"Ballylinch", a parish, in the barony of Gowran, county of Kilkenny, and province of Leinster, 1 mile (N.) from Thomastown; containing 298 inhabitants. It forms part of the estate of Mount Juliet, comprises 165 statute acres. It is a vicarage, in the diocese of Ossory, and is included in the union of Burnchurch; the rectory is a sub-denomination forming part of the Mount Juliet demesne. In the R. C. divisions it is comprehended in the union or district of Thomastown.
[From A Topographical Dictionary of Ireland (1837)]
Civil Parish: Ballylinch. RC Parish: Thomastown.
Earliest Records: b. Jun 1782; m. Jan 1786.
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Civil Roman Catholic Time FHLC parish parish period number Ballylinch Thomastown 1782-1833 0926202 1834-1880 0926203
The transcription of the section for this parish from the National Gazetteer (1868), provided by Colin Hinson.
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Townlands (1851)Parish Townland Acres Diocese Ballylinch Ballydonnell 108 Ossory Ballylinch Ballylinch Demense 817 Ossory Ballylinch Legan 241 Ossory
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