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DUNGARVAN

"Dungarvan", a parish, in the barony of Gowran, county of Kilkenny, and province of Leinster, 3 miles (S.) from Gowran, on the road from Dublin to Waterford; containing 1784 inhabitants, of which number, 75 are in the hamlet. This parish comprises 9134 statute acres, as applotted under the tithe act, and is a contabulary police station. The living is a vicarage, in the diocese of Ossory, and in the patronage of the Crown; the rectory is impropriate in J. Hamilton Bunbury, Esq. The glebe-house was erected in 1813: there is a glebe of 15 acres. The church is a small plain building, erected in 1812. In the R. C. divisions this parish forms part of the union or district of Gowran, and contains a chapel. The parish school is supported by the incumbent, and there are three pay schools, in which about 300 children are instructed. Here is a very large moat, also the ruins of a square castle at Neiglam.
[From A Topographical Dictionary of Ireland (1837)]

Church Records

Civil Parish: Dungarvan. RC Parish: Gowran.
Earliest Records: b. Jan 1809; m. Jan 1810.

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

Civil 		Roman Catholic	Time 		FHLC
parish		parish		period		number
Dungarvan	Gowran		1809-1880	0926194

Historical Geography

Townlands (1851)
Parish		Townland		Acres	Diocese
Dungarvan	Bodal             	170	Ossory    
Dungarvan	Bramblestown    	1442	Ossory    
Dungarvan	Cloghala          	577	Ossory    
Dungarvan	Dungarvan		464	Ossory    
Dungarvan	Dungarvan Glebe		48	Ossory    
Dungarvan	Huntingtown   		287	Ossory    
Dungarvan	Kilmanaheen		743	Ossory    
Dungarvan	Moanteenmore		454	Ossory    
Dungarvan	Neigham        		470	Ossory    
Dungarvan	Raheenroche  		740	Ossory    
Dungarvan	Scart			481	Ossory    
Edited by Dennis Walsh, last updated 12 Apr 1999

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