PLACE NAMES OF NOTE IN IRELAND:
NOTE: In the future these places will be hyperlinked to biographies and to links elsewhere which have maps and locations available.
Updated: June 24, 2003
NOTE: Irish acre = 1.62 English (or statute) acres
|AGNAMULLEN PARISH, County Monaghan||JACKSON of Cremorne||See also Drumfaldra House. Reference to “bleach greens” owned by JACKSON(Lewis Topigraphical Dictionary of Ireland).|
a townland of 369 acres, County Louth, Barony of Upper Dundalk, Parish
|ANNAGHFERKIN||JACKSON||1734, land demised from Henry JACKSON to Hugh JACKSON - possibly at time of marriage to Eleanor GAULT.|
|ARBOE||LEDLIE||Isabella LEDLIE of Arboe m. Thomas Ledlie BIRCH., 1783.|
|ARDGLASS, County Down||
Ringfad, home of (g-grandfather)John BROWN.Also called Tullycarnen. “White Lodge” name of home. St. Nicholas Church, burial place of g-grandparents John & Susannah BROWNE & MARTIN ancestors. Death place of Jane EDGAR.. Earliest known family inhabitant 1743 – Allan MARTIN. Tullycarnen also called Coney Island.Map of Ardglass & townlands
|ARMAGH CITY||Royal School of Armagh where many family members were schooled. Also FAIRHAVEN CEMETERY on the outskirts of the city|
|ARMAGH (County Armagh)||
JACKSON, OLIVER BROWN, BIRCH ...
|Names to numerous to count all lived in this county. See specific names of towns and townlands. Also likely origin of Margaret O'Laughlin - from Royal House of Tara.|
|AUGHAVILLY. ( or AGHAVILLE) County Armagh||
|Co. Armagh, on the road to Monaghan, walking distance from Killynure. Death place of Susanna EDGAR (mother of Hugh EDGAR & Susannah BROWNE.) Parish of Hugh EDGAR. The PERT Orange Hall has picture of Hugh EDGAR donated by Edgar Monteagle BROWNE. Aughavilly Church has plaque to Hugh EDGAR|
|ANAGHAVACKEY||COULTER||1768 agreements between Andrew & John Coulter A townland of 369 Acres in the Civil Parish of Creggan, Barony of Upper Dundalk, Co. Louth|
|First known residence of BREAKEY family.
See also, TYDAVNET, Parish
|BALLEE, Co. Down.||
|Marriage place of Alexander EDGAR & Susannah MARTIN. Location of house owned by Jane MARTIN & mentioned in will. Farm estate, 4km SE of Downpatrick.Map of Ballee & Townlands|
|BALLINA: Co. Mayo .||JACKSONs of Carramore.||They came directly from England to Tyrawley Barony (Francis Jackson, Capt. of Dragoons)|
|BALLINODE, Co Monaghan||WRIGHT||The "Mill House" of Ballinode (also spelled "Bellinode" on certain maps).|
|BALLYBAY, County Monaghan||
BREAKEY, WM. BROWN, Thompson
Probable birthplace of Thompson BROWN. Birthplace of Sarah MCCULLAGH b 1816 & m 21 July 1835. Also, Sarah MCCULLAGH b. 15 Oct 1852 & Thomas MCCULLAGH b. 23 Nov. 1854 (both emigrated to Australia).
First Ballybay Church - marriage of Margaret JACKSON & Daniel Gunn BROWNE. Also memorial tablet honouring Margaret Jackson Reed MCCULLAGH .
Hugh JACKSON, merchant, son James betrothed 1768. See Linen Industry at Crieve and Charles Coote "Statistical Survey of Co. Monaghan". 1782 birth of James JACKSON - great grandfather of Alex HALEY ("Roots" & Queen".)
|BALLYBEEN, County Down||BIRCH||4km SW of Comber; 421 acres; 1834 tithes show Samuel BIRCH & James BIRCH. Ballybeen House & farm estate proprietor in 1837 was Mr BIRCH; good land; farms from 6-20 acres; rents from 20-30 shillings an acre; 59 males & 66 females in 1837 (Ordinance Survey Memoirs, V7, p 35)|
|BALLYMENA: County Antrim||MCFETRIDGE|
|BALLYRONEY, DRUMBALLYRONEY||BIRCH||1827 tithese show a James BIRCH esq.|
|BANBRIDGE, County Down||ORR, BROWN||LAreg town between NEWRY & DROMORE. 1837 - James BROWN came from BANBRIDGE to BALLYBAY (possible father of Thompson BROWN b. 1837) Unnamed ORR of BANBRIDGE married Sarah BIRCH - sister of Thomas Ledlie BIRCH.|
|BELFAST: (NOTE: The part above the river Lagan is in Co. Antrim
– the rest Co. Down)
234 Crumlin Road, birthplace of June Brown (grandmother)
Moorefield – just down the street, owned by Robert Moorehead –
65 Benwell Terrace birthplace of Charles MOORHEAD 1877.
|BIRCHGROVE, County Down||BIRCH||Parish of Tullylish. 1725 James BIRCH of Madden Hill bought farm from John BIRCH who had received grant of farm from Sir John Magill on 13 April 1692. 176 acres.Tullylish Townlands|
|CAHANS PRESBYTERIAN CHURCH, County Monaghan||REED, MCCULLAGH||Tablet in honour of Margaret Jackson MCCULLAGH now at FIRST BALLYBAY. Marble plaque honouring George David MCCULLAGH.|
|CASTLEBLAYNEY, Co. Monaghan.||BARTLEY, BROWN, CLEMENTS, GILMORE, JACKSON||NW of Crossmaglen, E of Ballybay. Used to be a rail connection between them. Home of unknown CLEMENTS who married Esther GILMORE & Georgina HENRY who married Dr. Samuel GILMORE probably in 1870s. Also home of Rev. Thomas BARTLEY who married Mary Jane GILMORE Also Registration District of marriage of Thompson BROWN sr. & Elizabeth JACKSON.|
|CASTLEKNOCK||JACKSON||8 miles out of Dublin, site of Blackhall Place, old site of Morgan’s School – the school which Sir Thomas JACKSON attended as a child.|
|CAVAN||GILMORE, REID||Home of William REID (solicitor) who married Jane GILMORE (1869-1940) of Castleblayney.|
|CAVANANORE, County Louth
See Also: Cavananore
|BRADFORD, MCCULLAGH, JACKSON||
Townland in Co. Louth, Parish of Creggan near Dundalk. Home of BRADFORD & MCCULLAGH.
Thomas BRADFORD b. 1739, son of John BRADFORD & Barbara COULTER. Thomas married Elizabeth BREAKEY and his daughter Elizabeth BRADFORD married Benjamin OLIVER who bought KILLYNURE. Thomas' son, Andrew Coulter BRADFORD shown in 1824 County Louth Freeholders
Also property owned by Sir Thomas JACKSON. Referred to in 1891 letter from Eliza JACKSON.
|CLAREMOUNT, Westmeath?||Home of Sarah WHITESIDE, marriage place of Alice Margaret MCCULLAGH & Rev. Andrew ALEXANDER July 10, 1920.|
|CLONES PARISH (part in Co. Monaghan, part in Co. Fermanagh)
||BROWN, THOMPSON||10 miles W.S.W. from Monaghan, Parish where Mary THOMPSON married James BROWN in 1823. James BROWN owned mills here in mid-1800s. Possible ancestors|
|CLONTIBRET PARISH, County Monaghan||
|Just north of MUCKNO PARISH. Thomas McKee (m. Margaret JACKSON) in Tithe Appt. Books for Monaghan 1827 lived here at BILLEADY Townland. (Source email #383) The vast majority of MCKEES lived in MUCKNO PARISH (which borders on the west side of Co. Armagh).|
|COOKSTOWN||Birth & deathplace of Elizabeth BROWN (1922-1933, child of Herbert BROWN & Florence TOMB. (Cuthbert H. TOMB present at death)|
|Family graves in churchyard|
|CRIEVE, County Monaghan||JACKSON||Tradition claims that these JACKSONs are descended from Sir John JACKSON who fought in the battle of the Black Prince in 1339 at the Battle of Crecy where he was knighted.|
|CROSSMAGLEN, County Armagh||
GILMORE, JACKSON, MCBRIDE, MOORHEAD,
|Charles A. MOOREHEAD (lt. Col.) Mgr. Belfast Bank at Crossmaglen. Also home of Dr. William Scott MCBRIDE husband of Ethel Sarah GILMORE. (See URKER for the extensive JACKSON connections.)|
|CULLAVILLE, County Armagh||GAULT, JACKSON, MCCULLAGH||In Creggan Parish, 145 acre Townland - name derived from McCULLAGH's estate there. Eleanor GAULT, daughter of a Huguenot family, married Hugh JACKSON in 1734. See also Journal of the Creggan Local History Society, 1990. p60. "Cullaville" by Con Mac an Ghirr.|
|DERRIVALLEY, Co. Monaghan (also spelled DERRYVALLEY||BREAKEY, MCCULLAGH, REID||
1690s - when BREAKEYs came to BALLYBAY, services in a "bahog" at "Derryvally".
W of Ballybay. Death place of Thomas MCCULLAGH 1877 & Sarah MCCULLAGH March 17, 1877. Also birthplace of many of their children. Many REID children baptised here (children of Mary MCCULLAGH & Wm. REID). NOTE: The first Presbyterian Church building we built here as early as 1697 or 1698, probably a very simple building of mud and thatch. “The law did not allow a Presbyterian place of worship to be located any closer to a town. It was the only Presbyterian congregation for miles around so people travelled long distances to worship.” Source: p. 8 “The Full Circle”.
Birthplace of John JACKSON 28 November 1839.
Annaneese School (Presbyterian) attended by David JACKSON b. 1855.
|DROMARA, Co. Down also County Monaghan||GILLMER, GLIMORE||NW of Ballybay in Co. Monaghan. Home of Alexander GILLMER (GILMORE). I cannot be sure at this time which "DROMORA" is the correct one. The County Down Dromora|
|DROMORA FIRST PRESBYTERIAN Co. Down (NOTE: I need to confirm whether "Dromora" (Lisburn) or "Dromore" (Newry))||BIRCH||Burial of Rev. James Jackson BIRCH d. Oct 10, 1820 & wife Mary (KING) BIRCH. Also Rachel Birch GILMER (1831, age 54) wife of Capt. E.B. GILMER & E.B. GILMER esq. 29 July age 71 & James Birch GILMER 8 March 1877 age 69|
|DROMORE, County Down||Dromore Townlands|
|DROMORE, County Monaghan||Mansion in Coothill, 8 miles S.W.S. of Ballybay|
|DRUMCOO||JACKSON||Townland in Monaghan. 138 acres. Tedavnet Parish|
|DRUMFALDRA, County Monaghan||BROWN||James BROWN owned mills in mid-1800s.|
|DRUMFALDRA HOUSE: Ballybay, Co. Monaghan||BROWN, JACKSON||Home of Samuel BROWN, possible brother of Thompson BROWN Sr. A townland of 81 acres in AGHNAMULLEN Parish.NOTE Also home of John JACKSON Esq. & wife Elizabeth JACKSON (see p158 “At the Ford of The Birches”) Extensive “bleach grounds” (Lewis Topographical Dictionary of Ireland, 1837) - sold to cover debts in 1830s.|
|DRUMINALLY DUFF, Co. Armagh||GILMORE||96 acres in Drumcree. Moses GILMORE (see email #102) See: GILMOREs from Alison Causten|
|BROWN, PARKE||Home of James BROWN & Mary PARKE, parents of Thomas (possibly also THOMPSON) & Samuel BROWN. Townland DRUMLONA, 105 acres, Co. Monaghan, Barony DARTREE, Civil Parish EMATRIS, PLU COOTEHILL, Province, ULSTER.|
|DRUMSKELT HOUSE, Ballybay, County Monaghan||BREAKEY||generations of descendants of William BREAKEY lived here.|
|1768 Agreements between Andrew & John Coulter – a townland of 609 acres in the Barony of Upper Dundalk, the Civil Parish of Faughart, Co. Louth. Also mentioned in 1921 letters between William Reid, Mary Griffin & Bessie Brown|
|FAIRHAVEN CEMETARY, County Armagh||BROWN, JACKSON||Burial place for Elizabeth JACKSON|
|FIRST BALLYBAY CHURCH
1889 - Thompson BROWNE appears in list of donors (for repairs to church).
burial of Thomas MCCULLAGH & Mary BRADFORD
|FREEDUFF, Creggan Parish, CO. Armagh||DONALDSON
|The widow of David JACKSON, Margaret Louisa WRIGHT died here. This was the home of the DONALDSON family since at least the 1700's.|
|GARVAGHY GRAVEYARD||BIRCH||burial of Susannah BIRCH wife of John BIRCH of Bally... 22 Oct. 1798|
|GILFORD CASTLE, County Down||WRIGHT||Owned by Richard "Micky" Wright - he also bought Urker in 1935. Mary "Molly" WRIGHT - wife of James "Jemmie" WRIGHT (1875-1954) lived there in 1920's when Canadian BROWNs were living at ARDGLASS & KILLYNURE.|
|GILNALISK||COULTER||Home of Rev. Dr. COULTER, brother of Jane COULTER|
|GULA County Monaghan (NOTE: Could be GOLA)||DUNWOODY||Scotstown, . Birthplace of Frances DUNWOODY 1931 (The great grand-daughter-in-law of Margaret JACKSON & Andrew Bradford MCCULLAGH.|
|KANE, County Louth||BRADFORD, COULTER, OLIVER||PRESBYTERIAN CHURCHYARD burial place of Margaret BRADFORD, Aug 17, 1874 & Andrew COULTER Bradford May 10 1847 & Elizabeth BRADFORD July 12, 1825 (wife of Benjamin OLIVER).|
|KILLYNURE, County Armagh (Also Co. Down, Co.CAvan & Co. Fermanagh)||BROWN, COUSER, O'NEIL, JACKSON, OLIVER||Home of OLIVER family, then Elizabeth JACKSON (daughter of Eliza OLIVER)
married to Thompson BROWN (and birthplace of all of their children). The
house still stands - two miles past Milford on the road to Monaghan. The
Townland Census of 1851 gives the acreage to be 165 acres. There are three
other townlands called Killynure, two in Co. Cavan and one in Fermanagh.
There is also one in Co. Down near Saintfield Killinure
Townland in Co. Down
The name means “Church of our fathers and the earliest record of it that I have is at the Battle of the Boyne, 1690. In the 1870's list compiled by Jean Rice, 55 acres of Killynure were owned by Wm. OLIVER, 31 acres by Arthur O’NEIL and 13 acres owned by John COUSER. The home & farm are currrently owned by Edgar & Amanda KNOX.
|LENADERG||TODD||residence of Andrew TODD who married 3rd daughter of James BIRCH & Mary JACKSON|
|LINENHILL||BIRCH & LOWRY||Susannah LOWRY of Linenhill m. John BIRCH "linen factor".|
|LISCALGAT, County Armagh||JACKSON||
Townland in Creggan parish. Also spelled “Lisgolat”. George JACKSON was the schoolmaster here sometime after 1745. The townland is SE of the townland of Urcher & adjacent to it. It was still in the family at thebeginning of the 20th century (see Sir Thomas JACKSON)
1888 Eliezer GILMORE farmer Bassetts County Armagh
|LISDRUMARD, County Armagh||OLIVER||272 acres in Civil Parish, Lisnadill. Armagh Guardian shows auction of hay by Thomas & William OLIVER 30 Aug 1845 here & at Killynure.|
|LISNABO, County Meath||JACKSON||Near Kingscourt. Thomas JACKSON descendant of John JACKSON (see CRIEVE)
and grandfather of the Hugh JACKSON born Lisnabo 1709 (thence to BALLYBAY
Also Lt. Charles JACKSON See: DICKIE Family photos.
|LISNADILL, County Armagh||Parish in Co. Armagh where the BROWN"s & OLIVER's KILLYNURE is located.|
|LISNAVANE||GILMORE, WADDELL||Home of Alexander WADDELL who married Henrietta GILMORE.|
|MADDEN HILL||BIRCH||residence at time of marriage of James BIRCH b. aft 1711|
|MAGHERY, County Armagh||JACKSON, MENARY||Milford. Home of William MENARY - possibly the one who married Mary JACKSON . 80 acres|
|MOUNT LEINSTER, Co. Carlow||JACKSON||On border with WEXFORD. Ancestor of George JACKSON came from Co. York in Cromwell’s army & was granted lands here. Sold in 1745 by George JACKSON.|
|MULNAHUNCH, DUNGANNON||BROWN||Death of Gwen & Eric BROWN, twin children of Herbert BROWN (farmer) and Florence TOMB 1924.|
|NEWTONHAMILTON, County Armagh||BROWNE, JACKSON||N of Crossmaglen, S of Armagh. Where Rev. Daniel Gun BROWNE married Margaret JACKSON sometime after his ordination in 1868. Also place of baptism of many JACKSON children.|
|ROCKCORRY, County Monaghan||BROWN, PARKE||Home of James BROWN & Mary PARKE from 1837|
|ROYAL SCHOOL OF ARMAGH||BROWN||BROWN, George (1891-1894), BROWN , Thomas Jackson(1891-1894 ), BROWN, Thomas Jackson ( 1922-1923)|
|SAINTFIELD, Co. Down||BIRCH||John BIRCH, son of George BIRCH, nephew of Thomas Ledlie BIRCH, d. June 10, 1798, "a rebel killed at Battle of Saintfield". Saintfield Townlands|
|SAINTFIELD FIRST PRESBYTERIAN GRAVEYARD||BIRCH||Thomas Ledlie BIRCH, son of Thomas Ledlie BIRCH d. 1820.|
|SEAFORDE, County Down||BIRCH & WATSON||John BIRCH m. Jane WATSON 12 Feb 1770|
|SEAGOE, County Armagh||COULTER||possible connection for Jane COULTER (email 208)|
|SLIEVEROE, County Monaghan||HAMILTON, JACKSON, MCCULLAGH, REID||264 acres inKilmore Parish, home of Margaret JACKSON & Dr. Robert Hamilton REED (also his father Dr. Thomas REED [or REID]) & Andrew Bradford McCULLAGH & children. SLIEVEROE marriage place of Margaret JACKSON to Robert Hamilton REED. Dr. Thomas & Robert REED ran medical dispensary there. Also the death place of Andrew McCULLAGH who was also married to Margaret JACKSON. According to Wendy Jack, the house is in Stranooden, Co. Monaghan. South of Monaghan Town and north of Swan’s Cross Roads.|
|SMITHSBOROUGH, Co. Monaghan.||MCCULLAGH||Death place of Alice Margaret MCCULLAGH 1945. Has a lake nearby.|
|THOMPSON’S HILL||East of Newtonhamilton (85 degrees by 28.29 degrees)|
|TRIM, Co. Meath||JACKSON, MOORHEAD||Fostertown farm, Andrew JACKSON’s farm, birthplace of Jeannie MOORHEAD.|
|Tullyvallan 4,655 acres, Co. Armagh Parish of Newtownhamilton. First mentioned in 1775 Will of Andrew Coulter. Also mentioned in 1921 letters between William Reid, Mary Griffin & Bessie Brown.|
|TULLYWEST, County Down||Saintfield Parish, 4 miles SW of Saintfield, just out of Ballynahinch (email #158)|
|TYDAVNET, County Monaghan||WRIGHT||Parish of Tydavnet, Balladian, County Monaghan. Clock on church 7 many family graves|
|URKER, County Armagh||BEAKEY, JACKSON||CROSSMAGLEN Also see: URCHER. Home of JACKSONS. Also two lots at Urcher sold in 1909 as property of BREAKEY (sold in two lots).|
|ZION HILL, County Down||GILLMER, GILMORE||(also spelled “SION HILL”) SE of Dromara, Co. Down. Home of Alexander GILLMER (GILMORE) QUESTION: Where is Drominally Duff in relation to this? (see email 300 re Matthew GILMORE)|
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