Gilkagh

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Guilkagh

Townland:                             Gilkagh

Civil Parish:                          Moylough

Barony:                                   Tiaquin  

Church Parish:                     Killascobe

District Elect. Division:    Derryglassaun

Poor Law Union:                 Mountbellew

Down Survey Name:         Gileagh

Area:             553 Acres   3 Roods   5 Perches

1901 Census 

1911 Census 

Ordnance Survey Map 1840

Down Survey Map

Griffiths Valuation 1846 – 1855

Gilkagh Features

Townland Description

Over the centuries many variations of its name have been used with the earliest possibly being ‘An Giolcagh’ and following on with Gileagh, Gilkagh, Gillkagh and even Kilkough and Kilkeagh with the most common current forms being Guilka or Guilkagh though the official recognised name remains as Gilkagh as defined in statute in 1832. (Read more …)

This page was added on 22/09/2014.

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