Descriptive gazetteer entries

These other entries in our collection of descriptive gazetteers are also about Dublin. You may be able to find further references to Dublin in the descriptive gazetteers by doing a full-text search here.

Place Type of entry Source
DUBLIN the metropolis of Ireland, and a city and county of itself Lewis:Ireland

This additional information from our descriptive gazetteers is for locations within the parish or parishes associated with Dublin.

Place Type of entry Source
GOLDENBRIDGE a village Lewis:Ireland
ISLAND BRIDGE a village Lewis:Ireland
KILMAINHAM a suburban village Lewis:Ireland
RANELAGH a village Lewis:Ireland
SANDFORD a village Lewis:Ireland

Travel writing

This website includes the complete texts of books describing journeys around Britain, written between the twelfth and nineteenth centuries. Selecting one of the links below will take you to the first reference to Dublin within the selected text. This will not always be a description of a visit: travellers often mention places other than where they are, for example as a basis for comparison.

Traveller Section No. of Refs.
Arthur Young 19th to 30th June 1776: Dublin, Kildare, Meath and Westmeath 20
Arthur Young 11th to 19th October 1776: Tipperary and Waterford 10
Arthur Young 11th to 20th July 1776: Kilkenny, Wexford, Wicklow and Dublin 9
Arthur Young 21st to 31st July 1776: Down, Armagh and Antrim 9
John Wesley 1760-2: Letter to an Editor; Impositions and Declarations; Speaking Statue; Pentecost 5
Charles Wesley Sept. 1- Dec. 31, 1748: Ireland and central Wales 4
John Wesley 1746-8: Severe Weather; Ireland; Wesley's Protest against Lawlessness 4
John Wesley 1749-50: Wesley and the Soldiers; In Ireland and Wales Again; Wesley Burned in Effigy 4
John Wesley 1754-6: Retirement in Paddington; Wesley Slandered; Premonitions 3
John Wesley 1771-3: Windsor Park; Wesley as Art Critic; Glasgow and Perth; Preaches to 30,000 People 3
John Wesley 1785-90: Collects Money for the Poor; Visits House of Lords; Reasons for his Long Life 3
Arthur Young 1st to 10th September 1776: Galway, Clare, Limerick and Cork 3
Charles Wesley May 3 - Dec. 28, 1747: Wales and Ireland 2
Charles Wesley Jan: 15 - Apr. 29, 1748: Ireland, Wales and meeting future wife 2
Arthur Young Title and Preface 2
Arthur Young 1st to 10th August 1776: Antrim, Londonderry and Donegal 2
Arthur Young 11th to 20th August 1776: Donegal, Fermanagh and Cavan 2
Arthur Young 21st to 31st August 1776: Roscommon, Sligo and Mayo 2
Arthur Young 1st to 10th October 1776: Kerry, Limerick and Tipperary 2
Charles Wesley May 1 - Aug. 31, 1748: London, Wales and Ireland 1
John Wesley 1751-3: Wesley's Marriage; Cornwall Smugglers; Illness and Recovery 1
John Wesley 1765-8: Justice for Methodists; Methodist Character; Instructions to Parents 1
John Wesley 1769-70: Opens a New Church; Comments on Rousseau; Geology; Swedenborg 1
John Wesley 1777-80: On the Isle of Man; City Road Chapel; Wesley Visits Lord George Gordon 1
Arthur Young 1st to 10th July 1776: Westmeath, Carlow, King's and Queen's Counties 1
Arthur Young 11th to 20th September 1776: Cork 1

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