitting…in case the bishop might be displeased..want to check out local names in your area? We have the complete Tipperary place names and letters collection in our archives

The Ordnance Survey Letters were written between 1834 and 1841 and are known as O’Donovan’s Ordnance Survey Letters, after the historian, John O’Donovan (1806-1861), who led the project of information collection, notation and compilation. Notice no name was given except church on the map!

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