Information about Kilconla

Information from O'Donovan's Field Name Books

Standard Name:
Irish Form of Name:
Cill Chonla
Connla's Church
Civil Parish:
Other Forms of the Name with authority source (if provided) in italics:
Church of Kilconly
Cill Conla
Connla's Church
Killconla Beauforts Map of Ireland
Kilconly Parish By. Surveyors Sketch Map
Kilconla Carlisle's Topl. Dictionary
Killconly County Map
Kilconley Down Survey 1655
Kilconly Printed Townland List
English Church, a fine building about 80 links long and 40 links broad. [Unable to read].
Situated in the townland of Glebe.

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.

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
Kilconla is in Blindwell 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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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