These extracts from Volume 3 are typical examples of the presentation of manuscript maps within the collection especially the social information which they convey. Both are from the original manuscripts.
The majority of the maps are not wholly artistic but are most emphatically factual and informative. Variant place names spelling occur repeatedly . Simultaneously, revelations of accuracy in the surveyor’s triangular measurements, illustrate a surplus of mathematical skill and endevour.
An introduction to some of the 18th century manuscript town land estate maps are: Darney, Killybegs, Point, Munteneese, Lough Erne, Tullygay, Ennishmackadurn, Edrim.
All the maps are unique in the sense that they have never before been recorded in any repository and remain in a private collection.
Other examples of extracts from the collection: