Townlands on Gravestones

a selection of my photographs of

townland names on gravestones


Ballyaltikilligan (or Ballyaltikilican)
Gravestone in Moneyreagh for Rainey of Ballyaltikilligan

Ballybunden (or ballybundon)
A gravestone in Killinchy for the Crickard family of Ballybundon (now Kilmood & Ballybunden).
A gravestone in Killinchy for the Carson family of Ballybundon (now Kilmood & Ballybunden).

Gravestone in Moneyreagh for Abernethy of Ballycreelly

ballygoskin and BALLYMORRAN
A gravestone in Killaresy for the Wilson family of Ballymorran and Ballygoskin.

Gravestone in Moneyreagh for Grant of Ballyknockan

ballykeel and ballymacashen (or ballymecashin)
Gravestone in Moneyreagh for Orr of Ballykeel and Ballymecashin

ballymalady (or ballymaledy)
Gravestone in Moneyreagh for Fisher of Ballymalady or Ballymaledy


ballynafoy (or Ballynafeigh)
Gravestone in Breda for Ferguson of Ballynafeigh (Ballynafoy)

A gravestone in Gilnahirk for the McClements family of Ballyrussell

Gravestone in Breda for Rea of Newtownbreda
Gravestone in Breda for Jordan of Newtownbreda


(spelled without its second S) on a gravestone in saintfield

Grave for McBriar of Carsonstown at Raffrey

Carsons Dam (which could be Carsonstown or Aughnadarragh)

on a gravestone in Saintfield

clontonakelly (or clontonacally)
Gravestone in Moneyreagh for Dobbin of Clontonacally


Gravestone in Moneyreagh for McClure of Clontonacally

Gravestone in Moneyreagh for Smyth of Crossnacreevy


Gravestone in Moneyreagh for Stewart of Crossnacreevy

A gravestone in Saintfield for the McMaster family of Drumreagh

Susanna Young of Granshaw in Moneyreagh

Gravestone in Castlereagh for the Patterson family of Lisnabreeny
Gravestone in Castlereagh for the Ross family of Lisnabreeny

moneyreagh (or moneyrea)
Gravestone in Moneyreagh for Duncan and McCullough of Moneyrea

RAFFREY (or raffery)
A gravestone in Raffrey churchyard for the McCreery family of Raffrey.
A gravestone in Raffrey churchyard for the Jamison family of Raffrey

A gravestone in Killyleagh for the Taylor family of Ringdufferin

Gravestone in Moneyreagh for McDowell of Scrabo

Gravestone in Castlereagh for Rainey family of Slatady
Gravestone in Castlereagh for Hoy family of Slatady

A gravestone in Knock for the Gordon family of Tullycarnet

bangor abbey

Please contact me if you would like a photograph of the headstones for these families:

Neilson of Conlig

Aston of Ballygrot

Wright of Ballymaconnell

Kelly of Ballycrochan

Russell of Ballymagee