Place:


Moy  County Tyrone

 

In 1887, John Bartholomew's Gazetteer of the British Isles described Moy like this:

Moy.* - small market town with ry. sta. (Moy and Trew), Clonfeacle par., SE. co. Tyrone, on river Black-water, opposite Charlemont, 5 ½ miles SE. of Dungannon and 6 ½ miles N. of Armagh, pop. 579; P.O., T.O., 2 Banks. Market-day, Friday. The town, which is neat and well built, is situated 2 miles S. of the sta., on the property of the Earl of Charlemont. There are 2 quays on the river, which is navigable from Lough Neagh for lighters of 60 tons burden; and a considerable trade in agricultural produce, building materials, coal, yarn, &c., is carried on.

How to reference this page:

GB Historical GIS / University of Portsmouth, History of Moy, in and County Tyrone | Map and description, A Vision of Ireland through Time.

URL: https://www.visionofireland.org/place/28176

Date accessed: 29th May 2024


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