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TERMONFECKIN

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

"TERMONFECKIN, a parish in the barony of Ferrard, county Louth, province of Leinster, Ireland. Drogheda is its post town. The surface consists of a moderately productive soil, and is traversed by the river Boyne. The living is a rectory in the diocese of Armagh, value with two others £481, in the patronage of the crown. The church was partly rebuilt in 1792. There are two Roman Catholic chapels, two public and two private schools. The principal residences are Cartown, Newtown, and Black Hall. There is a police station. Good stone for building is quarried. A monastery was founded here in 665, and here are the ruins of Glass-Pistol Castle, once the residence of Dr. Plunket, who was executed for treason.

[Transcribed from The National Gazetteer of Great Britain and Ireland 1868]
by Colin Hinson ©2018