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"St. Martin", or Templemartin, a parish, in the barony of Gowran, county of Kilkenny, and province of Leinster, 2 1/4 miles (E.) from Kilkenny, on the road to Dublin; containing 17 inhabitants, and comrising 747 statute acres. The rectories and vicarages of St. Martin were united by act of council to those of St. Canice, and together with the rectories and vicarages of Ballybur form the union of St. Canice. In the R. C. divisions it forms part of the union or district of St. Canice.
[From A Topographical Dictionary of Ireland (1837)]

Church Records

Civil Parish: St. Martin. RC Parish: St. Canice's.
Earliest Records: b. Apr 1768; m. Jun 1768.

Cross reference to Family History Library microfilm (double-check with the Library)
Civil 		Roman Catholic	Time 		FHLC
parish		parish		period		number
St Martin	St Canice	1768-1810	0926195
St Martin	Clara pt	1809-1828	0926194

Historical Geography

Townlands (1851)
Parish		Townland		Acres	Diocese
St. Martins	Highrath        	51	Ossory    
St. Martins	Lavistown		255	Ossory    
St. Martins	Lyrath			63	Ossory    
St. Martins	Rathbourn or Ratheenmore 201	Ossory    
St. Martins	Ratheenmore or Rathbourn 201	Ossory    
St. Martins	Templemartin  		210	Ossory    
Edited by Dennis Walsh, last updated 18 Apr 1999

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