"Kilmadum", or Kilmodum, a parish, in the barony of Gowran, county of Kilkenny, and province of Leinster, 4 1/2 miles (S.) from Castlcomer, on the river Dinin, and the road to Kilkenny; containing 900 inhabitants. It is vicarage, in the diocese of Ossory, forming part of the union of Dunmore; the rectory is impropriate in the corporation of Kilkenny. In the R. C. divisions it is part of the union or district of St. John's. There are two private schools, in which are about 80 children.
[From A Topographical Dictionary of Ireland (1837)]


Church Records

Civil Parish: Kilmadum. RC Parish: Muckalee, part St. John's.
Muckalee - Earliest Records: b. Oct 1801; m. Apr 1809.
St. John's - Earliest Records: b. Apr 1876.

Cross reference to Family History Library microfilm (double-check with the Library)

 Civil           Roman Catholic  Time            FHLC 
parish           parish           period           number 
Kilmadum        Muckalee        1801-1880       0926200 

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Historical Geography

Townlands (1851)
 Parish         Townland                Acres   Diocese 
Kilmadum        Ballyfoyle              1431    Ossory     
Kilmadum        Cloghpook               435     Ossory     
Kilmadum        Drumerhin               387     Ossory     
Kilmadum        Kilmadum                358     Ossory     
Kilmadum        Knockshanbally          453     Ossory     
Kilmadum        Ruthstown               157     Ossory     
Kilmadum        Wildfield               200     Ossory     

The civil parish of Kilmadum contained the following townlands.