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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     

The civil parish of Kilmenan contained the following townlands.