The National Gazetteer of Great Britain and Ireland - 1868
In 1868, the parish of Miscellaneous contained the following places:
"CLANAWLEY, (or Glenawley), a barony in the county of Fermanagh, province of Ulster, Ireland; contains the parish of Killesher, and parts of Boho, Cleenish, Kinawley, and Rossory, comprising 75,469 acres.
"CLANKELLY, (or Clonkelly), a barony in the county of Fermanagh, in the province of Ulster, Ireland. It is situated in the E. part of the county, and is bounded on the N. by Magherastephana, on the E. by Monaghan, and on the S.W. by Coole barony It comprises an area of 36,923 acres, and contains the parishes of Galleon and Clones. The principal village is Rosslee.
"CLEENISHMEEN ISLANDS, a group of islands in Lough Erne, in county Fermanagh, province of Ulster, Ireland."
"COGRAN, an island in Lough Eime, in the county of Fermanagh, Ireland, 2 miles to the W. of Boa Island."
"COOLE, a barony in the county of Fermanagh, province of Ulster, Ireland; bounded by the barony of Magherastephana on the N., by Monaghan on the E., by the county of Cavan on the S., and by Upper Lough Erne on the W. It contains the parishes of Drummully, Currin and Galloon. It is 11 miles in length, over 10 miles in the widest part, and extends over 21,017 acres, a large proportion of which is bog The interior is bisected by the road from Cavan to Enniskillen, and the drainage of the southern district is effected by the river Finn."
"CORRALONGFORD, a lough in the county of Fermanagh, Ireland, about 1½ mile long by ¾ mile wide."
"CUILCAGH, two mountains of this name: one in the barony of Tullyhaw, in the county of Cavan, Ireland; the other in the county of Fermanagh."
"CURBAN, a lough in the county of Fermanagh, Ireland, 2 miles S.W. of Maguire's Bridge."
"CUSHRUSH, an island in Lough Nilly, in the county of Fermanagh, Ireland."
"ERNE, a river and two lakes in county Fermanagh, province of Ulster, Ireland. The river rises in Lough Gounagh, and takes a north-westerly course of 72 miles, passing through Lough Oughter, county Cavan, Lough Erne, and so to Donegal Bay. It is navigable for a draught of 12 feet as far as Ballyshannon, where there is a fine salmon leap of 20 feet. On nearing the N. boundary of Cavan the river expands into Upper Lough Erne, one of the finest lakes in Ireland; its greatest length is 12 miles, its greatest width 4½ miles, and its depth varies between 10 and 30 feet. The river again resumes its character for about 10 miles, when it opens out into Lower Lough Erne, forming a strait between these two magnificent lakes. The greatest length of the Lower Lough is 20 miles, and its greatest width is 7½, its depth varies between 100 to 226 feet. Both loughs are profusely studded with islets, which offer every imaginable description of scenic beauty, including ruins, mansions, wood, and lawn. There are 90 of these islets in the Upper Lough, and 109 in the Lower. The lakes abound in salmon, trout, pike, perch, and bream, and wild fowl frequent the spot in the winter. Among the residences are Innismore, Boa, Belle Isle, Killy Gowan, Ennismacsaint, Ennis Granny, and Devinish. A city is said by Giraldus Cambrensis to have been carried away from this site by the flooding of the lakes, which lie respectively 151 and 149 feet above sea-level. The Crichton family, of Crum Castle, take the title of earl from this place. Enniskillen is the principal town on the shores of these lakes."
"GLENALONG, a mountain in the barony of Magheraboy, county Fermanagh, province of Ulster, Ireland. It forms one of the Shean range."
"INISHDONEY, an islet in the Lower Lough Erne, county Fermanagh, Ireland."
"INISHMORE, an islet in Upper Lough Erne, county Fermanagh, Ireland, near Belleisle."
"INISROCHA, an islet in Lower Lough Erne, county Fermanagh, Ireland."
"KNOCKINNY, a barony in county Fermanagh, province of Ulster, Ireland. It is bounded by Glenawley, Upper Lough Erne, and county Cavan. Its length is 8 miles, and its breadth 5. It contains parts of the parishes of Galleon, Kinawley, and Tomregan. Part of Upper Lough Erne is comprised within the limits of this barony."
"KNOCKNINNY, a barony in county Fermanagh. See Knockinny."
"LURG, a barony in county Fermanagh, province of Ulster, Ireland. It is 18 miles long, and its greatest breadth is 10 miles. It is bounded by counties Donegal and Tyrone, and the barony of Magheraboy. It contains the parishes of Belleek, Drumkeeran, Magheraculmoney, and parts of those of Derryvullen, Magheracross, Templecarn, and Trory, with the towns and villages of Kesh, Lowtherstown, and Pettigoe."
"MAGHERABOY, a barony in the county Fermanagh, province of Ulster, Ireland. It is bounded on the N. by the barony of Lurg, on the E. by Lurg and Tirkennedy, on the S. by Glenawley, and on the W. by county Leitrim. It is 18 miles long, and its extreme breadth is 7 miles. This barony contains the parish of Devenish, and parts of Boho, Cleenish, Enniskillen, Inishmacsaint, Rossory, and Trory, with part of the town of Enniskillen, and the whole of the village of Derrygonnelly."
"MAGHERASTEPHANA, a barony in the county of Fermanagh, province of Ulster, Ireland. Its boundaries are the baronies of Tirkennedy, Clonkelly, Coole, and Knockinny, and the counties of Tyrone and Monaghan. It is 13 miles long, and its extreme breadth is 6½ miles. The barony contains the parish of Aghavea and parts of those of Aghalurchur, Cleenish, and Derrybrusk, with the towns of Lisnaskea and Maguires-bridge."
"MELVIN, a lough between the counties Fermanagh and Leitrim, Ireland. It extends about 8 miles in length by 2 broad, and discharges itself by a stream past Kinlough to the sea."
"ROOGAGH, a river of the county of Fermanagh, Ireland, rises under Glenkeel mountain, and falls into Lough Melvin."
"SILLIES, a river of the county of Fermanagh, Ireland, rises near Lough Naman, and joins the Erne above Enniskillen."
"TIRKENNEDY, a barony in county Fermanagh, Ireland, containing parts of the parishes of Cleenish, Derrybrusk, Derryvullan, Enniskillen, Magheracross, and Trory."
"TULLY, a bay in Lough Erne, county Fermanagh, Ireland, 1 mile N. of Churchill. On the shore overlooking the bay is Tully Castle, a demesne of the Marquis of Ely."
"WOODFORD, a stream of counties Leitrim, Cavan, and Fermanagh, Ireland, rises near Ballinamore, and flowing through Lough Garadice, falls into Upper Lough Erne."
[Transcribed from The National Gazetteer of Great Britain and Ireland 1868]
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