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"Kilmenan", a parish, in the barony of Fassadining, county of Kilkenny, and province of Leinster, 2 3/4 miles (S. by W.) from Ballynakill, near the river Nore; containing 316 inhabitants, and 1014 statute acres. It is a rectory and vicarage, in the diocese of Ossory, forming part of the union of Attanagh. In the R. C. divisions it is part of the union or district of Ballyragget.
[From A Topographical Dictionary of Ireland (1837)]

Church Records

Civil Parish: Kilmenan. RC Parish: Ballyragget.
Earliest Records: b. 1801; m. Apr 1856. Missing: b, 1806-1855.

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

 Civil           Roman Catholic  Time            FHLC 
parish           parish           period           number 
Kilmenan        Ballyragget     1856-1880       0979702 

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Historical Geography

Townlands (1851)
 Parish         Townland                Acres   Diocese 
Kilmenan        Ballyoskill             480     Ossory     
Kilmenan        Gorteenara              83      Ossory     
Kilmenan        Nicholastown            113     Ossory     
Kilmenan        Russellstown            331     Ossory