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"Earlstown", a parish, in the barony of Shillelogher, county of Kilkenny, and province of Leinster, 2 3/4 miles (E.) from Callan, on the road from Desart to Thomastown; containing 679 inhabitants. The parish is situated in the King's river, here crossed by a stone bridge, and comprises 2916 statute acres. Principal residences are Kilcoran and Newtown House. It is a vicarage, in the diocese of Ossory, forming part of the union of Kells. In the R. C. divisions it is part of the union or district of Callan, and contains a chapel. Here is a private school of about 100 children. At Castle-Eve are the remains of an old castle, with a moat and fortifications; in the Newtown demesne is a square tower castle, in a good state of preservation; and there are some small remains of the old church, with a burial-ground.
[From A Topographical Dictionary of Ireland (1837)]
Civil Parish: Earlstown. RC Parish: Callan.
Earliest Records: b. Jan 1821; m. Jan 1821.
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Civil Roman Catholic Time FHLC
parish parish period number
Earlstown Callan 1821-1880 0926189
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Parish Townland Acres Diocese
Earlstown Castle Eve 548 Ossory
Earlstown Cronoge 16 Ossory
Earlstown Kilbrickan 538 Ossory
Earlstown Newtown (Baker) 647 Ossory
Earlstown Newtown (Shea) 577 Ossory
Earlstown Ovenstown 610 Ossory
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The civil parish of Earlstown contained the following townlands.
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