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KILKEASY

"Kilkeasy", a parish, in the barony of Kncoktopher, county of Kilkenny, and province of Leinster, 2 3/4 miles (S.) from Knocktopher, on the road from Thomastown to Waterford; containing 612 inhabitants, and 5292 statute acres. It is a rectory and vicarage, in the diocese of Ossory, forming part of the union of Knocktopher. In the R. C. divisions it forms part of the union or district of Ballyhale. About 70 children are educated in a private school, and there is also a Sunday school.
[From A Topographical Dictionary of Ireland (1837)]

Church Records

Civil Parish: Kilkeasy. RC Parish: Ballyhale, formerly Aghavillar.
Earliest Records: b. Feb 1843; m. May 1843.

Historical Geography

Townlands (1851)
Parish		Townland		Acres	Diocese
Kilkeasy	Ballybray		427	Ossory    
Kilkeasy	Kilkeasy        	1508	Ossory    
Kilkeasy	Knockmoylan   		1382	Ossory    
Edited by Dennis Walsh, last updated 17 Apr 1999

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