"Kilderry", a parish, in the barony of Gowran, county of Kilkenny, and province of Leinster; 4 miles (N. E. by N.) from Kilkenny; containing 718 inhabitants. It comprises 2153 statute acres, as applotted under the tithe act, and is a rectory and vicarage, in the diocese of Ossory, forming part of the union of Mothell. In the R. C. divisions it is part of the union or district of St. John's.

[From A Topographical Dictionary of Ireland (1837)]


Church Records

Civil Parish: Kilderry. RC Parish: St. John's
Earliest Records: b. Jan 1789; m. Jun 1789.

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

 Civil           Roman Catholic  Time            FHLC 
parish           parish           period           number 
Kilderry        St John’s       not available 

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Historical Geography

Townlands (1851)
 Parish         Townland                Acres   Diocese 
Kilderry        Ballysallagh            617     Ossory     
Kilderry        Feathallagh             295     Ossory     
Kilderry        Kilderry                419     Ossory     
Kilderry        Kilmagar                342     Ossory     
Kilderry        Ossoryhill              518     Ossory     

The civil parish of Kilderry contained the following townlands.