Kilmegan Cemetery

Location
Dundrum, County Down, Northern Ireland
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The Church of Ireland Kilmegan Parish Church, near to Magherasaul and Dundrum, Northern Ireland. There was a Catholic church on this site in pre-Reformation times, then used as a Church of Ireland after the Catholic dissipation. A silver chalice dated 1616 was found on the site. Rev. Daniel Magarry was pastor before his death in 1784. Rev. Lucas Waring was rector of combined parishes of Kilkeel, Kilcoo & Kilmegan for 37 years before his death in 1823. The church was rebuilt in late 18th century but described as a very old building in 1836. It was capable of holding 500 people. Some of the congregation moved to St. Paul's in Castlewellan when it was built in 1851. The Annesley family vault is here are dated 1616.

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GPS Coordinates: 54.25657, -5.8481

  • Added: 25 Mar 2017
  • Find A Grave Cemetery: #2638150