This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can usually download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1884 edition. Excerpt: ... THE PARISH OF BALLYCLAUE. THE district, which constitutes the recently formed Parish of Ballyclare, consists of the civil parishes of Raloo, Ballynure, Ballylinney, Ballycor, Glenwhirry, Rashee, Kilbride, and Doagh. Tt also includes the civil parish of Kilwaughter, except Bally hampton, Bally keel, Drumnahoe, and Glebe, which belong to Larne; and Capanagh, MullaghHandal, and Skeagh, which belong to the Parish of Glenarm; portions of the civil parishes of Ballymartin and Templepatrick; the town of Parkgate belonging to the Grange of Nilteen; and the townlands of Ballyclaverty, Ballygowan, Browndod, Dunamuggy, Ferguson's Land, Freemanstown and Halftown belonging to the civil parish of Donegore. The Church of Kilwaughter (Cill-uachtair, "upper church") is valued in the Taxation of Pope Nicholas, under the name of " the Church of Killochre," at 5 marks. The Terrier enters: "Ecclesia de Killoghter.--It has half a plowland in Glebe, it pays, Proxies, 8s.; Refections, 8s.; Synodals, 2s.' The Visitation Book of 1622, reports: "Ecclesia de Killwoghter, decayed." The Parliamentary Commissioners, in 1657, report, regarding the parish: "It is bounded on the east, by the Parish of Inver (Larne); on the south, by the river of Inver (Larne Water); on the west, by the mearinga between the baronies of Antrim and Glenarm; and on the north, by the Parish of Killyglen. It extends a mile and & half in length, and in breadth, a mile. No glebe belonging thereto, neither is there any church." The church yard measuring 35 yards by 25, is densely crowded with graves and grave-stones. It is still used, though enclosed in Kilwaughter demesne, and close by the out-offices of the Castle. The old church stood in a corner of the graveyard its site is indicated by a...
  • ISBN13: 9781230308227
  • Publisher: Theclassics.Us
  • Pubilcation Year: 2013
  • Format: Paperback
  • Pages: 00154
Dimensions7.4 x 0.3 x 9.7 inches
Publication Date20130912

An Historical Account of the Diocese of Down and Connor, Ancient and Modern Volume 3

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