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Killyveagh Glebe, County Fermanagh

Origin

Background

As always with the element kill in place-names, without some corroborative evidence, it is virtually impossible to state with certainty whether it refers to coill ‘wood’ or cill ‘church, churchyard’, and here, there does not appear to be remains of a church or graveyard in the parish.

References

Additional Information

Historical name form

Old FormRef. DateReference
(?)kilboy1609Esch. Co. Map 9 Magheraboy
(?)Killeevagh1629Inq. Ult. (Fermanagh) $7 Car.I
(?)Semeriarty (Magheryboy)1672cHib. Del. Fermanagh
Kilhua [?lvea] (Magheryboy)1672cHib. Del. Fermanagh
~Coill Betha ""wood of birch"" Coill a Bheithe ""wood1834OSNB Inf. B157
Killyvea1834cOSM xiv 52
Killyvea Glebe1834cOSM xiv 55
Killyvea Glebe (prop the Rector)1834cOSM xiv 58
Killyvea Glebe 1 circular fort1834cOSM xiv 55
Killyvea td1834cOSM xiv 52
~Coill-a-bheithe ""wood of the birch""1913Joyce iii 422
Barony
Magheraboy
Parish
Devenish
Parish in 1851
Devenish
Townland
None
Place name ID
7578
Place name type
T