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O'Reilly, Edward, -1830


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    • O'Reilly, Edward, d. 1829
    • Ó Raghallaigh, Éadbhard, -1830
    • O'Reilly, Edwd., -1830
    • O'Reilly, E., -1830
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    • O'Reilly, Edward, d. 1829
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    • found: An essay on the subject proposed by the Royal Irish Academy ... 1824?:p. 141 (Edward O'Reilly)
    • found: LC in OCLC, 9-11-95(hdg.: O'Reilly, Edward, d. 1829)
    • found: Ó Maolfabhail, A. Éadbhard Ó Raghallaigh, Seán Ó Donnabháin agus an tSuirbhéireacht Ordanáis, 1830-4, 1991:p. 73 (Edward O'Reilly; Éadbhard Ó Raghallaigh) p. 74, etc. (letters signed Edwd. O'Reilly Esqr., Edwd. O'Reilly, and E. O'Reilly, dated 28 March 1830-8 June 1830, written in Harold's Cross; received letter the week of 7 May 1830, informing him that Ordnance Survey would avail itself of his services; died 26 Lúnasa [August])
    • found: National Library of Ireland catalogue, 23 July 2012(access point: O'Reilly, Edward, d. 1829)
    • found: Doherty, G.M. The Irish Ordnance Survey, c2004:p. 19 (Edward O'Reilly, scribe and lexicographer; appointed by Ordnance Survey in April 1830 to study etymology of placenames, decide on the correct name in disputed cases; died unexpectedly after a few months)
    • found: Oxford DNB, 27 Nov. 2012(O'Reilly, Edward, c. 1770-1829; lexicographer; born either in Harold's Cross near Dublin or in Co. Cavan; he settled in Dublin ca. 1790, began to learn Irish; formed the first Irish-language dictionary (printed 1817); founded the Iberno-Celtic Society in Dublin in 1818, primarily a historical and cultural organization; published a chronological dictionary of Irish writers, catalogues of Irish-language manuscripts, genealogical and antiquarian research; towards the end of his life, employed to help with Irish nomenclature for the Ordnance Survey maps of Ireland; still at work on this project when died in Dublin in August 1829)
    • found: Hickey, D.J. A dictionary of Irish history since 1800, 1981:O'Reilly, Edward (O'Reilly, Edward (1770-1829); lexicographer and antiquarian; b. Co. Cavan; after moving to Dublin, in 1791, began the study of Irish; at time of his death, he was working on Irish nomenclature for the Ordnance Survey) Ordnance Survey of Ireland (begun 1830; employed Edward O'Reilly)
    • found: Wikipedia, 23 July 2012(Edward O'Reilly (6 Dec. 1765-26 Aug. 1830); Irish scholar; born in Harold's Cross, Dublin; in May 1830, he was contracted to advise on Irish nomenclature for the early Ordnance Survey maps but spent only 4 months on this work before his death, Friday 26 August 1830, at Harold's Cross, Dublin)
    • notfound: Fleming, N.C. The Longman handbook of modern Irish history since 1800, c2005;Thomas, C. Historical dictionary of Ireland, 1997
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