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Graveyard Information

Killaresy

County : Down

Denomination :

Graveyard Name : Killaresy

Civil Parish : Killleagh

Town / Townland : Toy & Kirkland

OS Reference : J513570

Other Information : It is half a mile west of the Comber-Killyleagh road, three miles south of Balloo cross-roads, in the townland of Toy and Kirkland and parish of Killyleagh There is a ruined church, probably pre-reformation but heavily covered with ivy, with the Bailie family vault inside All the stones with dates of death before 1865 have been copied There are a few un-inscribed headstones and the graveyard is very uneven probably with many buried stones The oldest legible stone dates from 1724.


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