townland
Cill Chaomháin
genitive: Chill Chaomháin
(Irish)
Kilcavan
(English)

Glossary

English church

Centrepoint

52.2618, -6.7106latitude, longitude
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Historical references

1247
Kilkevan (Henry son of Philip)
Kn. Fees Leathanach: 1
1307
Kilkevan (John son of Henry)
Kn. Fees Leathanach: 3
1324
Kylkevane
Forth Bar. Leathanach: 67
1332
Kilkeyvan (Mathew fitzJohn fitzHenry)
Forth Bar. Leathanach: 69
1381
Kilkeyvan
Forth Bar. Leathanach: 70
1425
Kylkeva (n) (Mat. Fytzhenry)
Kn. Fees Leathanach: 8
1437
Kilkewan
CPL viii 656-664
CPL
1479
Kyllkewan?
CPL xiii 704-710
CPL
1545
Kilcavan (Thos. FitzHenrie)
Forth Bar. Leathanach: 76
1548
Kilkevan (Thom. Fitz. Henry)
F Alt: 185
1552
Kilkevan (Will. Deweros)
F Alt: 1126
1558
Kylkevan
F Alt: 20
1559
Kilkevan
F Alt: 73
1561
Kylkevane (Wil. Fitz.Harries)
F Alt: 358
1596
Kilkevan
Carew 1589-1600 Leathanach: 190
1600
Kilkevan (Tho. M’Arte)
F Alt: 6433
1603
Kilkeven (Fowke Nevell, yeoman, Owen Mc Swyney of Kilkevan)
CPR Leathanach: 34a
1608
Kilkevan (Maur. FitzHarvie)
Cal. Carew Leathanach: 33
1641
Kilkeavan (Walt. Bryan)
Inq. Lag. Alt: 154 C I
1641c
Kilkevan (James Keating)
Wexford Rebel List 1641 Leathanach: 42
1654–6
Kilkevan (Edw. Fitz Harris)
CS (LG) Leathanach: 140
1655–7
Killkeallan, Killkenan
DS
1659
Kilkeauan
Cen. Leathanach: 541
1669
Killkeavan
ASE Leathanach: 202
1670
Kilkevean
ASE Leathanach: 225
1670
Killkeaven
ASE Leathanach: 225
1685c
Kilkerane
Hib. Del.
1690c
Tree of Killkeavanmill, Kilkeavan and Coobrock, Kilderry (Anglesy)
Quit Rent (LG) Leathanach: 35
1816
Killcavan
Gill Map:AL (LG)
1830c
Kilkeevan & Bannow Kilkeevan Kilcavan (líne fríd)
cover
TAB
1840
[Kilcavan] “See parish name.” [Nóta OD]
OD:AL Imleabhar: 5, Leathanach (AL): 17
1840
Kilkavan
Bar. Cons.:AL Imleabhar: 5, Leathanach: 17
1840
Kilkavin
Moran, T.:AL (LG)
1840
Kilkeaven
TAB:AL Imleabhar: 5, Leathanach: 17
1840
Kilkevan
DS:AL Imleabhar: 5, Leathanach: 17
1840
Kilkevan
Freeholders:AL (LG) Imleabhar: 5, Leathanach: 17
1840
Kilkevan
Furlong, J.:AL Imleabhar: 5, Leathanach: 17
1840
Kilkevan
Stanley, Rev.:AL (LG)
1840
Killcavan
Gill Map:AL (LG) Imleabhar: 5, Leathanach: 17
1840
The name of this parish is compounded of Cill, a church aor Cell and Coemhan, the name of the patron saint...(87) About a quarter of a mile to the south of this church is a holy well dedicated to St. Coemhan at which ‘patterns’ are still held on the 12th
LSO (LG) Imleabhar: II, Leathanach: 86
2003
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