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"Kilbeacon", a parish, in the barony of Knocktopher, county of Kilkenny, and province of Leinster, 8 miles (S. by E.) from Knocktopher, on the road from Kilkenny to Waterford; containing 1049 inhabitants, and 3151 statute acres. It is a vicarage, in the diocese of Ossory, united to the vicarages of Rosinan and Killahy, and in the patronage of the Bishop; the rectory is appropriate to the vicars choral of the cathedral of St. Canice, Kilkenny. There is a glebe of 16 acres. The church is a modern building. In the R. C. divisions this parish forms part of the union or district of Kilmacow. About 160 children are educated in three private schools. At Earlsrath was a large fort, emcompassed by a fosse and a bank about 20 feet high: the enclosed area measured about 70 yards by 55, amd contained some buildings.
[From A Topographical Dictionary of Ireland (1837)]
Civil Parish: Kilbeacon. RC Parish: Mullinavat.
Earliest Records: b. Feb 1843; m. May 1843.
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Civil Roman Catholic Time FHLC
parish parish period number
Kilbeacon Mullinavat 1843-1880 0926201
Note: Mullinavat was created from northern Kilmacow R.C. parish.
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Parish Townland Acres Diocese
Kilbeacon Ballylusky 325 Ossory
Kilbeacon Ballynoony East 417 Ossory
Kilbeacon Ballynoony West 1326 Ossory
Kilbeacon Ballyvatheen 103 Ossory
Kilbeacon Coolanimod North 164 Ossory
Kilbeacon Coolanimod South 113 Ossory
Kilbeacon Earlsrath 144 Ossory
Kilbeacon Garrandarragh 376 Ossory
Kilbeacon Manselscourt 229 Ossory
Kilbeacon Mullinavat 32 Ossory
Kilbeacon Smithstown 169 Ossory
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The civil parish of Kilbeacon contained the following townlands.
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