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At one time, from the 1920’s or possibly earlier, one of these farms was owned by the Kettyle family.  James Kettyle was the first farmer in this area to diversify first into tomato growing and then into mushroom growing.  Both were successful in the immediate post war years but then imports increased and the transport and marketing facilities here could not compete.
==Surnames in 2005==
==Surnames in 2005==

Revision as of 14:25, 5 November 2010

Irish: Cúil na Marbh
Irish grid reference H466315
District Fermanagh District Council
County County Fermanagh
Constituent country Northern Ireland
Sovereign state United Kingdom
Postcode district BT92
Dialling code 028 677 51
Police Northern Ireland
Fire Northern Ireland
Ambulance Northern Ireland
European Parliament Northern Ireland
UK Parliament Fermanagh and South Tyrone
NI Assembly Fermanagh and South Tyrone
List of places: UK • Northern Ireland •

Coolnamarrow is a townland in South-East County Fermanagh, Northern Ireland.

Area 72:2:39 including 20:0:23 water Coolnamarrow, Drumaa and Mount Sedborough Loughs

This townland remained with a branch of the Mayne family. This Robert Mayne lived in Dublin and held this townland together with Corflugh, Mount Darby and Strananerriagh.


  • Coolenemarrowe - Calendar of Patent Rolls of James 265b (1613)
  • Colenemarowe - Ulster Inquisitions Car I $55 (1641)

Coolnamarrow (Irish: Cúil na Marbh) translates as ‘corner or angle of the dead’. We are not sure the correct meaning of this townland. There is evidence of flax holes which are well known to be very bad smelling like something which had died.

Griffiths Valuation 1862

Occupier Lessor Tenement
Patrick Maguire Robert Mayne Land
Francis Johnston Robert Mayne House, Offices and Land
Francis Johnston Robert Mayne Water

1901 Census

Head of Family Landholder (if different)
Mary Anne Johnston
William Johnston

Surnames in 2005

McCabe,       Toye,     Johnston

Former Residents Kettyle

Neighbouring Townlands