"Lismateige", a denomination or reputed parish, in the barony of Knocktopher, county of Kilkenny, and province of Leinster, 3 miles (S.) from Knocktopher, on the road from Kilkenny to Waterford; containing 931 inhabitants. It anciently formed part of the possesions of the Abbey of Jerpoint; and comprises 2637 statute acres, of which the tithes, are payable to the rector and vicar of Burnchurch, in the diocese of Ossory.
[From A Topographical Dictionary of Ireland (1837)]


Church Records

Civil Parish: Lismateige. RC Parish: part Templeorum; part Aghaviller.
Templeorum - Earliest Records: b. Oct 1803; m. Aug 1815; d. Sep 1803.
Aghaviller - Earliest Record: b. Oct 1847; m. Feb 1848.

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

 Civil           Roman Catholic  Time            FHLC 
parish           parish           period           number 
Lismateige      Templeorum      not available 
Lismateige      Aghaviller pt   not available 

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Historical Geography

Townlands (1851)
 Parish         Townland                Acres   Diocese 
Lismateige      Ballyknockmore          223     Ossory     
Lismateige      Keatingstown            110     Ossory     
Lismateige      Knockmoylan             128     Ossory     
Lismateige      Lismateige              1180    Ossory     

The civil parish of Lismateige contained the following townlands.