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DUNMORE

"Dunmore", a parish, in the county of the city of Kilkenny, and province of Leinster, 3 1/2 miles (N.) from Kilkenny, on the road to Durrow; containing 875 inhabitants. It comprises 2264 statute acres, and has a conatbulary police station. The living is a vicarage, in the diocese of Ossory, united with the vicarages of Muckalee and Kilmodum, and in the patronage of the Crown; the rectory is impropriate in the Marquess of Ormonde. The glebe-house was erected in 1816, and the glebe comprises 23 acres. The church is a plain building, recently repaired by the Ecclesiastical Commissioners. In the R. C. divisions the parish forms part of the union or district of Muckalee.
[From A Topographical Dictionary of Ireland (1837)]

Church Records

Civil Parish: Dunmore. RC Parish: Muckalee.
Earliest Records: b. Oct 1801; m. Apr 1809.

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

Civil 		Roman Catholic	Time 		FHLC
parish		parish		period		number
Dunmore 	Muckalee	1801-1880	0926200
Dunmore		St Johnís	not available

Historical Geography

Townlands (1851)
Parish		Townland		Acres	Diocese
Dunmore		Ballyrafton		283	Ossory    
Dunmore		Dunmore			242	Ossory    
Dunmore		Dunmore East		479	Ossory    
Dunmore		Dunmore Park		399	Ossory    
Dunmore		Dunmore West		825	Ossory    
Dunmore		Kirwan's Inch  		148	Ossory    
Edited by Dennis Walsh, last updated 12 Apr 1999

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