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"Killamery", a parish, in the barony of Kells, county of Kilkenny, and province of Leinster, 4 miles (S. by W.) from Callan, on the road from that place to to Carrick-on-Suir; containing 1837 inhabitants. It comprises 6451 statute acres, as applotted under the tithe act. At Garryricken, which is the porperty and was the residence of the Marquess of Ormonde, are some very fine plantations. It is a rectory, in the diocese of Ossory, forming the corps of the prebend of Kilamery, in the gift of the Bishop. The church is a plain structure erected in 1815. The glebe-house was erected in 1818; the glebe comprises five acres. In the R. C. divisions it is the head of a union or district, comprising also the parish of Tullohaught, and containing a chapel at Windgap. The parochial school is aided by the rector; and at Garryricken is a public school, the house for which it was built by the late Marquess of Ormonde. In these schools are about 70 children, and about 100 children are taught in a private school. A monastery of 1000 monks is said to have anciently existed here. Ar Rossamery are the ruins of a small church.
[From A Topographical Dictionary of Ireland (1837)]

Church Records

Civil Parish: Killamery. RC Parish: Windgap.
Earliest Records: b. Aug 1822; m. Sep 1822.

Cross reference to Family History Library microfilm (double-check with the Library)
Civil 		Roman Catholic	Time 		FHLC
parish		parish		period		number
Killamery	Windgap		1822-1882	0926205

Historical Geography

Townlands (1851)
Parish		Townland		Acres	Diocese
Killamery	Butlerswood   		470	Ossory    
Killamery	Coolehill Lower		175	Ossory    
Killamery	Coolehill Upper		402	Ossory    
Killamery	Farranaree         	73	Ossory    
Killamery	Frankfort East		282	Ossory    
Killamery	Frankfort West		278	Ossory    
Killamery	Garranmachenry		433	Ossory    
Killamery	Garryrickin		1067	Ossory    
Killamery	Garrythomas		151	Ossory    
Killamery	Killamery      		608	Ossory    
Killamery	Kiltallaghan   		178	Ossory    
Killamery	Kiltrassy    		395	Ossory    
Killamery	Meallaghmore Lower	175	Ossory    
Killamery	Meallaghmore Upper	149	Ossory    
Killamery	Oldcastle Lower		172	Ossory    
Killamery	Oldcastle Upper		195	Ossory    
Killamery	Pollagh          	35	Ossory    
Killamery	Roscon			283	Ossory    
Killamery	Rossaneny (Morris)	187	Ossory    
Killamery	Rossaneny (Reade)	510	Ossory    
Killamery	Seskin			296	Ossory    
Edited by Dennis Walsh, last updated 17 Apr 1999

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