Lewis’ Topographical Dictionary, Ireland

Lewis’ Topographical Dictionary Ireland comprises of several counties, cities, boroughs, parish and villages – with historical and statistical descriptions – of Ireland.

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    STRADONE, a market and post town, in the parish of LARAH, barony of UPPER LOUGHTEE, county of CAVAN, and province of ULSTER, 5 miles (E. by S.) from Cavan town, and 50 (N.W.) from Dublin, on the road from Virginia to Ballyhaise; containing 35 houses and 250 inhabitants.

    It is a station of the constabulary police, and has a dispensary, The market is on Monday; and fairs are held on Feb. 7th, March 28th., May 10th, June 24th, Aug, 16th,Oct. 10th, and Dec. 18th, for general farming stock.

    Stradone House, the residence of Major Burrowes, is a handsome mansion, situated in an extensive and finely wooded demesne adjoining the town.