HAMILTON connection. KILLALA ( c.1836) a seaport & parish & Diocese, Barony of Tyrawley, co. Mayo, Prov. Connaght, Ireland. ARICHIBALD HAMILTON succeeded in 1623 obtained from James I a commendatory grant of the see of Archonry ;and his successor, ARCHIBALD ADAIR , was, in 1620 consentrated Bishop of KILLALA & ARCHONRY which 2 sees appear from that time to have been united. The Dean in right of his dignity has the rectoral tithes parishes of TEMPLEMURRY etc.
Refer to "O'Hart's" book - 1641 Books of (land) survey, TEMPLEMURRY PARISH, Andrew ADAIR of TULLAGH.
Refer to "O'Hart's" book - 1641 Books of (land) survey, TEMPLEMURRY PARISH, Andrew ADAIR of TULLAGH.Perhaps Archibald Adair, Bishop of Killala & Archonry, "took over" as Bishop from a HAMILTON relation as his grandfather was a HAMILTON. comments powered by Disqus