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Killegland or Killeylan, Meath

Historical Description

KILLEGLAND, or KILLEYLAN, also called KILMEGLAN, a parish, in the barony of RATOATH, county of MEATH, and province of LEINSTER; containing 473 inhabitants, who are all in the post-town of Ashbourne, of which the parish principally consists, It is a rectory and vicarage, in the diocese of Meath, forming part of the union of Ratoath: the tithes amount to £54. In the R. C. divisions also it is part of the union or district of Ratoath, and has a chapel at Ashbourne. About 120 children are educated in two public schools, one of which is principally supported by the rector.

Transcribed from A Topographical Dictionary of Ireland, 1840 by Samuel Lewis

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Land and Property

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