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KILFERAGH

"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)]

Church Records

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

Historical Geography

Townlands (1851)
Parish		Townland		Acres	Diocese
Kilferagh	Kilferagh        	365	Ossory    
Kilferagh	Sheastown		599	Ossory    
Edited by Dennis Walsh, last updated 17 Apr 1999

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