, and partly in that of Easington. "The manor of Kelloe, which is situated near the road from Stockton to Durham, and comprises about 1500 acres, appears to have given name to the family of Kelloe or Kellaw, of whom Richard de Kellaw, a native of the parish, was Bishop of
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During the era when a person's name, tribe and posterity was one of his most important possessions, many different spellings were found in the archives examined. Kilough occurred in many references, and spelling variations
of the name found included Kellow, Kello, Kelloe and others.
Gradually becoming disenchanted with life in Ireland
many of these uprooted families sailed aboard the armada of sailing ships known as the "White Sails" which plied the stormy Atlantic. These overcrowded ships often arrived with only 60 to 70% of their original passenger list, many dying of illness and the elements, were buried at sea. In North America, early immigrants bearing the family name Kilough, or a spelling variation of the surname include: R. and W. Kellow settled in Baltimore Maryland in 1822.