Jonesborough (County Armagh)
Welcome to Jonesborough
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The 1821-1851 census returns were almost destroyed in a fire, the 1861-1891 census returns were destroyed by the Government. The 1901-1911 census returns are available on line free of charge on line on the National Archives of Ireland website.
This village is situated in the Ring of Gullion in the county, and it would be on the road to Newry which is 5 miles from the location and its also one side of county Louth. The population of the village has 273 people. That was recorded in 2001. In the year 1706 the town was founded by a man called Roth Jones. It was that person who was a landlord in the area towards the start of the 18 th century. The village was known at the time as Four Mile House. Tourists that come to the town like to purchase consumer fireworks when it comes to Halloween but its deemed illegal in the country due to Health & Safety reasons.
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