|Elder||Richard||Donegal||Donagh||Churchland Quarters Inc Carrick Carrow|
|Elder||Robert||Donegal||Donagh||Churchland Quarters Inc Carrick Carrow|
|McGilligan||Hugh||Donegal||Killea||Town of Carrigans|
Killelagh Parish Church is located in Swatragh, Co. Londonderry off the Main Street of Swatragh (A29) just after the bridge. According to my mother, the land for this church building was donated by the McGilligan family.
A few months ago, I began to catalog my research of birth, death and marriage indexes for Ireland. The complete catalog will take a considerable time to complete. I will post an announcement every time I upload major updates.
James McGilligan was born 10 Feb 1900 in the Roman Catholic parish of Granaghan (Swatragh, Co. Derry). On 22 Jun 1924 he was ordained a priest at Maynooth, Co. Kildare
- St. Columb’s College, Derry, Co. Derry
- St. Patrick’s College, Maynooth, Co. Kildare
- 1924-5 Post Graduate Studies, Dunboyne House, Maynooth, Co. Kildare
- 1925-9 Curate in Lissan, Co. Tryone
- 1929-40 Curate in Carrickmore, Co. Tryone
- 1925- On loan to Arch-diocese of Armagh
He died 6 Jun 1940 at Carrickmore, Co. Tryone and buried at Carrickmore, Co. Tryone.
Source: Daly, E. and Devlin, K., 1997. The Clergy of the Diocese of Derry: An Index. Dublin, Ireland: Four Court Press. (Page 101)
The Church of Ireland St. Paul’s Church is located in Garvagh, Co. Londonderry in the parish of Errigal & Desertoghill. My uncle Jack McGilligan was christened and confirmed at St. Paul’s. According to my mother, most of the older children were christened at St. Paul’s. This is not yet confirmed.