A Topographical Dictionary of Ireland by Samuel Lewis (1837)

Table ID:
LEWIS_IRELAND     (61126)
Contents:
A Topographical Dictionary of Ireland by Samuel Lewis (1837)
Approx. number of rows:
3,934
Table type:
Gazetteer
Documentation Author:
Humphrey Southall
Chronology:
The data cover the period 1881 to 1911.

Sources:

  1. This table comprises the entire contents of A Topographical Dictionary of Ireland comprising the several counties, cities, boroughs, corporate, market and post towns, parishes and villages with historical and statistical descriptions, Samuel Lewis, 1837.
  2. This digital version was obtained from the LibraryIreland.com project in 2010.


Checking:

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Indices:

IndexTypeColumn(s) indexed
lewis_ireland_pkey Primary key g_seq


Constraints:

The table has the following associated constraints:

ConstraintTypeDetails
lewis_ireland_pkey Primary Key See details above for primary key index



Columns within table:

ColumnTypeContents
g_seq Integer number. Sequence number created on loading, to keep the entries in the correct order.
g_text Long text. The full text of the entry, marked up as HTML.
g_header Text string (max.len.=260). The first part of the entry, containing the geographical name or names.
g_ft_text Text string (max.len.=124). The portion of the entry, immediately following the header, which describes the type of feature covered by the entry, such as 'a parish'.
county_name_1 Text string (max.len.=28). The name of the first county named in the entry as containing the place or geographical feature.
county_name_2 Text string (max.len.=28). The name of the second county named in the entry as containing the place or geographical feature, if present.
barony_name_1 Text string (max.len.=28). [No description available]
barony_name_2 Text string (max.len.=28). [No description available]
is_xref Text string (max.len.=6). 'Y' if the entry appears to be purely a cross-reference, and 'N' otherwise. This flag is set based on the length of the entry and the presence of '.—See ' near the end.
is_parish Integer number. Flag based on type of feature: 2 if currently a parish, 1 if formerly a parish, otherwise null.
is_borough Integer number. Flag based on type of feature: 2 if currently a borough, 1 if formerly a borough, otherwise null.
is_city Integer number. Flag based on type of feature: 2 if described as a city, otherwise null.
is_barony Integer number. Flag based on type of feature: 2 if described as a barony, otherwise null.
is_county Integer number. Flag based on type of feature: 2 if described as a county, otherwise null.