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DUNNAMAGGAN

"Dunnamaggan", or Donemagan, a parish, in the barony of Kells, in the county of Kilkenny, and province of Leinster, 4 miles (E. by S.) from Callan, on the King's river; containing 1162 inhabitants. It comprises 347 statute acres, as applotted under the tithe act; and is a rectory and vicarage, in the diocese of Ossory, forming part of the union of Knocktopher. In the R. C. divisions it is the head of a district, which also comprises the parishes of Kilree, Ballytobin, and Kilmoganny, and part of Kells; and contains the chapels of Donemagan and Kilmoganny. About 155 children are educated in two private schools, and a Sunday school is held in the R. C. chapel.
[From A Topographical Dictionary of Ireland (1837)]

Church Records

Civil Parish: Dunnamaggan. RC Parish: Dunnamaggan.
Dunnamaggan - Earliest Records: b. Sep 1826; m. Oct 1826.
Aghaviller - Earliest Record: b. Oct 1847; m. Feb 1848.

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

Civil 		Roman Catholic	Time 		FHLC
parish		parish		period		number
Dunnamaggan	Dunnamaggan	not available
		Aghaviller pt	not available
Note: Part of the parish was later included in the R. C. parish of Aghaviller.

Historical Geography

Townlands (1851)
Parish		Townland		Acres	Diocese
Dunnamaggan	Ballintee		348	Ossory    
Dunnamaggan	Baunatillaun		14	Ossory    
Dunnamaggan	Bawnhubbamaddereen	77	Ossory    
Dunnamaggan	Baysrath		222	Ossory    
Dunnamaggan	Baysrath		4	Ossory    
Dunnamaggan	Danganmore		375	Ossory    
Dunnamaggan	Dunnamaggan East	212	Ossory    
Dunnamaggan	Dunnamaggan West	293	Ossory    
Dunnamaggan	Killindra		25	Ossory    
Dunnamaggan	Lackendragaun		285	Ossory    
Dunnamaggan	Loughbeg		30	Ossory    
Dunnamaggan	Loughsollish		239	Ossory    
Dunnamaggan	Moanmore		386	Ossory    
Dunnamaggan	Monachunna		107	Ossory    
Dunnamaggan	Monadubbaun		155	Ossory    
Dunnamaggan	Newtown      		189	Ossory    
Dunnamaggan	Raheen       		175	Ossory    
Dunnamaggan	Tuitestown   		173	Ossory    
Dunnamaggan	Tuitestown Little  	61	Ossory    
Dunnamaggan	Vinesgrove      	173	Ossory    
Edited by Dennis Walsh, last updated 12 Apr 1999

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