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ARMAGH VILLAGES, TOWNS AND PARISHES

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Civil Parishes, Towns & Villages of County Armagh

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Miscellaneous Places (not in the GENUKI Gazetteer), transcribed from The National Gazetteer of Great Britain and Ireland 1868:

  • "ARMAGH BARONY, one of the eight subdivisions of the county of Armagh, in the province of Ulster, Ireland, bounded on the E. by the baronies of O'Neilland West and Lower Fews, on the S. by the county of Monaghan, and on the W. and N.W. by Turenny barony and the county of Tyrone. It contains the parishes of Blackwatertown, Loughgall, parts of Eglesh, Derrynoose, Grange, Keady, and Lisnadil."
  • "CHURCH-HILL, a hamlet in the barony of O'Neilland, in the county of Armagh, province of Ulster, Ireland. It is situated on the river Blackwater, near Verner's Bridge, about 3 miles from Charlemont. Adjoining the village is Church Hill, the seat of the Verners,"
  • "DANGRY, one of the principal peaks of the Fews range of hills, in the county of Armagh, province of Ulster, Ireland. It stands near Newtown Hamilton, and rises above 1,000 feet above the sea level."
  • "EAST O'NEILLAND, a barony in the county of Armagh, province of Ulster, Ireland. Its boundaries are Lough Neagh, county Down, and the baronies of Lower Orior and West O'Neilland. It is about 9 miles long, and its greatest breadth is 5 miles. It contains Portadown and Lurgan, and the parishes of Montiaghs, Leagoe, and parts of Magheralin and Shankill.
  • "FANE, a river in the counties of Armagh and Monaghan, province of Ulster, and in the county of Louth, province of Leinster, Ireland. It rises in Monaghan and Armagh, and after a course of 20 miles, in which it augments its waters from Lough Muckno and other lakes, empties itself into Dundalk Bay, near Lurgan Green. Fane Valley is a beautiful demesne about 4 miles from the river's embouchure."
  • "FEWS, (Upper and Lower) two baronies in the county Armagh, province of Ulster, Ireland. They are bounded by the barony of O'Neilland on the N., Oiler on the E., the county Louth on the S., and that of Monaghan on the W. The area of Lower Fews is 29,758 acres, that of Upper Fews is 47,433. The Fews mountains and Slievegallion rise within the limits. The river Cusher flows on the N.E., the Butterwater on the N.W., and the head waters of the Dundalk river drain the interior. Fews, Lower, formerly belonged to the O'Nials, and includes parts of the parishes of Kilclooney, Loughgilly, Lisnadill, and Mullaghbrack. Fews, Upper, contains the parishes of Ballymire, Newtown-Hamilton, and parts of Creggan and Lisnadill.
  • "GRANGE O'NEILL, an extra parochial district, in the barony of West O'Neilland, county Armagh, province of Ulster, Ireland."
  • "MULLAGHMORE, a small lough in the county of Armagh, Ireland, 2 miles S.E. of Market-hill."
  • "ORIOR LOWER, a barony in county Armagh, province of Ulster, Ireland. It is bounded by East and West O'Neilland, county Down, and by the baronies of Upper and Lower Fews. It contains the villages of Pointzpass and Tanderagee, and the parishes of Ballymore, and parts of those of Forkill, Kilclooney, Killevy, Kilmore, and Loughgilly."
  • "ROSS, a lough on the borders of counties Armagh and Monaghan, Ireland, 5 miles S.E. of Castleblaney."
  • "SHARK, a lough on the borders of the counties of Armagh and Down, Ireland, 2 miles N.E. of Pointzpass, close to the Newry canal."
  • "SHAWS LOUGH, a sheet of water in the county of Armagh, Ireland, 2 miles S.W. of Mountmorris. On its banks are several spinning mills."
  • "TALL WATER, a stream of county Armagh, Ireland, rises near Hamilton's Bawn, and joins the river Callan."
  • "TARA, a stream of county Armagh, Ireland, rises near Newtown Hamilton, and joins the Dundalk river."
  • "TIRANNY, a barony in county Armagh, province of Ulster, Ireland. It contains Middleton, with portions of the parishes of Derrynoose, Eglish, Keady, and Tynan."
  • "TULLYNAWOOD, a small lough in county Armagh, Ireland, 3 miles S.E. of Keady."
  • "UPPER ORIOR, a barony in county Armagh, province of Ulster, Ireland. Its boundaries are Fews, and counties Louth and Down. It contains the parishes of Jonesborough, and parts of Forkill, Killevy, Loughgilly, and Newry.
  • "WEST O'NEILLAND, a barony in the county of Armagh, province of Ulster, Ireland. It is bounded by county Tyrone, Lough Neagh, and the baronies of Lower Orior and East O'Neilland. Its length is 11 miles, and its extreme breadth 8 miles. This barony contains the town of Rich Hill, and the parishes of Drumcree, Newry, and Fartaraghan, and parts of those of Armagh, Clonfeacle, Grange, Killyman, Kilmore, Loughgall, and Mullaghbrack.