The townland of Lisadian is in the parish of Loughgilly in Armagh County. It is not shown on the map.

"The last 12 townlands form the parish of Balleek, a perpetual cure in the endowment of the rector of Loughgilly, the whole of which pays cess to the church in Carrickananny townland called Balleek church, but the following 4 townlands continue to pay tythe to Loughgilly parish: Lisadian, Rathcarbery, Drumherriff, Tullya." (Ordnance Survey Memoirs 1835-38)

Paterson (Armachiana, Vol. 16, p.25) notes:

The 1826 Schools Commission report describes the school in the townland:

"Lisadien - A pay school under the care of Robert Graham, of the Presbyterian denomination, who was in receipt of 10l per annum. The school met in a thatched barn at which 40 scholars were educated."

The Environment and Heritage Service Sites and Monuments Record (2002) notes the following in this townland:

PRONI records: D.935 (Title deeds and testamentary papers.); D.959/M/15 (Map by J.C. McBride.); D.1129 (Letter re possibility of "getting rid" of Pauper and Cottier tenantry on Wilson estate.); D.1129/1 (Letter re management of Lisadian estate.18 Apr. 1838); OS/6/2/12/1 (Surveyed 1835. Engraved 1835.); OS/6/2/12/2 (Surveyed 1835. Revised 1860. Engraved 1860 (Stat file copy).); OS/6/2/12/3 (Not Received.); OS/6/2/12/4 (Surveyed 1835. Revised 1905-06. Reprinted 1931-1947. Published 1931 with mss markings in red and stamped references 2566, 2567, 2573.); OS/6/2/12/5 (Surveyed 1906. Revised 1948. Levelled 1888 and 1906. Levels revised 1949. Published 1953. (2 copies) - 1 being reprint 1953, 56, 61).); OS/6/2/21/1 (Surveyed 1834-35. Engraved 1835.); OS/6/2/21/2 (Surveyed 1834-35. Engraved 1835. Revised 1860. Revisions engraved 1863.); OS/6/2/21/3 (Surveyed 1834-35. Revised 1906. Published 1908. Reprinted 1921.); OS/6/2/21/4 (Surveyed 1834-35. Revised 1906. Published 1908. (2 copies), Reprints 1934-1957.); OS/6/2/21/5 (Surveyed 1906. Revised 1955. Levelled 1889 and 1906. Published 1958.); VAL/1B/245A, VAL/1B/245B, VAL/1B/245B (1st valuation records.); VAL/12B/10/10A, VAL/12B/10/10B, VAL/12B/10/10C, VAL/12B/10/10D (Valuation annual revision list.); VAL/12B/15/24A (Valuaton annual revision list.); VAL/12B/15/24B, VAL/12B/15/24C, VAL/12B/15/24D (Valuation annual revision list.); VAL/2B/2/4 (Griffith valuation list.); VAL/2B/2/38BC 1862 (Griffith valuation list.C 1862); VAL/1B/24 (1st Valuation Records.).

Parish map with townlands