civil parish
Cill Aodháin
genitive: Chill Aodháin
non-validated name
(Irish)
Kilfian
(English)

Glossary

English church

Centrepoint

54.1829, -9.3708 latitude, longitude
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Archival records

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Historical references

1307c
Killethan
Pap. Tax. Leathanach: 217
1469
Kylligan, [of parish church of]
CPL Leathanach: xii 721
1475
Rilligan [or Killigan]
CPL Leathanach: xiii 46
1475c
Kyllidgayn, [parish church of]
CPL Leathanach: xiii 475
1492
Chillaedhayn, [of the parish church of]
CPL Leathanach: xv 437 §835
1493
ecclesie de Kyllcayn... pro annata rectorie de Bridac
Ann. Tuam. Leathanach: 108 §304
1494
Killigan, ecclesie de
Ann. Tuam. Leathanach: 109 §313
1494
Kylligan [called the rural lands of] Bredach, [of the parish church of]
CPL Leathanach: xvi 265 §362
1578
Chille hAodháin, a mbaile
Sen. Búrc. Leathanach: §20
1585c
Killyan
First Fruits Leathanach: 344
1615
[Kilfian... Precentor]
RVis. (Knox)
1628
vicarages of Castleconnor, Kilfyan and Errush
CPR Leathanach: 436 §3
1633
Killian
Straff. Inq. ME Leathanach: 156
1635
Killian, ½ qr of
Straff. Inq. ME Leathanach: 257
1657c
Kilfyan
DS Leathanach: 207
1657c
Killfyan Parish
DS Leathanach: 219
1661
Killfiann 4 Quarters
BSD (ME) Leathanach: 185
1661
Killfyan Parish
BSD (ME) Leathanach: 184
1684
Killfyon
Westport Est. Pap. Leathanach: 40,889/20(1)
1685
Killfian, Killfean
Hib. Del.
1700c
Killfian
Conn. Map Leathanach: 2
1710c
Kilfyan Parish
CRL Leathanach: 2A.3.16, 25a
1714
Killfian
Moll Map
1715
Killfine and Rareagh, Denis Kimlicane... of
Burke’s Priests Leathanach: 431
1720c
Kilfian
Lea & Moll
1721
Killfain
Price, Senex & Maxwell
1742
Kilfian
(Atkinson-Moore)
CGn. Leathanach: 106.528.75015
1759c
Killfian
Jeffrys
1787
Kylsian Parish [sic]
QRL Leathanach: 2A.6.69, 27
1792
Killfian
Beaufort Map
1833
Kilfian
TAB Leathanach: 7
1838
Kilfian
BS:AL
1838
Killfyan
Ecc. Reg.:AL
1838
Coill Fhiáin “Cella Sti. Fiani, St. Fian’s church”
OD:AL
1838
Kilfian
Par. Cess. Bk.:AL
1838c
Killfyan
Bar. Surv. 1769 : AL

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