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From: "Dora Smith" <>
Subject: Re: Moat, Killeagh, County Meath
Date: Sun, 27 Dec 2009 07:06:07 -0600
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Moate is mostly in Kilcleagh parish, in southern county Westmeath.

Yours,
Dora Smith
Austin, TX


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Subject: Re: Moat, Killeagh, County Meath


>
>
> Rob enquires:
>
> === I found this Townland in Griffith's Valuation but not on today's
> maps. Has the name changed? Incorporated in another Townland? Or is it
> there
> and I just have not located it? ===
>
> The last question is the one [gr]. The townland occurs at a location
> which
> unfortunately spreads across the common meeting-point of 4 Discovery maps
> (although the name is mentioned on only 2 of them). The two maps that
> mention Moat are Disc. map 41, which shows Moat in the very upper right
> corner,
> and map 42 which shows Moat in the upper left corner. On map 34, Moat is
> unnamed, but a piece of it is in the lower right corner, just to the east
> of the
> townland of Ballynacree and across the minor road shown there. Map 35 has
> an even smaller piece of Moat townland....just a few nondescript acres
> (although there may be a house or two on another minor road which connects
> Moat
> with Tully townland, within Moat itself).
>
> St. Bridgid's RC church and graveyard is in the townland (as of 1987).
> The
> Disc. map 41 also shows a current (as of 1995) church at/near the site of
> a
> C of I church which was built in 1800 and destroyed before 1964. There is
> still a large graveyard there (Archaeological Inventory of County Meath,
> Office of Public Works, 1987). I don't know if this "current" church is
> RC or
> C of I.
>
>
> Pete
> ....................................................
> Pete Schermerhorn, in the glorious Berkshire hills of western
> Massachusetts
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