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"Balleen", a parish, in the barony of Galmoy, county of Kilkenny, and province of Leinster, 2 miles (W. N. W.) from Freshford; the population is returned with the parishes of Coolcashin and Sheffin. It comprises about 1409 statute acres, and is a vicarage, in the diocese of Ossory, forming part of the union of Freshford and prebend of Aghoure; the rectory is appropriate to the Dean and Chapter of St. Canice, Kilkenny. In the R. C. divisions it is included in the union or district of Lisdowney. Here are the picturesque ruins of a castle, on a stone of which is inscribed the date 1455.
[From A Topographical Dictionary of Ireland (1837)]
Civil Parish: Balleen. RC Parish: Lisdowney
Earliest Records: b. May 1817; m. Sep 1771.
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Civil Roman Catholic Time FHLC
parish parish period number
Balleen Lisdowney 1771-1880 0926199
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Parish Townland Acres Diocese
Balleen Balleen Little 16 Ossory
Balleen Balleen Lower 592 Ossory
Balleen Balleen Upper or Baunmore 146 Ossory
Balleen Ballykieran or Frankford 457 Ossory
Balleen Baunmore or Balleen Upper 146 Ossory
Balleen Creenkill Beg 113 Ossory
Balleen Creenkill More 250 Ossory
Balleen Foyle North 117 Ossory
Balleen Foyle South 351 Ossory
Balleen Frankford or Ballykieran 457 Ossory
Balleen Lodge 311 Ossory
Balleen Spahill 201 Ossory
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The civil parish of Balleen contained the following townlands.
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