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From 1893 a list of premises on Dublin’s Suffolk Street.

From 1893 a list of premises on Dublin’s Suffolk Street.
Amongst them were a lot of Solicitors , the ‘Incorporated Law Society of Ireland Solicitors Apprentices Debating Society’ , Electrical Engineers and a Gun manufacturer.
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Classification of Occupations of Dublin Inhabitants from 1891

The Classification of Occupations of Dublin Inhabitants from 1891

Brunswick Street (now Pearse Street), Broadstone and Britain Street Little residents in 1893

From the 1893 Thoms directory a list of residents and business on Brunswick Street (now Pearse Street), Broadstone and Britain Street Little.

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Details of Donabate in 1893

A description of Donabate and the rate payers from 1893.

An 1893 list of Shops, Homes and Businesses on Dublins Grafton Street

From 1893 a list of premises on Dublin’s Grafton Street.
There are some fantastically descriptive entries
10 Mitchell & Son, confectioners to Her Majesty, Prince of Wales, Prince Edward of Saxe-Weimar, and the Lord Lieutenant, refreshment and dining rooms, 98l

Then there are words no longer in common use such as peruke and portmanteau
11 Perry, Geo. & Co. (limited) trunk and portmanteau makers,
22 Laird, James, hairdresser, patent peruke maker, and perfumer

Items such as sealskin jackets
62 Joyce, Thomas furrier,importer and manufacturer of sealskin jackets and mantle warehouse

Then what business names do I recognize….
Hodges Figgis & Co are there as are James J Fox , Tobacco and cigar merchant.
Switzer & Co limited occupy numbers 88 and 88 1/2 as well as 91,92 and 93.

The Street has a good number of ‘ pharmaceutical chemists, druggists’ and some time, ‘oil and colour merchants’


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Booterstown 1893 – ‘Ample accomodation is afforded for sea bathing by the Railway Company’

Details of Booterstown in 1893. Some choce lines in the description including ‘Ample accomodation is afforded for sea bathing by the Railway Company’ .
We learn of a thing called a Dorcas Society ,trains come every 30 minutes and have descriptions of the Churches.
The roads covered include Booterstown Avenue ( which has a Metropolitan Police Station , is home to a ‘plain and fancy baker’), Dark Avenue, Cross Avenue, Feltham Terrace, Gardiners Row, Somerville Terrace, Paradise Row

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Blackrock in 1893

The Summary of Blackrock from 1893. We also have the Town Commissioners listed for the Blackrock Ward, Monkstown Ward and Booterstown Ward.

Some entries have aside from their profession are also listed as ‘car owner’. Post boxes and collection times are listed too.

Anglesea Avenue and Avoca Avenue

Which Reads
BLACKROCK (Township). BLACKROCK, a maritime town, in Monkstown and Booterstown parishes, partly in Dublin barony, but chiefly in that of Rathdown, county of Dublin, five miles S.E. from the General Post Office, Dublin, comprising an area of 110 acres. Population in 1881, 8,975. It is pleasantly situated on the south shore of Dublin bay, and on the great thoroughfare by railway and road to Kingstown and Bray, and consists of one main and several minor streets and avenues. Its buildings are the Town Hall, Protestant Episcopal Chapel, Methodist Chapel, Roman Catholic Chapel, Dominican Convent, and Carmelite Nunnery. There is a bzanch of the Rathdown Dispensary, a Police Station, and National Schools. Commodious Baths have been erected by a Company, and the con-venience afforded by locomotive conveyance, every half hour, renders it a place of great resort to all classes chiefly for sea bathing. The Towns Improvement Act has been adopted, the district embracing Blackrock, Monkstown, Williamstown, Booterstown, &c. The area of the township is 1,078 statute acres ; the rateable valuation of property for taxation being £47,783. The population in 1891 was 8,380. Tramcars arrive from and start to Dublin every 15 minutes. There is a Postal Telegraph at the Post Office, 24 Main-st.
BLACEROCK WARD. Colclough, J. E. esq. i.e Goodbody, J. esq. Hazley, John, esq. M’Cormick, S. S. esq. J.P. Magrath, Thomas, esq. Maple, F. esq. J.P. Mitchell, W. M. esq. R.rt.A. Wilkinson, W. J. esq. P.L.G. Wright, William, esq.
MONKSTOWN WARD. Betham, Cecil W. esq. P.L.G. Browne, Colonel D. E. D.L. J.P. Crowe, M. F. esq. J.P. Drew, Thomas, esq. R.H.A. Hartigan, W. II. esq. B L. ICough, Ed. H. B. esq.( Vice- Chairman) Pim, Greenwood, esq. Sweeny, James, esq. Wigham, John R. esq. i.e. (Chairman)
Canning, James, esq. Glennon, Joseph, esq. Kelly, E. M. esq. barrister Marchbank, R. esq. Robinson, J. J. esq. (Dep. Vice-CIO Spain, W. If. esq.
Secretary and Executive Sanitary Officer, Robert Finlay Heron, esq. M.A.—Surveyor, J. T. Kough, esq., m.t c.E Law Agent, 3. M. Williamson, esq. — Rate Collector, J. W. Campbell. Consulting Sanitary Officer, G. C. Armstrong, esq. M.D.—Medical Officer of Health, Joseph W. Boyce, esq. Sub- Sanitary Officer—John Guy. Dublin, Wicklow, and Wexford Railway Station—Thomas Kavanagh, station master.
Anglesea-avenue. Off Carysfort-avenue. 1 Dolan, Patrick, 2 Dowling, Mr. James, 3 Cottle, Mrs. 4 Campbell, Miss, 5 Vacant, 6 Vacant, 171. 7 Yorke, Miss, 8 Morgan, H. M. solicitor, 9 Jackson, II. 3. W. esq. 10 Vacant, 11 Grundy, Mr. C. 12 Heath, Mr. James, 18/. 221. 21/. 201. 221. 10s. 22/. 22/. 23/. 2 v. 171. 241. Avoca-avenue. Boxer, Alex. F. R.N. Inspector of Irish Lighthouses, St. Leonard’s, 721. Clarke, John, solicitor, Ileadford cottage, 26/. Cleburne, Mrs., Mellville, 37/. Cleburne, J. C.E. Melville Deverell, Mrs. St. Helens 37l. Draper, Mrs. Eleanor, Nahant, 451. Droug/it, lien. Albert Mathew,retired Indian captain R.N. 451. Elvery, Mrs. Grenagh 381. Franks, John Hamilton, esq. secre-tary Irish Land Com. Dalriada—office, 26 Up. Merrion-street, 61l. Hanlon, George, esq. Nabant Jones, R. E. Follett, MA. T.C.D. Rose Mount, 361. Murphy, J as. es q. Altadore, 441. Murphy, John, seq. Avondale Nicholl, Thos. J. esq.—Ovoca lodge, 45/. Patterson, Geo. esq. Greenwood, t48/. Pollock, James F. M.A. M.D. T.C.D. F.R Q.C.P.I. Ovoca house 581 Salmon, Wm. esq. The cottage, Treffry, Henry W. esq. Lonsdale Watson, Lancelot Geo. esq., sec. City of Dublin Steam Packet Co. Newstead, 55/.

Loughlinstown (includes Shanganagh and Shankill) in 1893

The short entry for Loughlinstown.
Aside from the residence of Henry Watss, esq, Q.C. Loghlinstown also had the Rathdown Union Workhouse. Shanganagh and Shankill are covered also.

Which reads…
LOUGHLINSTOWN—See also BALLYBRACIC. LOUGHLINSTOWN, a small village, partly in Killiney and Rathmicbael parishes, Rathdown barony, Dublin county, 81 miles S.S.E. from Dublin, containing a few straggling houses and cabins, to the left of which is Loughlinstown House, the residence of Henry West, esq. Q.c. On crossing Loughlinstown green, to the right, on the brow of the hill, stands the Rathdown Union Workhouse, very prettily and most salubriously situated on a site of eight acres, erected in 1811 at an expense of £6,000. The village of Loughlinstown forms part of the Township of Killiney and Ballybrack.
Domvill, Major, 1.P. Loughlinstown house Geale, Edward, esq. Beech grove, Gil. SUB- POST OFFICE—Patrick Gorman, sub-postmaster Reilly, Michael, grocer
Shanganagh. i’ureraeiaderof Shanganagh, see Bray, Byrne, James, Shanganagh hotel Caldbeck, William E. esq. Eaton Brae Cullen, Miss, Millhouse Cunningham, Mr. P. De Montmorency, lion. Francis R. Wilrnont Hemphill, Charles, esq. Q. C. Clifton lodge Humphries, Mrs. Mona Joyce, Thomas, esq. Lisearton Kelly, John, egg. Clarebeg Lawless, Mr. L. J. Abingdon
Lawson, Mrs. Clontra Lefroy, Captain, Aubrey M`Call, John. esq. Donley court M’Cormick, Mrs. Florence ville M’Donnell, William D. esq. A.M. barrister, Barnclose house Middleton, A. H. esq. Athgoe park Murdoch, Robert, esq. Shanganagh park, 1571. 10s. O’Byrne, VT. Los-can, esq. Home #attison, Henry, esq. Druid lodge, and Baureigh, Mountrath, 521. Robinson, Mrs. Llanmaur house Reeves, Miss, Barnclose house B. I. C. Police Station — Constable Thomas Kennedy in charge Scott, Colonel ‘Topton, Locksley Simmonds, Miss, Cromlech Sullivan, Captain, It. a. Pare-na-silla Towson, Mr. John, Hacketsland
For remainder of Shankiii, see Bray. Burton, Miss, The Glebe, 151.
Byrne, John T. esq. Ckerrywood, 108/. Carr, Mrs. Cath. farmer, Woodford DeBurgh, Alfred, esq. Gort-na-naen Dix, Theory T. esq. Ferndale, 301. 15s. Grehan, Mr. Thomas, Mullinastill Hatfield, Thomas, esq. Sylvanmount Houghton, John T. esq. Ballybride Joyce, T. esq. Lisearton Meredith, Frederick W. esq. Rath.. michael lodge, 371. Middleton, A. Ii. esq. The Cottage Middleton, Thomas, B. esq. Maryland Murray, Jno. esq. Sha.nkill house, 901. Orpen, John, esq. Emerald, 371. O’Shea, E. A. esq. Glenwood 521. 5e. Quain, Richard, esq. Lordello Reeves, Richard, esq. Rosendael Riall, Capt. R.N. Chantilly, 1181. 10s. Rowan-Hamilton, Mrs. Catherine, Shanganagh castle Searight, G. E. esq. Springfield, 48/. les Shankill castle—vacant

Monkstown in 1893

Monkstown not alone covered areas such as Salthill, Ardenza Terrace and Seapoint, it also covered as far as Kill of The Grange village.
It was described as ‘a Maritime Parish’, places such as ‘The Salt Hill hotel’ are mentioned also.

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Killiney Ballybrack in 1893

From the 1893 Thoms directory a brief location of the area. Gives the names of the householders of all houses in Killiney, Killiney Park, Rose Cottages, Shanganagh Terrage, Strand, Wyattville Road, Ballybrack, Loughlinstown, Marine Terrace and Abbeylands.

There is a Miss Overends Ladies School. I wonder if that is the same Overends that owned Airfield near Dundrum?