Dawson, Charles. 'The valuation of the city of Dublin'. - Dublin: Journal of the Statistical and Social Inquiry Society of Ireland,Vol. X Part LXXVII, 1896/1897, pp320-325
Journal of The Statistical and Social Inquiry Society of Ireland Vol. X Part LXXVII 1896/1897
As an introduction to the question of the state of the valuation
of the city of Dublin, I should wish to refer briefly to the
work achieved by the Municipal Corporation since the passing
of the Public Health Act of 1878.
No one whose memory goes back twenty years can forget
the state of the principal streets of the city at that time,
composed of inferior paving stones or macadam, in summer
they were dust heaps, and in winter seas of mud. On new
paving since the date mentioned over £345,000 has been
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