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Skerry Church, County Antrim

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Old FormRef. DateReference
ad montem Scirte ad locum petrae.. vestigium pedis0670cTírechán 162 = T 50.1
in Scirit in montem Mis, pedem supra petram ponens0670cMuirchú 80 = M II 15 3
in cacuminibus montis Scirte iuxta montem Mis0670cTírechán 124 = T 1.3 Bie
(?)familia Scire (gen., hold Cell Bile in Meath)0900cTrip. Life (Stokes) 310
Schirec Archaile0900cTrip. Life (Stokes) 21
a Sgrig Arcaidh (deCourcy v. UíThuirtre 7 FirLí)1179Miscell. Ann. 68 $9
Sgirig Chinn Ghlinne1200cBuile Suibhne 44
Schirich, Ecclesia de1306Eccles. Tax. 82
Ecclesia de Schirich 20s (Decanat de Turtrye)1306cEccles. Tax. 82
?Calliesquirrea1605CPR Jas I 78a
Squire1605Inq. Ant. (DK) 46
Squirea1608CPR Jas I 121b
Skyrre1609Jas I to Connor Cath. 263
Skyrrie (belongs Chancellor)1609Jas I to Connor Cath. 263
Skirris1610Speed's Ulster
Skerrie1615EA 259
in Skerrie, temps of 7 towns1615EA 259 =1615 Terr
Skirries1616First Fruits Roll (Reeves) ?
Squirrea1620CPR Jas I 483b
Squirrea1621Inq. Ult. (Antrim) Jac.I $7
Squirrea1621CPR Jas I 524ab
Skirry1622EA 260
lands of Skirry1622Ulster Visit. Reeves 260
Skerries1624CPR Jas I 587a
Schire Padruic1647Trias. Thaum. 171 col.2
Schire-Phadruic1647Trias. Thaum. 183 col 2
Schiric1647Trias. Thaum. 4 col 2
hodie hic locus Schire Padruic appellatur [Colgan]1647Trip. Life (Stokes) 21n/TThaum 171
in loco... Schirec Archaile [Colgan TrTh 120.21]1647Trip. Life (Stokes) 21 (KM p13)
Skirre Parish1657cHib. Reg. Antrim
Braid1659cCensus 1659 3
Skirre1672cHib. Del. Antrim
Sgire do1677cLCABuidhe 256 xli l.128
Sgire na sgath, i1677cLCABuidhe 255 xli l.255
Sgire na sgoth, i1690cLCABuidhe 142 xviii l.115
Skerry P.1780Lendrick Map
septem villae de Skirries17th?EA 259 =Kings Bks
parish of Skerry so called from Sciric ''rocky''1847EA 83n
~Sceire ""sea rocks...applied to rocks inland""1869Joyce i 420
Sciridh ""etymology uncertain""1997NIPNP replies FMacG/AC
Scirte, in cacuminibus montis670cTírechán (Bieler) 124 $1.3
ad montem Scirte ad locum petrae670cTírechán (Bieler) 162 $50
in Scirit in montem Mis, pedem superpetram ponens680cMuirchú (Bieler) 82 M II 13
icSléib Mis ocus i Sciric sainred tic[ed] cucai ecMidIrTrip. Life (Stokes) 414 =FrLH
in Arcail... i Sciric sainriud [leg. i Scirit]MidIrTrip. Life (Stokes) ii 414 =FrLH
Barony
Antrim Lower
Parish
Skerry
Parish in 1851
Skerry
Townland
Magheramully
Place name ID
17068
Place name type
M