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Samuel Lewis Topographical Dictionaries


This collection contains transcribed descriptions of places in Great Britain and Ireland, extracted from the Topographical Dictionaries published by Samuel Lewis.

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Samuel Lewis was a publisher of topographical dictionaries and maps. He produced texts for England, Scotland, Wales and Ireland during the period 1831-1859. He died in 1865.

The following are currently available:

  • A Topographical Dictionary of England, seventh edition, published 1858.
  • A Topographical Dictionary of Ireland, second edition, published 1840