civil parish
Foíre nó Cill Eaglaigh
genitive: Chill Eaglaigh, Fhoíre
validated name
(Irish)
Wheery or Killagally
(English)

Glossary

English church

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53.2639, -7.79285latitude, longitude
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Archival records

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Historical references

1302-1306
Fyrn, Vicar de
Pap. Tax. Leathanach: 216
1398
Fyend or Fyerid
CPL Leathanach: V 180
1398
Fygri
CPL Leathanach: V 104
1410
Faygri
CPL Leathanach: VI 234
1426
Fuygre
CPL Leathanach: VII 455
1443
Fayre
CPL Leathanach: IX 403
1476
Fuyer'
CPL Leathanach: XIII 49
1485
Fuyre
CPL Leathanach: XIV 95
1569
Fwyre, the rectory of
F Leathanach: 1401
1571
Fyrrye alias Fywyre
F Leathanach: 1680
1578
Fwyre
F Leathanach: 3300
1584
Fwyre
F Leathanach: 4366
1590
Fuire
Uacht
LSO (UF) Leathanach: I, 87/229
1605
Firre or Fywyre
CPR Leathanach: 69
1612
Firrie otherwise Fywire
CPR Leathanach: 232
1620
Firry alias Fywyre
CPR Leathanach: 463
1622
Wheery alias Fuyry and Ciccarston alias Ballynviccary
CPR Leathanach: 542
1629
Firry al' (Fiwreey) Fiwerry
Inq. Lag. Leathanach: 13 C I
1660c
Killegally Parish
BSD (UF) Leathanach: 32
1660c
Killegally Parish
RIA
BSD (UF)
1685
Killegally (parish)
Hib. Del.
1786
Killelga, or Killalga
Mon. Hib. Leathanach: 339
1837
Killegally, Killelga, Kilalga
Archdall:AL
1837
Killegally
Beaufort Map & Memoir:AL
1837
Wheery
BS:AL
1837
Killegally
Co. Treas.:AL
1837
Ferbane alias Wheery
HCER 1826:AL
1837
Wheery or Killegally
King, Rev. H.:AL
1837
Killegally or Wheery
Larkin Map:AL
1837
Wheery or Killegally
Mahon, Rev. H.:AL
1837
Killegally Parish contains Wherry
OD:ALPB
1837
Killygally
Pop. Rep. 1821:AL
1837
Killegally
S&V:AL
1838
Fuire
Coghlan Will 1590:ALPB
1838
Fuídhre or Faoighre
The name is pronounced by the old people as if it were written Fuídhre or Faoighre
LSO (UF) Leathanach: I, 60/162 (OD)
1838
Fuidhre, woods
OD:ALPB
1838
Killegally in the Down Survey includes the Townlands of Tissaran and Wheery or Killegally Parishes
OD:ALPB

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