Information about Big Quay

Information from O'Donovan's Field Name Books

Standard Name:
Big Quay
Irish Form of Name:
Civil Parish:
Other Forms of the Name with authority source (if provided) in italics:
Big Quay
Big Quay Counsellor Reid
Big Quay John Burke, Esq.
Big Quay Mr. Mulloy
Big Quay Rev. H. B. Hulett
Big Quay The inhabitants
Parish of Kilbannon
A harbour for boats (so called). It does not represent any matter worthy of remark and the inhabitants are only aware of it being so called.
On the west extremity of the townland of Illaanmore at about 1¼ mile N.E. of Williamstown Quay.