Family Research – English, Scottish and Irish Genealogy


Early Irish maps from State Papers c.1558 – c.1610

These maps are among the best known and most frequently consulted maps in The National Archives. You can search and download more than 60 different maps depicting plantations, fortifications and townships in Ireland during the reigns of Elizabeth I and James I. They are among the earliest cartographic representations of Ireland and include the famous map of Hibernia drawn by John Goghe in 1567 (catalogue reference MPF 1/68). for more click here

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