1st January 1837
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A snapshot of pre-famine local history from Lewis Topographical Dictionary 1837.

BROADWAY, a village, in the parish of ST. IBERIUS, barony of FORTH, county of WEXFORD, and province of Leinster, 8 miles (S.S.E.) from Wexford; containing 160 inhabitants.

It is situated at the northern extremity of Lady's Island lake, on the high road from Wexford to Carne, and till lately was a regular post town, but it is now only a sub-office to Wexford.

Fairs are held on the Thursday after Trinity Sunday and on Oct. 18th.

Here is a public dispensary.

At Doyle's Cross, near the village is a place of worship for Wesleyan Methodists; and near it is Broadway Cottage, the residence of Dr. Lindsay.

- See also IBERIUS (ST.)

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