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Killagh

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KILLAGH, a parish, in the barony of DELVIN, county of WESTMEATH, and province of LEINSTER, 2¾ miles (S.) from Castletown-Delvin, on the road from that place to Mullingar; containing 264 inhabitants.

It comprises 1291 statute acres, and is principally in tillage; there is plenty of limestone. Durdistown is the seat of Theobald Featherstonhaugh, Esq. It is a rectory, in the diocese of Meath, forming part of the union of Kilcumney; the tithes amount to £40, and there is a glebe of 18 acres, valued at £20 per annum. In the R. C.

divisions it forms part of the union or district of Castletown- Delvin. Here are the ruins of the old church.

from Lewis's Topographical Dictionary of Ireland, 1837.

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The Wikipedia entry for Killagh.

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Gazetteers

The transcription of the section for this parish from the National Gazetteer (1868), provided by Colin Hinson.

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Historical Geography

The civil parish of Killagh contained the townlands of:
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Land & Property

The entry for Killagh from Griffiths Valuation 1847/64

Tithe Applotment Books 1823/37 for this parish on NAI

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