GENUKI Home page
Kilkenny Contents Parishes and Towns



"Kilmacar", or Kilmocar, a parish, in the barony of Fassadining, county of Kilkenny, and province of Leinster, 3 1/4 miles (S. W.) from Castlcomer, near the river Nore; containing 1413 inhabitants. It comprises 4860 statute acres, of which about two-thirds are arable and pasture, and the remainder mountain. The living is a vicarage, in the diocese of Ossory, and in the patronage of the Bishop; the rectory is impropriate in the Marquess of Ormonde. In the R. C. divisions it is partly in the union or district of Cohany, and partly in that of Ballyragget. There are two private schools, in which about 120 children are educated.
[From A Topographical Dictionary of Ireland (1837)]

Church Records

Civil Parish: Kilmocar. RC Parish: part Ballyragget, part Conahy.
Ballyragget - Earliest Records: b. 1801; m. Apr 1856.
Cohany - Earliest Records: b. Jun 1832; m. Jun 1832.

Cross reference to Family History Library microfilm (double-check with the Library)
Civil 		Roman Catholic	Time 		FHLC
parish		parish		period		number
Kilmacar	Conahy pt	1832-1880	0926191
		Ballyragget	1856-1880	0979702
		Castlecomer pt	1812-1880	0926702
				1847-1880	0926200

Historical Geography

Townlands (1851)
Parish		Townland		Acres	Diocese
Kilmacar	Ballyhimmin    		347	Ossory    
Kilmacar	Byrnesgrove     	725	Ossory    
Kilmacar	Clashduff Lower		39	Ossory    
Kilmacar	Clashduff Upper		188	Ossory    
Kilmacar	Commons			50	Ossory    
Kilmacar	Coolnacoppoge or Coolnambrisklaun 130	Ossory    
Kilmacar	Coolnambrisklaun or Coolnacappoge 130	Ossory    
Kilmacar	Kilmacar		813	Ossory    
Kilmacar	Maudlin			319	Ossory    
Kilmacar	Moyne			141	Ossory    
Kilmacar	Rathkyle		769	Ossory    
Kilmacar	Sleveen			133	Ossory    
Kilmacar	Tinalintan  		253	Ossory    
Kilmacar	Tomakeany     		191	Ossory    
Kilmacar	Toor Beg       		287	Ossory    
Kilmacar	Toor More      		423	Ossory    
Edited by Dennis Walsh, last updated 17 Apr 1999

Return to top of page