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AGHAVILLER

"Aghaviller", or Aughaviller, a parish in the barony of Knocktopher, county of Kilkenny, and province of Leinster, 3 miles (S. W.) from Knocktpoher, on the road from Kilkenny to Carrick-on-Suir; containing 1887 inhabitants. The farm-houses, being well built and slated, present a neat and comfortable appearance; there is a good freestone quarry in the parish. Castle Morres, the splendid mansion of Harvey de Montmorency, Esq., occupies an elevated site, and has been recently enlarged and improved. Three fairs, called "the fairs of Harvey," are held at Hugginstown. The parish is in the diocese of Ossory, and is a rectory and a vicarage, forming part of the union of Knocktopher. In the R.C. divisions also it is included within the union of Knocktopher, or Ballyhale; it contains two chapels, situated respectively at Newmarket and Hugginstown; in the former is held a Sunday school. Near Castle Morres, within a few yards of the site of the old church, is the lower part of an ancient round tower of breccia, measuring 50 feet in circumference above the base.
[From A Topographical Dictionary of Ireland (1837)]

Church Records

Civil Parish: Aghaviller (part). RC Parish: Aghaviller.     (also see Ballyhale, and Derrynahinch)
Earliest Record: b. Oct 1847; m. Feb 1848.
Civil Parish: Aghaviller (part). RC Parish: Ballyhale.
Earliest Record: b. Aug 1823; m. 1876

Cross reference to Family History Library microfilm (double-check with the Library)

Civil 		Roman Catholic		Time 		FHLC
parish		parish			period		number
Aghaviller	Aghaviller		not available

Historical Geography

Townlands (1851)
Parish		Townland		Acres	Diocese
Aghaviller	Aghaviller		208	Ossory    
Aghaviller	Ballinteskin		506	Ossory    
Aghaviller	Ballinva		132	Ossory    
Aghaviller	Barnadown		551	Ossory    
Aghaviller	Bartonsfarm		64	Ossory    
Aghaviller	Boolyglass       	876	Ossory    
Aghaviller	Brownstown     		105	Ossory    
Aghaviller	Carrickmerlin   	85	Ossory    
Aghaviller	Castlemorris     	513	Ossory    
Aghaviller	Catstown           	536	Ossory    
Aghaviller	Coalpitparks		123	Ossory    
Aghaviller	Condonstown     	322	Ossory    
Aghaviller	Croan			277	Ossory    
Aghaviller	Hugginstown   		327	Ossory    
Aghaviller	Kingsmountain or Mylerstown 390	Ossory    
Aghaviller	Kyleva			225	Ossory    
Aghaviller	Mabbotstown		93	Ossory    
Aghaviller	Mylerstown or Kingsmountain 390	Ossory    
Aghaviller	Newmarket     		185	Ossory    
Aghaviller	Westmoreland  		145	Ossory    
Edited by Dennis Walsh, last updated 17 Apr 2004

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