Cill Abáin
genitive: Chill Abáin
non-validated name
(Irish)
Killabban
(English)

Glossary

English church

Explanatory note

  • Gaeilge

    the church of Abán
    Abán — ainm pearsanta (.i. Naomh Abán)

    Ainmneacha stairiúla:
    Mheas Liam Price (i nóta atá i seilbh an Bhrainse Logainmneacha) gur anseo timpeall a bhí 1549 ‘Attynvicar’, ‘Attyn vycar’ < Áit Tí an Bhiocáire “the house-site of the vicar” — cf. an cur síos ar na hiarsmaí seandálaíochta san Fhardal Seandálaíochta (www.archaeology.ie).

    Féach St. Abban’s Well SO in bf Baile na nGall (#28817)

Centrepoint

52.9137, -6.97867 latitude, longitude
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Archival records

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Historical references

1100c.
Abban Cilli Abbain
CGSH Iontráil: 287, Foroinn: 1
1100c.
Abban Cille hAbbain
CGSH Iontráil: 662, Foroinn: 165, Foroinn: 166
1100c.
Ernain Cilli Abbáin
CGSH Iontráil: 708, Foroinn: 96
1170c
Aban o Cill Abain
FOeng. Leathanach: 228
1170c.
Abbán...i cCill Abbain
FGorm. Leathanach: 204
1204
Collabbain
CPL Leathanach: 1, 18
1302-6
Kyllaban
Pap. Tax. Leathanach: 249
1306
Killaban
CPL Leathanach: 2, 12
1400c.
Abbanus – Ceall Abbain
VSH Imleabhar: I, Leathanach: 21
1400c.
Cell Albain [sic] – Cella Albani
VSH (Heist) Leathanach: 267
1401
Killabbayn
CPL Leathanach: 5, 451
1411
Kyllabbayn
CPL Leathanach: 6, 258
1411
Killabbayn
CPL Leathanach: 6, 315
1417
Killeban, parish church of
CPL Leathanach: 7, 53
1448
Kyllabon
CPL
1468
Killiban
CPL
1549
Killobban
F Leathanach: 407
1563c
Kiliban
Cotton Map
1563
Killeban alias Killoban, rectory of S. Ubban
F Leathanach: 488
1563
Kylleban alias Kylloban
F Leathanach: 512
1563
Kylleban alias Kylloban
F Leathanach: 512
1563
Kylleban alias Kylloban, S. Ubban
F Leathanach: 569
1564c
Killebane
Survey
1571
Kylleban alias Ballewhylle
John Hovynden
F Leathanach: 1698
1578
Killeban alias Ballewhille
John Hovinden, gent
F Leathanach: 3358
1615
Killobane
CPR Leathanach: 276
1630c.
Abbán...o Cill Abbain
FNÉ Leathanach: 76
1632
Killeban
Inq. Lag. Leathanach: 13 C I
1632
Killebane
Inq. Lag. Leathanach: 13 C I
1637
Killebane al' Ballewhite al' Ballefoyle
Inq. Lag. Leathanach: 28 C I
1642
killubban
Dep. 1641
1642
Killebban
Dep. 1641
1646
Killebane al' Ballywhite al' Ballefoyle
Inq. Lag. Leathanach: 33 C I
1650c.
Aban [sic]...o Chill Abain
LGen. Alt: 727.8
1655
Killebban
DS Par. (Reeves)
1659
Killebban
Cen. Leathanach: 502
1660c
Killebbane
BSD (La) Leathanach: 110
1660c
Killebban Parish
BSD (La) Leathanach: 110
1666
Killebane
ASE Leathanach: 79
1685
Killebban
Hib. Del.
1805
Kilabbin
Cahill (La)
1838
Killabin
BS:AL Leathanach: LA032,13
1838
Killibane
HCSV:AL Leathanach: LA032,13
1838
Killebane alias Ballewhite alias Ballefoyle…
Inq. C I:AL Leathanach: LA032,13
1838
Cill Abbain, 'St. Abban's church'
OD:AL Leathanach: LA032,13
1838
Kill-Abban
pl:AL Leathanach: LA032,13
1838
Killabban
OD:AL Leathanach: LA032,13
1838
Cill Abbain, 'St. Abban's church'
OD:AL Leathanach: LA032,13
1838
Kill-Abban
pl:AL Leathanach: LA032,13
1838
Killabban
OD:AL Leathanach: LA032,13
1838
[Killabban]
"…an old ruin and graveyard, Killabbin Moat..."
Desc. Rem.:AL Leathanach: LA032,13
1838
Killabin
BS:AL Leathanach: LA032,13
1838
Killibane
HCSV:AL Leathanach: LA032,13
1838
Killebane alias Ballewhite alias Ballefoyle…
Inq. C I:AL Leathanach: LA032,13
1838
The name of this Parish is written Cill Abbáin by the Scholiast of Aengus.
LSO (La) Imleabhar: II, Leathanach: 5
2006
kiˈlabin
Áit.
2008
Ceall Abáin
FSÁG Imleabhar: 3, Leathanach: 119

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