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"Kilferagh", or Kilfeara,
a parish, in the barony of Shillelogher,
county of Kilkenny, and province of Leinster; 2 1/2 miles (S. E. by S.)
from Kilkenny, on the river Nore; containing 58 inhabitants. Here is a
constabulary police stastion. Kilfeara is the seat of H. Ryan, Esq.,
and Sheestown, of J. Shee, Esq.; and in the demesne of the latter is a
villa, the property and occasional residence of J. Power O'Shee, Esq.
It is a vicarage, in the diocese of Ossory, forming part of the union
of Burnchurch; the rectory is impropriate in Lady Tynte Caldwell. In the
demesne of Sheestown are the ruins of an ancient church, which is the
burial ground of the Shee family.
[From A Topographical Dictionary of Ireland (1837)]
Civil Parish: Kilferagh. RC Parish: St. Patrick's
Earliest Records: b. Aug 1800; m. Jul 1801.
Cross reference to Family History Library microfilm (double-check with the Library)
Civil Roman Catholic Time FHLC
parish parish period number
Kilferagh St Patrick’s not available
Edited by Dennis Walsh, last updated 17 Apr 1999
Parish Townland Acres Diocese
Kilferagh Kilferagh 365 Ossory
Kilferagh Sheastown 599 Ossory
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