"Arderra", or Ardera, a townland, in the barony of Iverk, county of Kilkenny, and province of Leinster, 3 1/2 miles (W. N. W.) from Waterford; containing 334 inhabitants. This townland, which anciently was part of the possessions of the abbey of Jerpoint, is bounded on the north by the parish of Ullid, and on the south by that of Rathkyran, of which latter it is, in the civil divisions, considered to form a part, and comprises 804 statute acres. It is in the diocese of Ossory, and is one of eighteen denominations constituting the union of Burnchurch: the tithes amount to £69. In the R. C. divisions it forms part of the union or district of Moncoin.
[From A Topographical Dictionary of Ireland (1837)]


Church Records

Civil Parish: Arderra. RC Parish: Mooncoin
Earliest Records: b. Dec 1797; m. Jan 1772.

Cross reference to Family History Library microfilm (double-check with the Library)

 Civil           Roman Catholic          Time            FHLC 
parish           parish                   period           number 
Arderra         Mooncoin                1856-1880       0979702 

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The transcription of the section for this parish from the National Gazetteer (1868), provided by Colin Hinson.


Historical Geography

Townlands (1851)
 Parish               Townland                Acres   Diocese 
Arderra         Ballincurra North       100     Ossory     
Arderra         Ballincurra South       93      Ossory     
Arderra         Arderra                 583     Ossory     
The civil parish of Arderra contained the townlands of:


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