GENUKI Home page
Kilkenny Contents Parishes and Towns

 

BALLYTOBIN

"Ballytobin", a parish, in the barony of Kells, county of Kilkenny, and province of Leinster, 4 miles (S. E.) from Callan; containing 759 inhabitants. It is situated on the road from Callan to Carrick-on-Suir, and comprises 2364 statute acres, as applotted under the tithe act. Ballytobin House, the seat of Abraham Whyte Baker, Esq., is a place of considerable antiquity, and is situated in a fine demesne abounding with timber of aged growth, with a deer park attached. Here is a station of the constabulary police. It is a rectory and vicarage, in the diocese of Ossory, and forms part of the union of Kells. The church is a neat modern edifice with a spire. In the R. C. divisions it is part of the union or district of Donemagan. There are two private schools, in which are about 40 boys and 20 girls.
[From A Topographical Dictionary of Ireland (1837)]

Church Records

Civil Parish: Ballytobin. RC Parish: Dunnamaggan.
Earliest Records: b. Sep 1826; m. Oct 1826.

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

Civil 		Roman Catholic		Time 		FHLC
parish		parish			period		number
Ballytobin	Dunnameggan		not available

Historical Geography

Townlands (1851)
Parish		Townland		Acres	Diocese
Ballytobin	Ballyhall     		279	Ossory    
Ballytobin	Ballytobin		298	Ossory    
Ballytobin	Caherlesk        	1162	Ossory    
Ballytobin	Croghtabeg (Bunbury)	181	Ossory    
Ballytobin	Croghtabeg (Courtown)	189	Ossory    
Ballytobin	Monassa			281	Ossory    
Edited by Dennis Walsh, last updated 10 Apr 1999

Return to top of page