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DISTRICT

The civil parish of Killummod (Cill Lomad - St. Lomad's Church) is in the barony of Boyle, in north Co. Roscommon. It is part of the district now known as the Plains of Boyle which was previously the Mac Dermott kingdom of Magh Luirg [aka Moylurg] .

Killummod parish covers an area of 20.8 km² and encompasses Lisdaly lake, Canbo Lough and part of Corbally Lough.  (It was once home to Ballinvilla Lough, now disappeared). The Killukin rIver runs through this parish, crossed by the R368 road from Elphin to Carrick-on-Shannon at Killummod townland.

NEAREST TOWNS

The village of Croghan was the population centre for Killummod and other surrounding parishes. See also Boyle. The address given by emigrants on ship's manifests, was often the nearest market town i.e. Carrick-on-Shannon (to the east) or Croghan village (to the west). The PLU (Workhouse) for Killummod was Carrick-on-Shannon. The Electoral District (DED) is Killummod.

KILLUMMOD MAPS

OSI 6" Map (1837)

OSI 25" Map (1912)

OSI Map (today)

Catholic Parish of Croghan

TOWNLANDS

Killummod parish comprises 17 townlands (map)

  • Ballinvilla (Baile an Bhealaigh 'town of the route') aka  Drumballinville / Ballinavilla / Ballinville / Dromurr Ballinvilly (see Drumerr)
  • Bunreagh (Bun Riabhach 'grey bottom') aka  Dromyn (Dromone alias Binreagh) Burrevagh / Bonreagh
  • Canbo (Ceann Bua 'hill of the victory') aka Cambo / Kenvoe / Kenbo /  'otherwise Lurgan' (see Knockroe)
  • Carrowmore (Ceathrú Mór 'large quarter')
  • Carrowreagh   (Ceathrú Riabhach ' grey quarter') aka Ballycarrow Reagh / Carrowrigh
  • Cartron  (Ceathrún 'a quarter')
  • Culleenatreen or Flagford (Coillín an Triain 'the little wood of the 3rd division' or Áth Leacadh) aka Killenetreene
  • Dacklin (Dubh Chluain 'black meadow') aka Dacklyn / Dackloon / Doghloon / Dowghelone or Doughcloine
  • Deerpark aka Carrownass 'quarter of the waterfall' (see Mullaghteigue otherwise Ballindrehid)
  • Danesfort (Lios Lochlainn) aka Deansfort  ++ Danesfort House & Demesne
  • Derraun (Doireán 'a small oak wood') aka Derren / Derrawn
  • Drummerr (Droim Oir 'east ridge') aka Drimer / Dromorhe aka Dromurr Ballinvilly (see Ballinvilla)
  • Finnor (Fionnúr 'fair/bright hill) aka Finner / West Fenner / Leighvally ffenor  ++ Finnor House
  • Killappoge (Cill Lapóg 'St Lappoge's Church) aka Kilapoge / Killappogue / Cill Molappoge / Killevera
  • Killummod (Cill Lomad 'St. Lomad's Church') aka Killteraragh Killmoda / Kilnamadda
  • Knockroe (An Chnoc Rua 'red hill') aka Knocreagh / Knockrow & Lurgan (see Canbo)
  • Lisdaly (Lios Uí Dhálaigh 'O'Daly's Fort') aka Lisadaly / Lissidaly / Lisdowly / Lissigala

ADJOINING PARISHES

Aughrim Roscommon);  Creeve  Roscommon); Killukin (Boyle, Roscommon); Kiltoghert (Leitrim) 

 

CHURCHES:   St. Michael's, Croghan (Roman Catholic)   /  Holy Trinity, Croghan (Church of Ireland)  / Killukin Church  / St. Michael's, Drumlion (RC previously Drumercool Chapel)

 

GRAVEYARDS (headstones viewable online)

Killappoge Cemetery             Killummod Old Cemetery  

Estersnow Cemetery             Killukin Old Cemetery         

Drumlion Cemetery (part 1)    Drumlion Cemetery (part 2)

KILLUMMOD CATHOLIC PARISH

The Catholic Parish of "Croghan" aka Killucan aka 'Killukin & Killummod' comprised all townlands in the civil parish of Killummod and more.

 

BIG HOUSES:  Danesfort; Finnor House

LANDLORDS:  Lloyd (Croghan)  / St George (Carrick-on-Shannon) / Mulloy (Hughestown) / Lord Crofton (Mote Park)

Ferrall (Co Roscommon)  /   O'Ferrall Caddell (Harbourstown)  /  Keogh (Mount Jerome)

MIDDLE-MEN & AGENTS

Acheson; Irwin; Johnston; Roycroft;

LOCAL SURNAMES

Barrett; Beirne; Boyd; Brennan; Byrne; Callery; Carney; Carroll; Clarke; Connelly; Connor; Conry;  Cox;  Coyle; Creighton;  Cryan; Cunningham; Dean; Devanny; Dockry; Dolan; Dolan; Donagher; Dowd; Duffy; Duignan; Early; Farrell; Feely; Finneran; Flanagan; Flanagan; Ford; Fulton; Gannon; Glancy; Goldrick (Golden; Golrick); Grey; Hanly; Hannigan; Harrington; Hayden; Healy; Higgins; Horan; Hunt; Keenan; Kehir;Kelly; Kenny; Lavin; Lenaghan; Lowe; Lynch; Maguire; May; McCormack; McDermott; McGarry; McGreevy; McLoughlin; Meehan; Monaghan; Moraghan; Moran; Morris; Mullaney; Mulvey; Murray; Neary; Oates; Owens (McKeon); Padin; Power; Quinn; Ratigan; Regan; Reynolds; Rock (Roche);  Salmon; Scott; Shannon; Sharkett; Stapleton; Tansy; Timon; Walsh.

RESOURCES

The Elphin Census 1749 (FMP) $

Roscommon Freeholders List 1768-1799

The Roscommon Flaxgrower's List 1796

Killummod in 1837 (Lewis' Topographical Dictionary)

Killummod in 1840 (Lewis' Topographical Dictionary)

Tithe Apploment Books: Kilcolagh 1842 (NAI)

Griffith’s Valuation: Killummod 1857

Census of Ireland: Killummod 1901 (NAI)

Census of Ireland: Killummod 1911 (NAI)

Killummod Folklore in The Schools’ Collection (1937-1939)

Croghan Folklore in The Schools’ Collection (1937-1939)

https://www.johngrenham.com

http://forebears.co.uk/ireland/connaught/roscommon/killumod

Address Killummod, Croghan, Boyle, Co Roscommon, Ireland
Parish(es) Killummod (Roscommon) Boyle (Roscommon) Carrick on Shannon (Leitrim)
Category (ies) Heritage/Culture Local Organisation Tourist Attraction