civil parishtownland
Cill Ros
genitive: Chill Ros
(Irish)
Kilross
(English)

Glossary

English church
English (wooded) height; wood; promontory

Centrepoint

54.1925, -8.44189latitude, longitude
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Historical references

Nóta
Nóta
Nóta
Nóta
Nóta
Nóta
Nóta
Nóta
1251
Cill Rais
ALC Leathanach: i236
1306
Kilrass
CDI Leathanach: 1302-7 (225)
1535
ó Chuil Deghaid a Cill Fhraiss
ALC Leathanach: ii 288
1585
kilrash
CBC Leathanach: 129
1585
Kilrasse
Exch. E:Wood-Martin I Leathanach: 399
1594
Killrasse
F Leathanach: 5877
1618
Killrasse
CPR Leathanach: 391a
1655-7
Kilraße
DS
1659
Killrasse
Cen. Leathanach: 606
1660c
Killrasse
BSD Leathanach: 101
1665c
Kiltrasse [leg.Kilfrasse?)
HMR Leathanach: 31
1684c
Kilras
Downing Leathanach: 242
1685c
Kilrasse
Hib. Del.
1749
Killross, Kilross
Cen. of Elphin Leathanach: 514
1780
Killross
LN Leathanach: 21 F 2
1830c
Kilross
TAB
1836
Kilross
OD:AL Leathanach: Sl039,1
1836
Cill ros, 'church of the point'
OD:AL Leathanach: Sl039,1
1836
Killrosse
DS Ref.:AL Leathanach: Sl039,1
1836
Ph of Killross
BS:AL Leathanach: Sl039,1
1836
Ph of Killross or Killrosse
Carlisle Top Dic:AL Leathanach: Sl039,1
1836
Ph of Killross
Larkin Map:AL Leathanach: Sl039,1
1836
Ph of Killross
Beaufort:AL Leathanach: Sl039,1
1836
Ph of Killross
Query Bk. 1835:AL (Sl) Leathanach: Sl039,1
1836
Ph of Kilross
GJP Bk. 1832:AL Leathanach: Sl039,1
1836
Killrasse
Cooper:AL Leathanach: Sl039,1
1836
Cill Ros
pl:AL Leathanach: Sl039,1
1836
‘Killross Parish is called Cill Ros. In the townland of Killross there is an old Church in ruins’ ... There is an old Church in ruins, near Killross old Church, called Killeran Graveyard.
LSO (Sl) Leathanach: 255
1836
Killross
BS:AL
1836
Kilross
Cess Bk:AL
1836
Killrosse
Cooper Map:AL
1836
Killrasse
Cooper:AL
1836
An old fort, the ruins of Killros Church, & a grave yard are on the N. side of road
Desc. Rem.:AL
1836
Killross
Larkin (Sl):AL
1836
Ph of Killross
Larkin (Sl):AL
1836
Ph of Kilross
Pres. Bk 1832:AL (Sl)
1844
Cill Ruis
Hy Fiach. Leathanach: (léirscáil)
1938
Cill Fhrais
Elphin PN

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