Kildress Parish, County Tyrone
Ir. Cill Dreas [kill drass] ‘church of (the) brambles’.
Townlands are 4km W of Cookstown
bar: Dungannon Upper
The ruins of the former parish church are in an old graveyard on the south bank of the BALLINDERRY RIVER in the townland of KILDRESS UPPERwhich is bordered on the east by KILDRESS LOWER [Kildressce 1302].
cf. Kildress U/L tds. 4955, 4956
Historical name form
- Dungannon Upper
- Parish in 1851
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