Killyleagh, County Down

Sir Hans Sloane (1660-1753), founder of the British Museum, was born here, north of Downpatrick.

In this same village, Edward Hinks (1792-1866), one of the decipherers of cuneiform, was rector from 1826.

Search the Gazetteer:

Previous entry Next entry
Gazetteer Index Main MacTutor index

An extract from The Mathematical Gazetteer of the British Isles created by David Singmaster

The original site is at THIS LINK