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Connor Parish, County Antrim


Ir. Coinnire [konyira] ‘(wild-)dog oak-wood’.


Village is 10kmN of Antrim town

bar: Antrim Lower

The present Church of Ireland church occupies the site of the pre-Norman monastery and medieval cathedral.

Connor is twin village to Kells which adjoins in on the west bank of the CONNOR BURN [(espoc) Condere 514].


McKay, P. (2007): A Dictionary of Ulster Place-Names, p. 46

Additional Information

Historical name form

Old FormRef. DateReference
~Connere, espucc0513AFM i 168
~Connere, espucc0537AFM i 178
~hi cCoindere0558AFM i 200
~Condere0612AFM i 236
~Conderem epscop0658AFM i 268
multas aecclesias quas Coindiri habent (in Elne)0670cTírechán (Bieler) 160 $48
~Condere, epscop0725AFM i 322
~Condere, abb0773AFM i 376
~Condire, orgain....0831AFM i 444
~Condire, ab0865AFM i 502
~Condaire, abb0896AFM i 554
macc Nissi Condere [got land of Sarán mc Caelbad]0900cTrip. Life (Stokes) 166
roleg Mac Nissi Condiri a psalmu icPatraic0900cTrip. Life (Stokes) 162
~Condere, abb...0917AFM ii 592
~go ro indir Condere0960AFM ii 678
~go ro oircc Condere0968AFM ii 692
~Condeire, abb0974AFM ii 700
~Coinnere, Cuinniden1038AU (Mac Airt) 476
~Condere, ferleighinn1038AFM ii 834
~Condére, ferleighinn1038AFM ii 834
~Condere, airchinneach1063AFM ii 882
~Condere, airchinnech1081AU (Mac Airt) 516
~Condere, airchinnech1081AU (Mac Airt) 516
~Condere, epscop1117AFM ii 1002
~Connere, espoc1117AU (Mac Airt) 560
~Chonneire, i neaspogoidecht1124AFM ii 1018
Connereth1150cEA 254
~>Aonghas a cédainm,>1170cMart. Gorm. Sep 3n p168
~>Caemán Brec ainm ele dó1170cMart. Gorm. Sep 3n p168
~Condere, Dímma Dubh, espoc1170cMart. Gorm. Jan 6n p10
~Condere, [do Chonna], epscop1170cMart. Gorm. May 15n p96
~Condoire [epscop mor Mac nissi], espoc>1170cMart. Gorm. Sep 3n p168
~Condeire & Dail-Araidhe, espuc1174AU ii 176
~Condere & dhal araidhe, epscop1174AFM iii 12
~Condere, comhorba1209AFM iii 160
~Condere, comarba1210AU ii 250
~>Dominos Rapotensem, Dunnorensem et1266AU ii 340
~Conderensem, archiepiscopum et>1266AU ii 340
~Condere, easpucc1297AFM iii 468
~Connire, espuc1297AU ii 390
Conerensis, Procuraciones Episcopi1306Eccles. Tax. 98
Coneria, Ecclesia de1306Eccles. Tax. 84
Dioesis Conerensis taxacionis1306Eccles. Tax. 100
Conyre, the castle of1313Murphy, D. 1896 271
Coigneris1350cEA 264
Connor1394Annates Ulst. 134
Connor1412Annates Ulst. 134
Connor1415Annates Ulst. 135
Connor1415Annates Ulst. 135
Connor1423Annates Ulst. 137
Connor1445Annates Ulst. 139
Connor1454Annates Ulst. 139,140
Connor1458Reg. Prene (EA) 85
Connor1461Annates Ulst. 140
Connor1603CPR Jas I 3b
Connor1605Inq. Ant. (DK) 49,51
Connor1605Inq. Ant. (DK) 44,46,48
Connor1606CPR Jas I 93b,94a,98a
Connor1607CPR Jas I 114a
Connor1608CPR Jas I 121a,125b
Connor1609CPR Jas I 149a
Connorth1609Jas I to Connor Cath. 262,263
Conor a Bish Sea1610Speed's Ulster
~coindeire, epscop dúin &1611AFM vi 2370
Connor1612CPR Jas I 226b.233ab
Connor1613CPR Jas I 248a,249b,256a
Connor1615Terrier (Reeves) 105
Connor1616CPR Jas I 307ab
Connor1616First Fruits Roll (Reeves) ?
Connor1617CPR Jas I 326a
Connor1618CPR Jas I 368a,388b
Connnor1619CPR Jas I 431ab
Connor1619Inq. Ult. (Antrim) Jac.I $2
Connor1620Inq. Ult. (Antrim) Jac.I $5
Connor1621Inq. Ult. (Antrim) Jac.I $7
Connor1621CPR Jas I 524ab
Connor, Landes and Mannor of1622Ulster Visit. Reeves ?
Connor1630Inq. Ult. (Antrim) Car.I $8
~Coindeire, eapscop1630cMart. Don. Jan 20 p22
~Coindere, epscop1630cMart. Don. Jan 6 p6
~Condere, epscop1630cMart. Don. May 15 p126
~Condoire, epscop1630cMart. Don. Sep 3 p232
~epscop ó Doire na con .i. Coindere1630cMart. Don. Sep 3(t) p372
~cuinnire, Fairche Easpuig1633cCéitinn iii 302
?Dercon1645Acta SS Colgan 377 col. 2n
?Derechon1645Acta SS Colgan 377 col. 2n
?Dorechon1645Acta SS Colgan 377 col. 2n
Condere1645Acta SS Colgan 377 col. 2n
Condoire, Abbas de1645Acta SS Colgan 784
Condore1645Acta SS Colgan 377 col. 2n
Condoria1647Trias. Thaum. 146 col.1
Connor1647Trias. Thaum. 183 col.1
Connor1657cHib. Reg. Antrim
Parish of Conner1657cHib. Reg. Antrim
Kells and Conyer1659cCensus 1659 3
Connor1666ASE 49b
Connor Town1669HMR Ant. 120
Connor1780Lendrick Map
Connor1785Mon. Hib. 18
Connor1786Mon. Hib. 18
Connyre1786Mon. Hib. 7
Connor1829Inq. Ult. (Antrim) Jac.I $8
~Con Doire ""oak wood of the hounds""1832cJ O'D (OSNB) B94 B43
Con-yer, Local pronunciation1847EA 251
Connyre1847EA 239,269
Doire-na-con (Mart.Aen.) ""the oak-wood in which we1869Joyce i 480
Connor1909Annates Ulst. 137
Connor1909Annates Ulst. 137
~Coinnire ""(wild-)dog oak-wood""1999Dict. Ulst. PN 46
~Condaire, episcopi507AU (Mac Airt) 60
~Coindere, episcopus514AU (Mac Airt) 62
~[espoc] Condere514Stokes, W. 1895,96,97 xvii 126
~Condiri, loscadh617AU (Mac Airt) 108
~Condire, episcopus659AU (Mac Airt) 132
Coindiri670cTírechán (Bieler) 160
~[O] Chonderibh670cEA 238
~Condere, episcopus726AU (Mac Airt) 178
Coinre, Abbot of771Murphy, D. 1896 123
~Conndire, abbatis778AU (Mac Airt) 232
Chonderib830cMon. Hib. 7
Chonderib i. Daire-na-con ""the oak-wood in which w830cMon. Hib. 7
Condere830cMon. Hib. 7
~ó Chonderib máraib830cFél. Óeng. Sep 3 p192
~Connire, orggain Ratha Luraigh &832AU (Mac Airt) 288
~Condire, abbas867AU (Mac Airt) 322
~Condaire, aircinnech901AU (Mac Airt) 352
~Condire, cor inder962AU (Mac Airt) 402
~Conndere, coro ort970AU (Mac Airt) 408
Antrim Lower
Parish in 1851
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