Place:


Raphoe  County Donegal

 

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

Raphoe, market-town, seat of a diocese, and par., North Raphoe bar., E. co. Donegal, 6½ miles NW. of Strabane sta. and 15 SW. of Londonderry - par., 13,225 ac., pop. 3399; town, pop. 986; P.O., T.O., 1 Bank. Market-day, Saturday. Raphoe is situated in a fertile district. The see of Raphoe was united to that of Derry in 1835.

How to reference this page:

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

URL: https://www.visionofireland.org/place/30179

Date accessed: 25th May 2024


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