The National Gazetteer of Great Britain and Ireland - 1868

In 1868, the parish of Killymard contained the following places:

"KILLYMARD, a parish in the barony of Bannagh, county Donegal, province of Ulster, Ireland, containing part of its post town, Donegal. The parish is 9 miles long by 6 broad. The surface extends along the W. side of the river Lough Esk, as far as the head of Donegal Bay. It is mountainous, rising 1,967 feet and 2,213 feet, at Bluestack and Silverhill. A small proportion only of the surface is serviceable land. The living is a rectory in the diocese of Raphoe, value £374, in the patronage of the bishop. The church was built by aid of a loan from the late Board of First Fruits, in 1830. There are a Roman Catholic chapel, Presbyterian, and Wesleyan meetinghouses, and seven or eight day schools. Lough Esk; House is a pretty residence."

[Transcribed from The National Gazetteer of Great Britain and Ireland 1868]
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