CENSUS OF IKELAND, 1871
TO HIS GRACE JOHN WINSTON, DUKE OF MARLBOROUGH, K.G.,
&c, &c, Sec, LORD LIEUTENANT-GENERAL AND GENERAL GOVERNOR OF IRELAND.
Mat it please your Grace,
I have the honour to submit to your Grace an Alphabetical Index to the Towns and Townlands of Ireland, which has been prepared in this Department.
The present Index affords, in addition to the matter contained in that published in 1861, the following information :â€”
Firstâ€”An additional column showing the Poor Law Electoral Division in which
each Townland or Town is situated; also reference notes giving the pages of the "Census of 1871, Part I.,"
on which information relative to each Parliamentary and Municipal Borough and Town of 2,000 Inhabitants and upwards are to be found.
Secondlyâ€”The revised Areas, &c, of Parishes and Baronies, and reference made to
each page of the Census on which information relative to each Parish and Barony is to be found.
Thirdlyâ€”The Area and County for each Poor Law Union (or Superintendent
Registrar's District), and also reference to the page of the Census on which information relative thereto may be found.
Fourthlyâ€”Similar information as regards the Poor Law Electoral Divisions,
together with the Union or Superintendent Registrar's District, and the Dispensary or Registrar's District in which each Electoral Division is situated.
Fifthlyâ€”The Poor Law Union in which each Dispensary or Registrar's District is
Sixthlyâ€”The Area of each Petty Sessions District, with the County and the
Quarter Sessions District in which it is situated.
Lastlyâ€”The Area of each Parliamentary Borough, the County in which it is
situated, and the page of the Census of 1871, Part I.,
on which information regarding it may be found.
I have the honour to be
Your Grace's obedient and faithful servant,
Geneeal Register Office, Charlemont House, Dublin,