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TULLAHERIN

"Tullaherin", or Tullowherin, a parish, in the barony of Gowran, county of Kilkenny, and province of Leinster, 3 1/4 miles (S.S.W.) from Gowran, on the road to Thomastown; containing 895 inhabitants, and comprising 5122 statute acres, as applotted under the tithe act. It is a rectory and vicarage, in the diocese of Ossory, the rectory being the corps of the precentorship, and the vicarage forming part of the union of Kilfane and corps of the archdeaconry, both in the patronage of the Bishop. In the R. C. divisions it forms part of the union or district of Thomastown, and contains a chapel. Here is one of the ancient round towers, which at three feet from the ground is about 50 feet in circumference, and has an entrance at the height of about 12 feet; the upper part, near the summit, appears to have been lighted by eight windows, of which four still remain; it is built of silicious breccia, but the contiguous church, which is also an ancient edifice, and in ruins, is contructed of limetsone.
[From A Topographical Dictionary of Ireland (1837)]

Church Records

Civil Parish: Tullaherin. RC Parish: Thomastown.
Earliest Records: b. Jun 1782; m. Jan 1786.

Cross reference to Family History Library microfilm (double-check with the Library)
Civil 		Roman Catholic	Time 		FHLC
parish		parish		period		number
Tullaherin	Tullaherin	1782-1833	0926203
				1834-1990	0926203
Note: Tullherin R.C. parish was formed from northern Thomastown. 

Historical Geography

Townlands (1851)
Parish		Townland		Acres	Diocese
Tullaherin	Ballykeoghan      	45	Ossory    
Tullaherin	Ballynaboley		685	Ossory    
Tullaherin	Baronsland		36	Ossory    
Tullaherin	Bishopslough East   	15	Ossory    
Tullaherin	Bishopslough Newtown  	574	Ossory    
Tullaherin	Bishopslough South    	189	Ossory    
Tullaherin	Bishopslough West    	98	Ossory    
Tullaherin	Blackwell        	160	Ossory    
Tullaherin	Boheragaddy     	250	Ossory    
Tullaherin	Carran         		179	Ossory    
Tullaherin	Castlefield        	196	Ossory    
Tullaherin	Cloghala          	35	Ossory    
Tullaherin	Crowbally		144	Ossory    
Tullaherin	Dungarvan		41	Ossory    
Tullaherin	Earlsquarter		126	Ossory    
Tullaherin	Kilbline         	690	Ossory    
Tullaherin	Loughboreen		212	Ossory    
Tullaherin	Newhouse     		598	Ossory    
Tullaherin	Smithstown		9	Ossory    
Tullaherin	Tullaherin    		759	Ossory    
Edited by Dennis Walsh, last updated 18 Apr 1999

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