Matheson, Robert E. 'A review of the general topographical index of Ireland 1901'. - Dublin: Journal of the Statistical and Social Inquiry Society of Ireland,Vol. XII Part LXXXIX, 1908/1909, pp263-294
Journal of The Statistical and Social Inquiry Society of Ireland Vol. XII Part LXXXVIII 1907/1908
I purpose this evening to present to the Society a short
review of the General Topographical Index of Ireland,
published in connection with the Census of 1901, setting
forth briefly some of the features of public interest in that
As in the case of Irish personal names, which I have dealt
with in my works on Surnames and Christian names in
Ireland, so in the names of Places in the Topographical
Index we have various stages of the history of this country
reflected as in a mirror.
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