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GRANGEKILREE

"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

Historical Geography

Townlands (1851)
Parish		Townland		Acres	Diocese
Grangekilree	Kilree			785	Ossory    
Grangekilree	Wallslough  		205	Ossory    
Edited by Dennis Walsh, last updated 15 Apr 1999

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