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IRISH HISTORIC TOWNS ATLAS NO. 20, TUAM

The Irish Historic Towns Atlas no. 20, Tuam by J.A. Claffey (2009) is the next in the series of the Irish Historic Towns Atlas. It is the first IHTA atlas to chart a town west of the Shannon.

TEXT

  • The topographical section documents over 700 features of the town, including the high crosses, churches, mills, schools and markets, from its early monastic foundation to modern times. A number of thematic maps capture Tuam in medieval times, in the eighteenth century as well as a valuation map from the mid-nineteenth century. Illustrations and nineteenth-century photographs are also found in the text section.

MAPS

Thirteen historical maps in large format facsimiles on loose sheets are also included in TUAM are:

  • Brown, 1591
  • Petty, 1685
  • Morris, 1720
  • Taylor and Skinner, 1777
  • Larkin, 1808
  • Jones 1812
  • Fair Plan, 1838
  • Bourke, 1863

PLATES

  • Reconstructions of the town c. 1900
  • Market Square c. 1900
  • Bishop Street, c. 1900
  • Tuam from the air, 2004

CD-ROM

  • CD-ROM with text section, maps and plates in pdf format. Text section is searchable.

IRISH HISTORIC TOWNS ATLAS No. 20, Tuam: 20 pp text 410 x 305 mm; 15 pp B&W and colour maps and plates 410 mm x 305 mm; in a folder 410 x 305 mm.
With CD-ROM Price: €30

ISBN 978-1-904890-47-8
 

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