"Kilbride", a parish, in the barony of Ida, county of Kilkenny, and province of Leinster, 5 1/2 miles (W. by S.) from New Ross, containing 496 inhabitants, 2665 statute acres. It is a vicarage, episcopally united, in 1779, to the that of Kilcoan; the rectory is impropriate in the Rev. John Digby. In the R. C. divisions it forms part of the union or district of Slieuruagh.
[From A Topographical Dictionary of Ireland (1837)]


Church Records

Civil Parish: Kilbride. RC Parish: Slieverue
Earliest Records: b. Nov 1766; m. Feb 1766; d. Dec 1766.

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

 Civil           Roman Catholic  Time            FHLC 
parish           parish           period           number 
Kilbride        Glenmore        not available 
Note: Glenmore was created from northern Slieverue R.C. parish. 

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Historical Geography

Townlands (1851)
 Parish         Townland                Acres   Diocese 
Kilbride        Ballyfasy Lower         349     Ossory     
Kilbride        Ballyfasy Upper         647     Ossory     
Kilbride        Ballywairy              322     Ossory     
Kilbride        Kilbride                378     Ossory     

The civil parish of Kilbride contained the following townlands.