Lewis’ Topographical Dictionary, Co. Meath

Lewis’ Topographical Dictionary comprises of several cities, boroughs, parish and villages – with historical and statistical descriptions – of Ireland. Here are From-Ireland.net’s records for Co. Meath.

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    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.