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"Sheffin", a parish, in the barony of Galmoy, county of Kilkenny, and province of Leinster; containing 798 inhabitants, and comprising 2452 statute acres, as applotted under the tithe act. It is in the diocese of Ossory; the rectory is appropriate to the Dean and Chapter of the cathedral of Kilkenny, and the vicarage forms part of the union of Freshford, and corps of the prebend of Aghoure. In the R. C. divisions it is part of the union or district of Lisdowney. About 100 children are educated in two private schools.
[From A Topographical Dictionary of Ireland (1837)]
Civil Parish: Sheffin. RC Parish: Lisdowney.
Earliest Records: b. May 1817; m. Sep 1771.
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Civil Roman Catholic Time FHLC
parish parish period number
Sheffin Lisdowney 1771-1880 0926199
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Parish Townland Acres Diocese
Sheffin Ballygowney 265 Ossory
Sheffin Ballyring Lower 172 Ossory
Sheffin Ballyring Upper 350 Ossory
Sheffin Clontubbrid 386 Ossory
Sheffin Graigueswood 254 Ossory
Sheffin Lodge Demesne East 146 Ossory
Sheffin Lodge Demesne West 169 Ossory
Sheffin Monphole 68 Ossory
Sheffin Tentore 238 Ossory
Sheffin Tifeaghna (Browne) 110 Ossory
Sheffin Tifeaghna (Mt. Garret) 212 Ossory
Sheffin Tinnascarty 112 Ossory
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The civil parish of Sheffin contained the following townlands.
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