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UNKNOWN

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

"UNKNOWN, In the gazetteers I have, the places given below are not associated with a parish. Do you know which parish they are/were in ? If so, please drop me a line via my error page (see bottom of page). Many thanks, Colin Hinson."

"BALTRAY, a village in the barony of Ferrard, in the county of Louth, province of Leinster, Ireland, 3 miles to the N.E. of Drogheda. It is situated on the sea-coast, at the mouth of the river Boyne. Fishing is the chief employment of the villagers."

"CLERMONT, a demesne, situated on the river Fane, in the barony of Dundalk, in the county of Louth, province of Leinster, Ireland. It gives titles of baron, viscount, and earl to the Fortescues. Sir Richard Le Fort, from whom the above family are descended, was shield bearer to William the Conqueror, and present at the battle of Hastings."

"CORCREEGHAGH, a hamlet in the barony of Ardee, in the county of Louth, Ireland, 4 miles W. of Louth."

"CROSSALEENY, a hamlet in the barony of Lower Dundalk, in the county of Louth, Ireland, 2 miles S. of Carlingford."

"FLURRY, a hamlet in the barony of Lower Dundalk, county Louth, province of Leinster, Ireland, 7 miles N. of Dundalk. It contains a post-office. The hamlet stands upon the Flurry rivulet, which rises among the Fathom and Slievegullion mountains, flows between the counties of Louth and Armagh, and discharges itself into Dundalk Bay."

"FUNSHOG, a village in the barony of Ferraul, county Louth, province of Leinster, Ireland, 2 miles N. of Collon."

"LOUTH MILLS, a hamlet in the barony of Louth, county Louth, Ireland, 1½ mile S.W. of Louth."

"MULLACREW, a village in the barony and county of Louth, province of Leinster, Ireland, 1 mile S. of Louth. It is situated on the road from thence to Ardee. A considerable trade is carried on in wool. Fairs are held on the 2nd February, 25th March, 20th April, 1st May, 17th June, 26th July, 16th August, 8th September, 18th October, 16th November, and 21st December."

"O'MEATH, a hamlet in the barony of Lower Dundalk, county Louth, near Carlingford."

"RAVENSDALE PARK, a demesne in Ravensdale, county Louth, Ireland, 5 miles N.E. of Dundalk. The mansion occupies a site between the Slieve Gullion and Carlingford mountains."

"RIVERSTOWN, a hamlet in the barony of Lower Dundalk, county Louth, Ireland, 3 miles S.W. of Carlingford, near Dundalk Bay."

"ROOTSTOWN, a village in the barony of Ardee, county Louth, Ireland, 2 miles N.E. of Ardee. There are ruins of an old castle."

"TEMPLETOWN, a village in the barony of Lower Dundalk, county Louth, Ireland, 5 miles S.E. of Carlingford, on Dundalk Bay."

"TOGHER, a hamlet in the barony of Ferrard, county Louth, Ireland, 4 miles N.E. of Dunleer."

"WHITESTOWN, a village in the barony of Lower Dundalk, county Louth, Ireland, 4 miles S.E. of Carlingford."

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