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Famma

"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 

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Historical Geography

Townlands (1851)
 Parish         Townland                Acres   Diocese 
Famma           Brownsbarn              492     Ossory     

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The civil parish of Famma contained the following townlands.