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

Strangford, small seaport, Ballyculter par., E. co. Down, on the W. shore of entrance to Lough Strangford, nearly opposite Portaferry, and 8 miles NE. of Downpatrickry. sta., pop. 434; P.O., T.O. Market-days, Tuesday and Saturday. Strangford is the property of Lord de Ros, whose seat, Old Court, is adjacent.

How to reference this page:

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


Date accessed: 19th October 2021

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