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PLACE NAMES OF NOTE IN IRELAND:

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Updated: June 24, 2003
NOTE: Irish acre = 1.62 English (or statute) acres

AGNAMULLEN PARISH, County Monaghan JACKSON of Cremorne See also Drumfaldra House. Reference to “bleach greens” owned by JACKSON(Lewis Topigraphical Dictionary of Ireland).
ANNAGHAVACKEY DONALDSON
BRADFORD
JACKSON
GILMORE

a townland of 369 acres, County Louth, Barony of Upper Dundalk, Parish of Creggan
1847 will of Barbara Donaldson
1898 Samuel Bradford Land case

ANNAGHFERKIN JACKSON 1734, land demised from Henry JACKSON to Hugh JACKSON - possibly at time of marriage to Eleanor GAULT.
ARBOE LEDLIE Isabella LEDLIE of Arboe m. Thomas Ledlie BIRCH., 1783.
ARDGLASS, County Down

BROWNE, John

EDGAR, Jane

MARTIN, Allan

Ringfad, home of (g-grandfather)John BROWN.Also called Tullycarnen. “White Lodge” name of home. St. Nicholas Church, burial place of g-grandparents John & Susannah BROWNE & MARTIN ancestors. Death place of Jane EDGAR.. Earliest known family inhabitant 1743 – Allan MARTIN. Tullycarnen also called Coney Island.Map of Ardglass & townlands

ARMAGH CITY   Royal School of Armagh where many family members were schooled. Also FAIRHAVEN CEMETERY on the outskirts of the city
ARMAGH (County Armagh)

JACKSON, OLIVER BROWN, BIRCH ...

Names to numerous to count all lived in this county. See specific names of towns and townlands. Also likely origin of Margaret O'Laughlin - from Royal House of Tara.
AUGHAVILLY. ( or AGHAVILLE) County Armagh

BROWNE, Edgar

EDGAR, Hugh

EDGAR, Susannah

Co. Armagh, on the road to Monaghan, walking distance from Killynure. Death place of Susanna EDGAR (mother of Hugh EDGAR & Susannah BROWNE.) Parish of Hugh EDGAR. The PERT Orange Hall has picture of Hugh EDGAR donated by Edgar Monteagle BROWNE. Aughavilly Church has plaque to Hugh EDGAR
ANAGHAVACKEY COULTER 1768 agreements between Andrew & John Coulter A townland of 369 Acres in the Civil Parish of Creggan, Barony of Upper Dundalk, Co. Louth
BALLADIAN,
Co. Monaghan
BREAKEY
WRIGHT
First known residence of BREAKEY family.
See also, TYDAVNET, Parish
BALLEE, Co. Down.

EDGAR, Alexander

MARTIN, Jane

Marriage place of Alexander EDGAR & Susannah MARTIN. Location of house owned by Jane MARTIN & mentioned in will. Farm estate, 4km SE of Downpatrick.Map of Ballee & Townlands
BALLINA: Co. Mayo . JACKSONs of Carramore. They came directly from England to Tyrawley Barony (Francis Jackson, Capt. of Dragoons)
BALLINODE, Co Monaghan WRIGHT The "Mill House" of Ballinode (also spelled "Bellinode" on certain maps).
BALLYBAY, County Monaghan

BREAKEY, WM. BROWN, Thompson

JACKSONS

MCCULLAGHS

Probable birthplace of Thompson BROWN. Birthplace of Sarah MCCULLAGH b 1816 & m 21 July 1835. Also, Sarah MCCULLAGH b. 15 Oct 1852 & Thomas MCCULLAGH b. 23 Nov. 1854 (both emigrated to Australia).

First Ballybay Church - marriage of Margaret JACKSON & Daniel Gunn BROWNE. Also memorial tablet honouring Margaret Jackson Reed MCCULLAGH .

Hugh JACKSON, merchant, son James betrothed 1768. See Linen Industry at Crieve and Charles Coote "Statistical Survey of Co. Monaghan". 1782 birth of James JACKSON - great grandfather of Alex HALEY ("Roots" & Queen".)

BALLYBEEN, County Down BIRCH 4km SW of Comber; 421 acres; 1834 tithes show Samuel BIRCH & James BIRCH. Ballybeen House & farm estate proprietor in 1837 was Mr BIRCH; good land; farms from 6-20 acres; rents from 20-30 shillings an acre; 59 males & 66 females in 1837 (Ordinance Survey Memoirs, V7, p 35)
BALLYMENA: County Antrim MCFETRIDGE  
BALLYRONEY, DRUMBALLYRONEY BIRCH 1827 tithese show a James BIRCH esq.
BANBRIDGE, County Down ORR, BROWN LAreg town between NEWRY & DROMORE. 1837 - James BROWN came from BANBRIDGE to BALLYBAY (possible father of Thompson BROWN b. 1837) Unnamed ORR of BANBRIDGE married Sarah BIRCH - sister of Thomas Ledlie BIRCH.
BELFAST: (NOTE: The part above the river Lagan is in Co. Antrim – the rest Co. Down)

BROWN

BROWNE

EDGAR

MCCULLAGH

MOOREHEAD

234 Crumlin Road, birthplace of June Brown (grandmother)
40 Academy Street, Home of Alexander Edgar in 1840-41
Clifton Street Cemetery, Burial place of Hugh Edgar.
Albertville, Knock, residence of June Browne at time of marriage Jan 27, 1909 (owned by at least 1909 by BROWNE)
Holly Park – owned in 1902 by BROWN, J.C.M. architect & civil engineer St. Columba’s Church in parish of Knock, Columbkille
D’Olier, Cherryvalley Park, Knock, residence of James Carlisle Monteagle Browne
Dundonald Cemetery, burial of James Carlisle Monteagle Browne.

Moorefield – just down the street, owned by Robert Moorehead – book-keeper
Hazelbank – owned by J.R. Moorhead, solicitor

65 Benwell Terrace birthplace of Charles MOORHEAD 1877.

7 July 1913 death place of James McCullagh

BIRCHGROVE, County Down BIRCH Parish of Tullylish. 1725 James BIRCH of Madden Hill bought farm from John BIRCH who had received grant of farm from Sir John Magill on 13 April 1692. 176 acres.Tullylish Townlands
CAHANS PRESBYTERIAN CHURCH, County Monaghan REED, MCCULLAGH Tablet in honour of Margaret Jackson MCCULLAGH now at FIRST BALLYBAY. Marble plaque honouring George David MCCULLAGH.
CASTLEBLAYNEY, Co. Monaghan. BARTLEY, BROWN, CLEMENTS, GILMORE, JACKSON NW of Crossmaglen, E of Ballybay. Used to be a rail connection between them. Home of unknown CLEMENTS who married Esther GILMORE & Georgina HENRY who married Dr. Samuel GILMORE probably in 1870s. Also home of Rev. Thomas BARTLEY who married Mary Jane GILMORE Also Registration District of marriage of Thompson BROWN sr. & Elizabeth JACKSON.
CASTLEKNOCK JACKSON 8 miles out of Dublin, site of Blackhall Place, old site of Morgan’s School – the school which Sir Thomas JACKSON attended as a child.
CAVAN GILMORE, REID Home of William REID (solicitor) who married Jane GILMORE (1869-1940) of Castleblayney.
CAVANANORE, County Louth
See Also: Cavananore
BRADFORD, MCCULLAGH, JACKSON

Townland in Co. Louth, Parish of Creggan near Dundalk. Home of BRADFORD & MCCULLAGH.

Thomas BRADFORD b. 1739, son of John BRADFORD & Barbara COULTER. Thomas married Elizabeth BREAKEY and his daughter Elizabeth BRADFORD married Benjamin OLIVER who bought KILLYNURE. Thomas' son, Andrew Coulter BRADFORD shown in 1824 County Louth Freeholders

Also property owned by Sir Thomas JACKSON. Referred to in 1891 letter from Eliza JACKSON.

CLAREMOUNT, Westmeath?   Home of Sarah WHITESIDE, marriage place of Alice Margaret MCCULLAGH & Rev. Andrew ALEXANDER July 10, 1920.
CLONES PARISH (part in Co. Monaghan, part in Co. Fermanagh)
BROWN, THOMPSON 10 miles W.S.W. from Monaghan, Parish where Mary THOMPSON married James BROWN in 1823. James BROWN owned mills here in mid-1800s. Possible ancestors
CLONTIBRET PARISH, County Monaghan

MCKEE

JACKSON

Just north of MUCKNO PARISH. Thomas McKee (m. Margaret JACKSON) in Tithe Appt. Books for Monaghan 1827 lived here at BILLEADY Townland. (Source email #383) The vast majority of MCKEES lived in MUCKNO PARISH (which borders on the west side of Co. Armagh).
COOKSTOWN   Birth & deathplace of Elizabeth BROWN (1922-1933, child of Herbert BROWN & Florence TOMB. (Cuthbert H. TOMB present at death)
CREGGAN, Church
see: CROSSMAGLEN
BROWNE
JACKSON
Family graves in churchyard
CRIEVE, County Monaghan JACKSON Tradition claims that these JACKSONs are descended from Sir John JACKSON who fought in the battle of the Black Prince in 1339 at the Battle of Crecy where he was knighted.
CROSSMAGLEN, County Armagh

GILMORE, JACKSON, MCBRIDE, MOORHEAD,

Charles A. MOOREHEAD (lt. Col.) Mgr. Belfast Bank at Crossmaglen. Also home of Dr. William Scott MCBRIDE husband of Ethel Sarah GILMORE. (See URKER for the extensive JACKSON connections.)
CULLAVILLE, County Armagh GAULT, JACKSON, MCCULLAGH In Creggan Parish, 145 acre Townland - name derived from McCULLAGH's estate there. Eleanor GAULT, daughter of a Huguenot family, married Hugh JACKSON in 1734. See also Journal of the Creggan Local History Society, 1990. p60. "Cullaville" by Con Mac an Ghirr.
DERRIVALLEY, Co. Monaghan (also spelled DERRYVALLEY BREAKEY, MCCULLAGH, REID

1690s - when BREAKEYs came to BALLYBAY, services in a "bahog" at "Derryvally".

W of Ballybay. Death place of Thomas MCCULLAGH 1877 & Sarah MCCULLAGH March 17, 1877. Also birthplace of many of their children. Many REID children baptised here (children of Mary MCCULLAGH & Wm. REID). NOTE: The first Presbyterian Church building we built here as early as 1697 or 1698, probably a very simple building of mud and thatch. “The law did not allow a Presbyterian place of worship to be located any closer to a town. It was the only Presbyterian congregation for miles around so people travelled long distances to worship.” Source: p. 8 “The Full Circle”.

Birthplace of John JACKSON 28 November 1839.

Annaneese School (Presbyterian) attended by David JACKSON b. 1855.

DROMARA, Co. Down also County Monaghan GILLMER, GLIMORE NW of Ballybay in Co. Monaghan. Home of Alexander GILLMER (GILMORE). I cannot be sure at this time which "DROMORA" is the correct one. The County Down Dromora
DROMORA FIRST PRESBYTERIAN Co. Down (NOTE: I need to confirm whether "Dromora" (Lisburn) or "Dromore" (Newry)) BIRCH Burial of Rev. James Jackson BIRCH d. Oct 10, 1820 & wife Mary (KING) BIRCH. Also Rachel Birch GILMER (1831, age 54) wife of Capt. E.B. GILMER & E.B. GILMER esq. 29 July age 71 & James Birch GILMER 8 March 1877 age 69
DROMORE, County Down   Dromore Townlands
DROMORE, County Monaghan   Mansion in Coothill, 8 miles S.W.S. of Ballybay
DRUMCOO JACKSON Townland in Monaghan. 138 acres. Tedavnet Parish
DRUMFALDRA, County Monaghan BROWN James BROWN owned mills in mid-1800s.
DRUMFALDRA HOUSE: Ballybay, Co. Monaghan BROWN, JACKSON Home of Samuel BROWN, possible brother of Thompson BROWN Sr. A townland of 81 acres in AGHNAMULLEN Parish.NOTE Also home of John JACKSON Esq. & wife Elizabeth JACKSON (see p158 “At the Ford of The Birches”) Extensive “bleach grounds” (Lewis Topographical Dictionary of Ireland, 1837) - sold to cover debts in 1830s.
DRUMINALLY DUFF, Co. Armagh GILMORE 96 acres in Drumcree. Moses GILMORE (see email #102) See: GILMOREs from Alison Causten
DRUMLONAGH
Co. Monaghan
BROWN, PARKE Home of James BROWN & Mary PARKE, parents of Thomas (possibly also THOMPSON) & Samuel BROWN. Townland DRUMLONA, 105 acres, Co. Monaghan, Barony DARTREE, Civil Parish EMATRIS, PLU COOTEHILL, Province, ULSTER.
DRUMSKELT HOUSE, Ballybay, County Monaghan BREAKEY generations of descendants of William BREAKEY lived here.
DUNGOOLEY BROWN
COULTER
GRIFFIN
REID
1768 Agreements between Andrew & John Coulter – a townland of 609 acres in the Barony of Upper Dundalk, the Civil Parish of Faughart, Co. Louth. Also mentioned in 1921 letters between William Reid, Mary Griffin & Bessie Brown
FAIRHAVEN CEMETARY, County Armagh BROWN, JACKSON Burial place for Elizabeth JACKSON
FIRST BALLYBAY CHURCH
Co. Monaghan
BROWN

1889 - Thompson BROWNE appears in list of donors (for repairs to church).

burial of Thomas MCCULLAGH & Mary BRADFORD

FREEDUFF, Creggan Parish, CO. Armagh DONALDSON
WRIGHT
The widow of David JACKSON, Margaret Louisa WRIGHT died here. This was the home of the DONALDSON family since at least the 1700's.
GARVAGHY GRAVEYARD BIRCH burial of Susannah BIRCH wife of John BIRCH of Bally... 22 Oct. 1798
GILFORD CASTLE, County Down WRIGHT Owned by Richard "Micky" Wright - he also bought Urker in 1935. Mary "Molly" WRIGHT - wife of James "Jemmie" WRIGHT (1875-1954) lived there in 1920's when Canadian BROWNs were living at ARDGLASS & KILLYNURE.
GILNALISK COULTER Home of Rev. Dr. COULTER, brother of Jane COULTER
GULA County Monaghan (NOTE: Could be GOLA) DUNWOODY Scotstown, . Birthplace of Frances DUNWOODY 1931 (The great grand-daughter-in-law of Margaret JACKSON & Andrew Bradford MCCULLAGH.
KANE, County Louth BRADFORD, COULTER, OLIVER PRESBYTERIAN CHURCHYARD burial place of Margaret BRADFORD, Aug 17, 1874 & Andrew COULTER Bradford May 10 1847 & Elizabeth BRADFORD July 12, 1825 (wife of Benjamin OLIVER).
KILLYNURE, County Armagh (Also Co. Down, Co.CAvan & Co. Fermanagh) BROWN, COUSER, O'NEIL, JACKSON, OLIVER Home of OLIVER family, then Elizabeth JACKSON (daughter of Eliza OLIVER) married to Thompson BROWN (and birthplace of all of their children). The house still stands - two miles past Milford on the road to Monaghan. The Townland Census of 1851 gives the acreage to be 165 acres. There are three other townlands called Killynure, two in Co. Cavan and one in Fermanagh. There is also one in Co. Down near Saintfield Killinure Townland in Co. Down
The name means “Church of our fathers and the earliest record of it that I have is at the Battle of the Boyne, 1690. In the 1870's list compiled by Jean Rice, 55 acres of Killynure were owned by Wm. OLIVER, 31 acres by Arthur O’NEIL and 13 acres owned by John COUSER. The home & farm are currrently owned by Edgar & Amanda KNOX.
LENADERG TODD residence of Andrew TODD who married 3rd daughter of James BIRCH & Mary JACKSON
LINENHILL BIRCH & LOWRY Susannah LOWRY of Linenhill m. John BIRCH "linen factor".
LISCALGAT, County Armagh JACKSON

Townland in Creggan parish. Also spelled “Lisgolat”. George JACKSON was the schoolmaster here sometime after 1745. The townland is SE of the townland of Urcher & adjacent to it. It was still in the family at thebeginning of the 20th century (see Sir Thomas JACKSON)

1888 Eliezer GILMORE farmer Bassetts County Armagh

LISDRUMARD, County Armagh OLIVER 272 acres in Civil Parish, Lisnadill. Armagh Guardian shows auction of hay by Thomas & William OLIVER 30 Aug 1845 here & at Killynure.
LISNABO, County Meath JACKSON Near Kingscourt. Thomas JACKSON descendant of John JACKSON (see CRIEVE) and grandfather of the Hugh JACKSON born Lisnabo 1709 (thence to BALLYBAY in 1740s).
Also Lt. Charles JACKSON See: DICKIE Family photos.
LISNADILL, County Armagh   Parish in Co. Armagh where the BROWN"s & OLIVER's KILLYNURE is located.
LISNAVANE GILMORE, WADDELL Home of Alexander WADDELL who married Henrietta GILMORE.
MADDEN HILL BIRCH residence at time of marriage of James BIRCH b. aft 1711
MAGHERY, County Armagh JACKSON, MENARY Milford. Home of William MENARY - possibly the one who married Mary JACKSON . 80 acres
MOUNT LEINSTER, Co. Carlow JACKSON On border with WEXFORD. Ancestor of George JACKSON came from Co. York in Cromwell’s army & was granted lands here. Sold in 1745 by George JACKSON.
MULNAHUNCH, DUNGANNON BROWN Death of Gwen & Eric BROWN, twin children of Herbert BROWN (farmer) and Florence TOMB 1924.
NEWTONHAMILTON, County Armagh BROWNE, JACKSON N of Crossmaglen, S of Armagh. Where Rev. Daniel Gun BROWNE married Margaret JACKSON sometime after his ordination in 1868. Also place of baptism of many JACKSON children.
ROCKCORRY, County Monaghan BROWN, PARKE Home of James BROWN & Mary PARKE from 1837
ROYAL SCHOOL OF ARMAGH BROWN BROWN, George (1891-1894), BROWN , Thomas Jackson(1891-1894 ), BROWN, Thomas Jackson ( 1922-1923)
SAINTFIELD, Co. Down BIRCH John BIRCH, son of George BIRCH, nephew of Thomas Ledlie BIRCH, d. June 10, 1798, "a rebel killed at Battle of Saintfield". Saintfield Townlands
SAINTFIELD FIRST PRESBYTERIAN GRAVEYARD BIRCH Thomas Ledlie BIRCH, son of Thomas Ledlie BIRCH d. 1820.
SEAFORDE, County Down BIRCH & WATSON John BIRCH m. Jane WATSON 12 Feb 1770
SEAGOE, County Armagh COULTER possible connection for Jane COULTER (email 208)
SLIEVEROE, County Monaghan HAMILTON, JACKSON, MCCULLAGH, REID 264 acres inKilmore Parish, home of Margaret JACKSON & Dr. Robert Hamilton REED (also his father Dr. Thomas REED [or REID]) & Andrew Bradford McCULLAGH & children. SLIEVEROE marriage place of Margaret JACKSON to Robert Hamilton REED. Dr. Thomas & Robert REED ran medical dispensary there. Also the death place of Andrew McCULLAGH who was also married to Margaret JACKSON. According to Wendy Jack, the house is in Stranooden, Co. Monaghan. South of Monaghan Town and north of Swan’s Cross Roads.
SMITHSBOROUGH, Co. Monaghan. MCCULLAGH Death place of Alice Margaret MCCULLAGH 1945. Has a lake nearby.
THOMPSON’S HILL   East of Newtonhamilton (85 degrees by 28.29 degrees)
TRIM, Co. Meath JACKSON, MOORHEAD Fostertown farm, Andrew JACKSON’s farm, birthplace of Jeannie MOORHEAD.
TULLYVALLEN BROWN
JACKSON
GRIFFIN
REID
Tullyvallan 4,655 acres, Co. Armagh Parish of Newtownhamilton. First mentioned in 1775 Will of Andrew Coulter. Also mentioned in 1921 letters between William Reid, Mary Griffin & Bessie Brown.
TULLYWEST, County Down   Saintfield Parish, 4 miles SW of Saintfield, just out of Ballynahinch (email #158)
TYDAVNET, County Monaghan WRIGHT Parish of Tydavnet, Balladian, County Monaghan. Clock on church 7 many family graves
URKER, County Armagh BEAKEY, JACKSON CROSSMAGLEN Also see: URCHER. Home of JACKSONS. Also two lots at Urcher sold in 1909 as property of BREAKEY (sold in two lots).
ZION HILL, County Down GILLMER, GILMORE (also spelled “SION HILL”) SE of Dromara, Co. Down. Home of Alexander GILLMER (GILMORE) QUESTION: Where is Drominally Duff in relation to this? (see email 300 re Matthew GILMORE)
     
     
     
     
     

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