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"Owning", or Beaulieu, also called Bewley, a parish, in the barony of Iverk, county of Kilkenny, and province of Leinster, 4 1/2 miles (N.) from Carrick-on-Suir, and near the confines of the county of Tipperary; containing 1281 inhabitants, and comprising 3652 statute acres, as applotted under the tithe act. The village comprises about 12 houses. The parish is in the diocese of Ossory, the rectory being one of the four denominations consituting the union of Fiddown. In the R. C. divisions it forms part of the union or district of Templeorum, and contains a chapel. About 140 children are educated in two national schools; there is also a Sunday school.
[From A Topographical Dictionary of Ireland (1837)]
see also Brown-Mountain.

Church Records

Civil Parish: Owning. RC Parish: Templeorum.
Earliest Records: b. Oct 1803; m. Aug 1815; d. Sep 1803.

Cross reference to Family History Library microfilm (double-check with the Library)
Civil 		Roman Catholic	Time 		FHLC
parish		parish		period		number
Owning		Templeorum 	not available

Historical Geography

Townlands (1851)
Parish		Townland		Acres	Diocese
Owning		Ballyhenebery    	463	Ossory    
Owning		Ballynacronny		425	Ossory    
Owning		Beatin			182	Ossory    
Owning		Brownmountain   	134	Ossory    
Owning		Curraghmore		576	Ossory    
Owning		Fanningstown    	421	Ossory    
Owning		Garryduff		515	Ossory    
Owning		Garrynarea		510	Ossory    
Owning		Owning      		799	Ossory    
Edited by Dennis Walsh, last updated 17 Apr 1999

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