Information about Kilmurry Old Church

Information from O'Donovan's Field Name Books

Standard Name:
Kilmurry Old Church
Irish Form of Name:
Teampull Cill Muire
Translation:
Church Ruins
Civil Parish:
Other Forms of the Name with authority source (if provided) in italics:
Teampull Cill Muire Mathias Higgins, Farmer, townland of Leamanaghbaun
Kilmurry Old Church Mathias Higgins, Farmer, townland of Leamanaghbaun
Situation:
In townland of Kilmurry.

Information From Joyce's Place Names

Translation according to P. W. Joyce:
Kill alone is the name of more than a score of places in various counties: in most cases it stands for cill, a church: but in some it is for coill, a wood.

Information From Griffith's Valution

Area in Acres, Roods and Perches:
A.R.P.
352 0 7
Land value at the time in pounds, shillings and pence:
£.s.d.
114 1 3
Building value at the time in pounds, shillings and pence:
£.s.d.
0 0 0
Total value at the time in pounds, shillings and pence:
£.s.d.
114 1 3
Heads of housholds living in the townland at this time:

Townland Information

What is a townland?:
A townland is one of the smallest land divisions in Ireland. They range in size from a few acres to thousands of acres. Many are Gaelic in origin, but some came into existence after the Norman invasion of 1169
Townland:
Kilmurry Old Church is in Kilmurry townland.

Information From Maps

Original OS maps at the Ordnance Survey of Ireland website.
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Below is a link to the Ordnance Survey of Ireland website. It displays the original OS map that was created in the 1840s.
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Kilmurry Old Church
Information from the National Monuments Service.
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You can use this link to view a map of archaelogical features.
This link brings you to a website wherein you will have to search for your townland.
Archaeological map from the National Monuments Service