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"Famma", or Famagh Church, a parish, in the barony of Gowran, county of Kilkenny, and province of Leinster, 1 mile (S. S. E.) from Thomastown, on the road to Innistiogue; containing 128 inhabitants, and comprising 623 statute acres, It is a vicarage, in the diocese of Ossory, forming part of the union of Thomastown; the rectory is impropriate in the Marquess of Ormonde. In the R. C. divisions the parish also it is part of the union or district of Thomastown. Brownsbarn is the residence of John Nixon, Esq.
[From A Topographical Dictionary of Ireland (1837)]

Church Records

Civil Parish: Famma. RC Parish: Thomastown.
Earliest Records: b. Jun 1782; m. Jan 1786.

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

Civil 		Roman Catholic	Time 		FHLC
parish		parish		period		number
Famma		Thomastown	1782-1833	0926202
				1834-1880	0926203

Historical Geography

Townlands (1851)
Parish		Townland		Acres	Diocese
Famma		Brownsbarn       	492	Ossory    
Edited by Dennis Walsh, last updated 12 Apr 1999

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