"Grangekilree", or Grange-Kilree, a parish, in the barony of Shillelogher, county of Kilkenny, and province of Leinster, 5 miles (S.) from Kilkenny, on the road to West Jerpoint; containing 145 inhabitants, and 1052 statute acres. It is a rectory and vicarage, in the diocese of Ossory, forming part of the union of Burnchurch. In the R. C. divisions the parish it is part of the union or district of Donemagan.
[From A Topographical Dictionary of Ireland (1837)]


Church Records

Civil Parish: Grangekilree. RC Parish: Dunnamaggan, later Danesfort.
Dunnamaggan - Earliest Records: b. Sep 1826; m. Oct 1826.
Danesfort - Earliest Records: b. Jan 1819; m. Jan 1824.

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

 Civil           Roman Catholic  Time            FHLC 
parish           parish           period           number 
Grangekilree    Danesfort       1819-1876       0926193 
                Dunnamaggan     not available 

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Historical Geography

Townlands (1851)
 Parish         Townland                Acres   Diocese 
Grangekilree    Kilree                  785     Ossory     
Grangekilree    Wallslough              205     Ossory     

The civil parish of Grangekilree contained the following townlands.