Place:


Mallow  County Cork

 

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

Mallow.-- market town, par., and township with ry. sta. (Mallow Junction), N. co. Cork, on river Blackwater, 20 miles NW. of Cork and 144 SW. of Dublin-par., 8819 ac., pop. 6171; town and township, 379 ac., pop. 4439; 3 Banks. Market-days, Tuesday and Friday. Mallow carries on a good agricultural trade, and has an extensive tannery. ...


There are celebrated warm mineral springs, and many beautiful seats in the neighbourhood. There is good salmon fishing on the river, which is here crossed by a bridge of 15 arches. Mallow Castle, seat, is adjacent to the town. Mallow returned 1 member to Parliament until 1885.

How to reference this page:

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

URL: https://www.visionofireland.org/place/30133

Date accessed: 26th February 2024


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