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WOOLENGRANGE

"Woolengrange", Woollen-Grange, or Mollgrange, a parish, in the barony of Gowran, county of Kilkenny, and province of Leinster, 5 miles (W.S.W.) from Gowran, on the river Nore; containing, with Blackrath grange, 373 inhabitants. This parish anciently formed part of the possessions of the abbey of Jerpoint: it is a rectory, in the diocese of Ossory, being one of the several denominations that form the union of Burnchurch. In the R. C. divisions it is part of the union or district of Danesfort.
[From A Topographical Dictionary of Ireland (1837)]

Church Records

Civil Parish: Woolengrange. RC Parish: Thomastown.
Earliest Records: b. Jun 1782; m. Jan 1786.
Civil Parish: Woolengrange. RC Parish: Danesfort.
Earliest Records: b. Jan 1819; m. Jan 1824.

Cross reference to Family History Library microfilm (double-check with the Library)
Civil 		Roman Catholic	Time 		FHLC
parish		parish		period		number
Woolengrange	Woolengrange	1782-1833	0926202
				1834-1880	0926203
		Thomastown	1782-1833	0926202
				1834-1880	0926203
Note: A small point of Woolengrange parish was also in Tullaherin R.C. parish.

Historical Geography

Townlands (1851)
Parish		Townland		Acres	Diocese
Woolengrange	Baronsland		83	Ossory    
Woolengrange	Ashglen or Glennafunshoge 68	Ossory    
Woolengrange	Glennafunshoge or Ashglen 68	Ossory    
Woolengrange	Knockanore     		195	Ossory    
Woolengrange	Knockbrack     		42	Ossory    
Woolengrange	Rathcorrig or Rathcusack 170	Ossory    
Woolengrange	Rathcusack or Rathcorrig 170	Ossory    
Woolengrange	Rathduff		373	Ossory    
Woolengrange	Woollengrange		729	Ossory    
Edited by Dennis Walsh, last updated 18 Apr 1999

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