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"Grangemaccomb", Grangeclovan, or Grangeloran, a parish, in the barony of Fassadining, county of Kilkenny, and province of Leinster, 1 mile (S. W.) from Ballyragget, on the river Nore; containing 949 inhabitants, and comprising 5611 1/2 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 it is the head of a union or district, called Conahy, which includes this parish and Maine, and part of the parishes of Kilmocar, Coolcraheen, Three Castles, and Burnchurch; and has a chapel at Conahy.
[From A Topographical Dictionary of Ireland (1837)]

Church Records

Civil Parish: Grangemaccomb. RC Parish: Conahy, part Lisdowney (old).
Conahy - Earliest Records: b. Jun 1832; m. Jun 1832.
Lisdowney - Earliest Records: b. May 1817; m. Sep 1771.

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

Civil 		Roman Catholic	Time 		FHLC
parish		parish		period		number
Grangemaccomb	Ballyragget pt 	1856-1880	0979702
		Lisdowney	1771-1880	0926199
				1817-1880	0979701
Note: The old R.C. parish of Ballyragget split into Ballyragget and Conahy. 

Historical Geography

Townlands (1851)
Parish		Townland		Acres	Diocese
Grangemaccomb	Ardaloo			401	Ossory    
Grangemaccomb	Connahy           	1519	Ossory    
Grangemaccomb	Grange         		674	Ossory    
Grangemaccomb	Lisduff       		69	Ossory    
Grangemaccomb	Oldtown      		556	Ossory    
Grangemaccomb	Shanganny		264	Ossory    
Edited by Dennis Walsh, last updated 15 Apr 1999

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