"Dysart", a parish, in the barony of Fassadining, county of Kilkenny, and province of Leinster, 2 1/4 miles (S.) from Castlcomer, on the road to Kilkenny; containing 2501 inhabitants. This parish is situated on the river Dinin; and comprises 2606 statute acres. It is a vicarage, in the diocese of Ossory, appropriate to the vicars choral of the cathedral of St. Canice, Kilkenny; the rectory is impropriate in the representatives of Sir James Tynte, Bart. There is no church; the parishioners attend divine worship at Mothell. In the R. C. divisions it forms part of the union or district of Muckalee. About 90 children are eductaed in a public school.
[From A Topographical Dictionary of Ireland (1837)]
Civil Parish: Dysart. RC Parish: Muckalee, later part Castlecomer
Muckalee - Earliest Records: b. Oct 1801; m. Apr 1809.
Castlecomer - Earliest Records: b. Jan 1812; m. Aug 1842
Cross reference to Family History Library microfilm (double-check with the Library)
Civil Roman Catholic Time FHLC
Dysart Muckalee 1801-1880 0926200
Dysart Castlecomer pt 1812-1880 0926702
1847-1880 0926200 Note: The N.E. half of the parish later became part of Castlecomer.