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Killymaddy (Evans), County Tyrone

Origin

Ir. Coill na Madadh 'wood of the dogs'

Background

This is a straightforward name, deriving from Coill na Madadh 'wood of the dogs', and further modified by the family name, Evans. There is another Killymaddy in this parish, which appears with the appendage Knox, although the two are not contiguous. There are also townlands named Killymaddy in Cos Antrim and Armagh.

References

FK

Additional Information

Visitor Centre cf. Killymaddy (Knox) 10483

Historical name form

Old FormRef. DateReference
Kilnemaddy1609Esch. Co. Map 11 pt Dunganon
Kilnemaddy1614Inq. Ult. (Tyrone) $2 Jac I
Kilnemaddy1618CPR Jas I 392b
Killamaddy1619Inq. Ult. (Tyrone) $4 Jac I
Killenemaddy1619Inq. Ult. (Tyrone) $6 Jac I
Killenemaddy1619Inq. Ult. (Tyrone) $6 Jac I
Kilnemaddy1619Inq. Ult. (Tyrone) $4 Jac I
Killamaddy1621CPR Jas I 536a
Killnemaddy1621CPR Jas I 536a
Killamuddy al Killnemuddy1650cInq. Ult. (Tyrone) $50 Car I
Killnamaddie1661BSD 202
Killymaddy1666HMR Tyr. (2) 241
coill a mhadaidh ""Dog''s wood""1936TNCT 39
Coill na Madaí ""wood of the dogs""2003PNP talk PMcK/Omagh DC
Barony
Dungannon Middle
Parish
Donaghmore
Parish in 1851
Donaghmore
Townland
None
Place name ID
20950
Place name type
T