[OSM-talk-ie] Civil Parish and Barony Map Sheets
donal.diamond at gmail.com
Wed Feb 18 10:03:52 UTC 2015
I've also added the following OSMIE layers to josm list:
Barony, Civil Parish, ED, Townland, Political (shows LEAs).
These are updated hourly and are the same layers you can see at
On 17 February 2015 at 11:59, Donal Diamond <donal.diamond at gmail.com> wrote:
> I see people have rectified about 10 of the nuig sheets so far.
> I've been adding them to the JOSM imagery list as I spot them.
> If you can't wait, adding the sheets to josm can be done self-service on
> josm wiki:
> I've also added them to the map viewer webpage at:
> On 11 February 2015 at 00:24, Dave Corley <davecorley at gmail.com> wrote:
>> This is fantastic news, nice work Brian & Donal.
>> On 11 Feb 2015 00:30, "Donal Diamond" <donal.diamond at gmail.com> wrote:
>> > Good news!
>> > I went hunting for map sheets that show Civil Parish boundaries and
>> found a
>> > new source at NUIG.
>> > Brian Hollinshead (brianh) kindly liased with the James Hardiman
>> > National University of Ireland, Galway and got permission for use of map
>> > sheets for OSM use.
>> > http://archives.library.nuigalway.ie/memorial/memorial-atlas.html
>> > I've uploaded some of the sheets to mapwarper here:
>> > http://mapwarper.net/maps/tag/Memorial%20Atlas%20of%20Ireland
>> > And I've started a map viewer where u can overlay townlands, civil
>> > and baronies at:
>> > Carlow is also available in Josm imagery list.
>> > The Civil parish boundaries on the map sheets correspond to our townland
>> > boundaries quite well but I have found the odd error. So use the
>> sheets as
>> > a starting point to identify what townlands are in what civil parish.
>> > If in doubt, refer to the 1901 townland index and 1911 supplements on
>> > histpop:
>> > 1901: http://url.ie/y5tl (don't forget to check errata
>> > well)
>> > 1911: http://url.ie/y5tm
>> > You can also look at townland lists for each civil parish at:
>> > http://www.irishancestors.ie/search/townlands/parish_index.php
>> > This database has lists from 1901 which would be preferable than using
>> > db at seanrua which is based off 1830s index.
>> > Even if you have already finished mapping baronies and civil parishes in
>> > your county, please consider warping the sheet for us. Please able to
>> > return a fully rectified set of sheets to NUIG is a fair exchange for
>> > making them available to us.
>> > Enjoy!
>> > Donal
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