civil parish townland
Cill Ghaobhair
genitive: Chill Ghaobhair
(Irish)
Kilgeever
(English)

Glossary

English church

Explanatory note

  • Gaeilge

    near church?
    Ní léir brí an dara heilimint

  • English

    near church?
    The meaning of the second element is unclear

Centrepoint

53.761, -9.76696 latitude, longitude
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Archival records

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Historical references

1307c
Kilgovir
Pap. Tax. Leathanach: 198
1440
Kyllgaybayt, Quarte de
CPL Leathanach: ix 139
1481
Kylgacuayr, [John Oculean... of]
CPL Leathanach: xiii 765
1515
Villgaiphair
CPL Leathanach: xx 262 §358
1565c
Kyllgayuayr, Vicaria de
Vis.Clonf. Leathanach: 153
1565c
Kyllgayvayr
Vis.Clonf. Leathanach: 207
1574
Kylgavyr
Div. Conn. Leathanach: 2A (Knox) 216
1591
Kilgevur
Incumbents Leathanach: 224, 226
1617
Kilgeyovare
Inq.(ME) Leathanach: II.269
1620c
Kilgeever
Westport Est. Pap. Leathanach: 40,889/5(12)
1622
Kilgeever
Westport Est. Pap. Leathanach: 40,889/5(17)
1635
Kilgower, the qr of
Straff. Inq. ME Leathanach: §52
1635
Kilgower, the qr of
Straff. Inq. ME Leathanach: §52
1661
(?)Killgeever Gleabe
BSD (ME) Leathanach: 111
1661
Killgeever Qr
BSD (ME) Leathanach: 113
1661
Kilgeever, Killgeever Parish
BSD (ME) Leathanach: 108, 111
1672c
Killoure, Killgure
Hib. Del.
1680
par. Killgiver
ASE Leathanach: 268.14
1700c
Kil[]ver
Conn. Map Leathanach: 2
1710
Kilgiver, the parish of
Westport Est. Pap. Leathanach: 40,918/3
1710c
Killgver Parish [sic]… Killgiven… Kilgivere Parish
CRL Leathanach: 2A.3.16, 90, 92
1710c
Killygeveor 1 qr
CRL Leathanach: 2A.3.16, 92
1715c
Kilgure
Overton & Morden
1720c
Kilgure
Lea & Moll
1721
Killour
Price, Senex & Maxwell
1776
Kilgiver Parish
Mackenzie Leathanach: xiv
1792
Kilgivour
Beaufort Map
1792
Killgower Parish
QRL Leathanach: 2A.6.74, 181
1792
Killgver Parish [sic]... Killgiver
QRL Leathanach: 2A.6.74, 181, 183
1792
Killgeveor
QRL Leathanach: 2A.6.74, 182
1802
Kilgivour
Stat. Surv. Mayo
1812
Kilgeever
Bald Bog Map
1830
Kilgeever
Bald Uimhir: 17
1830
Kilgeever
TAB Leathanach: 47
1830
Kilgeever
TAB Leathanach: 47
1833
Kilgeever
Knox Hist. Tuam Leathanach: 189
1837
Gilgavower or Kilgever
Top. Dict. Leathanach: ii 97
1838
Kilgeever
BS:AL Leathanach: ME089,8
1838
Kilgeever
Rent Office:AL (ME) Leathanach: ME089,8
1838
Kilgewer
Strafford:AL Leathanach: ME089,8
1838
Cill a' Ghaobhair, 'Geever's church'
OD:AL Leathanach: ME089,8
1838
Cill a gaobhair/ St. Gaobhar/ Tobair na sal, 'strong water, scotchman'
pl:AL Leathanach: ME089,8
1838
Kilgeever
OD:AL Leathanach: ME089,8
1838
[Kilgeever]
"There is 1 old church in ruins, there is a graveyard and holy well called 'Tubber Ree-an-Donach' or King's holy well…"
Desc. Rem.:AL Leathanach: ME089,8
1838
Kilgeever
BS:AL
1838
Cill a Ghaobhair ‘church of St. Geever’
LSO [ME] Leathanach: §467
1838
Cill Ghaobhair ‘Geever’s church’
OD:AL

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