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From: Dora Smith <>
Subject: location of Polkelly Castle
Date: Thu, 19 Aug 1999 11:12:55 -0400 (EDT)

I can find only one reference to Polkelly or Polkelli ever being a place,
let alone where it is, on the Web. In a site on Edgar Allen Poe, there is
a reference to David Poe of "Polkelly, on a farm bordering Fenwick and
Stewarton, seven miles from Irvine". Apparently Poe's ancestry is a bit
vague, and this David Poe, an outlaw and covanteer of Ayrshire in 1666 who
escaped to Ireland and had progeny there, is a likely ancestor of his...

Dora Smit

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