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COUNTY KILKENNY

"Kilkenny, a county of Ireland, province of Leinster, 40 m. long and 20 broad; bounded E by Catherlough and Wexford; W by Tipperary, N by Queen's county, and S by Waterford, containing 510,000 acres, divided into 127 parishes. The soil is generally of a good quality, with little bog land. In the N are excellent quarries for flags; coal is produced in great abundance; in the limestone district are valuable marble quarries; and manganese, iron ore, lead ore, and some indication of copper ore, are perceived in different parts. Chief rivers, the Suire, Barrow, and Nore. It sends 2 members to parliament. Pop. 157,096."
[From The New London Gazetteer (1826)]

INFORMATION RELATED TO ALL OF COUNTY KILKENNY

Archives and Libraries

Kilkenny Public Library Service

Bibliography

Bibliography - from WorldGenWeb.

Cemeteries

Census

Available Census Records and Census Substitutes.

Church Records

Available records: See also:
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Description and Travel

Directories

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Genealogy

General: Online resources: Other: Heritage Centre:

History

Here is the full text of a lengthy illustrated article from the Sheffield Graduate Journal of Archaeology entitled: "Women and personal possessions: 17th-century testamentary evidence from counties Waterford and Kilkenny, Ireland".

Transcription of Samuel Lewis' description of County Kilkenny (1837).

Articles by Dennis Walsh:

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Maps

County Kilkenny Maps from WorldGenWeb:

Names, Geographical

WorldGenWeb's listings of the Baronies, Cities and Towns, Civil Parishes, and Townlands.
County Kilkenny Parish and Town web pages at Genuki.
* Volunteers are needed to host Parish pages or to contribute data.

Newspapers

Listing of Kilkenny newspapers, and where copies can be consulted.

Periodicals

Old Kilkenny Review (annual),
The Secretary, Kilkenny Archeaological Society, Rothe House, Kilkenny

Probate Records

Listing of available Will Abstracts and Indexes.

This page makes extensive use of links to information provided in the WorldGenWeb Kilkenny pages.
Edited by Dennis Walsh, last updated 24 June 2007

Send additions or corrections -- volunteer to help -- email : walshdw@ix.netcom.com with subject line of "Genuki Kilkenny Page".

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