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"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
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Civil Roman Catholic Time FHLC
parish parish period number
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.
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Parish Townland Acres Diocese
Dysart Ballycomy 269 Ossory
Dysart Clashduff 263 Ossory
Dysart Coan East 1720 Ossory
Dysart Coan West 1496 Ossory
Dysart Damerstown East 532 Ossory
Dysart Damerstown West 338 Ossory
Dysart Dysart Glebe 144 Ossory
Dysart Julianstown 97 Ossory
Dysart Knockanaddoge 1163 Ossory
Dysart Smithstown 689 Ossory
Dysart Uskerty 1222 Ossory
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The civil parish of Dysart contained the following townlands.
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