"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 

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Historical Geography

Townlands (1851)
 Parish               Townland                Acres   Diocese 
Clashacrow      Brownstown              83      Ossory     
Clashacrow      Clashacrow              560     Ossory     
Clashacrow      Sart                    355     Ossory     

The civil parish of Clashacrow contained the following townlands.