History

Church of Ireland History

Brief History of Church of Ireland Community, Kilkishen   1811  –  1961  The Church was built in 1811 through a grant from the “Board of First Fruits” which was an institution of the Church of Ireland that was established in 1711 by Queen Anne, the object was to build and improve churches and glebe houses throughout …

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Glenwood Ambush of January 20th 1921

In November 2010, Patsy Neville of Kilkishen whose uncle Miko participated in the ambush, felt that the Glenwood Ambush should be commemorated in some way or at least the ambush spot marked, as currently the exact location was not widely known because of the passing of time. He called a meeting in Kilkishen to see what level of interest …

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Surname Board

Surname First Name Parents Born Spouse Year of Emigration New Residence Died Comments Contact Carberry  Patrick  Patrick Carberry, Mary Maloney (unconfirmed)  1818, East Clare (unconfirmed)  Catherine Donnellan  By ship to Canada c. 1854 Pointe Claire, Quebec, Canada 3 Jan 1855 Kilkishen townland was Lakyle. Sharon Clune  Ellen Peter Clune & Anne Giltinane Clune  29/08/1866 Willaim …

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