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Kilraghts Parish, County Antrim

Origin

Ir. Cill Reachtais [kill raghtis] ‘church of the legislation’.

Background

(sometimes Kilraughts)

Hamlet is 7km E of Ballymoney

bar: Dunluce Upper

The ruins of the medieval parish church are in a graveyard south of the road from Ballymoney to Armoy [(ecclesia de) Kellrethi 1306].

References

Additional Information

Historical name form

Old FormRef. DateReference
~(?)Cille Rait, [Ratnat]1170cMart. Gorm. Aug 5n p150
(?)Drumcarbri (Drumgenath and)1262Inq. Earldom Ulster i 38
Kellrethi, Ecclesia de1306Eccles. Tax. 72
(?)Gylrethton1333Inq. Earldom Ulster iv 128
Kilrates1609Jas I to Connor Cath. 263
Killraghtis, Graunge de1622Ulster Visit. Reeves 73
~Chille raith, Rathnat1630cMart. Don. Aug 5 p212
Killraghtis1636Inq. Ult. (Antrim) Car.I $105
Killraghtis1655cCiv. Surv. x $67a
Killraghtis1655cCiv. Surv. x $67a
Killraghtis1657cHib. Reg. Dunluce
Kilrachts1659cCensus 1659 15
Kilraghties [parish]1659cCensus 1659 15
4 Qrs of Kilragh Parish1669HMR Ant. 68
Kilvaghlis Qr1669HMR Ant. 68
Killraghtis1672cHib. Del. Antrim
Kilraghts1780Lendrick Map
Kilraghts P.1780Lendrick Map
Cill Reachtais ""church of the rule or rectory""1832cJ O'D (OSNB) B16 B106
~Cill Reachtais1989GÉ 239
~Cill Reachtais1989GÉ 239
Cill Reachtais ""church of the stewardship/assembly""1996NIPNP replies FMacG/GOhA
~Cill Reachtais ""church of the legislation""1999Dict. Ulst. PN 89
Barony
Dunluce Upper
Parish
Kilraghts
Parish in 1851
Kilraghts
Townland
None
Place name ID
16142
Place name type
P