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"Clashacrow", a parish, in the barony of Cranagh, county of Kilkenny, and province of Leinster, 1 1/4 miles (S. S. E.) from Freshford, containing 250 inhabitants. This parish is situated on the river Nore, and on the road from Kilkenny to Freshford, and comprises 979 statute acres, as applotted under the tithe act. It is a rectory, in the diocese of Ossory, and forms part of the union of Freshford. In the R. C. divisions it is also part of the union or district of Freshford.
[From A Topographical Dictionary of Ireland (1837)]

Church Records

Civil Parish: Clashacrow. RC Parish: Freshford.
Earliest Records: b. Jan 1773; m. Aug 1775.

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

Civil 		Roman Catholic	Time 		FHLC
parish		parish		period		number
Clashacrow	Freshford  	1773-1880	0926192

Historical Geography

Townlands (1851)
Parish		Townland		Acres	Diocese
Clashacrow	Brownstown     		83	Ossory    
Clashacrow	Clashacrow       	560	Ossory    
Clashacrow	Sart			355	Ossory    
Edited by Dennis Walsh, last updated 10 Apr 1999

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