"Clashacrow", a parish, in the barony of Cranagh, county of Kilkenny, and province of Leinster, 1 1/4 miles (S. S. E.) from Freshford, containing 250 inhabitants. This parish is situated on the river Nore, and on the road from Kilkenny to Freshford, and comprises 979 statute acres, as applotted under the tithe act. It is a rectory, in the diocese of Ossory, and forms part of the union of Freshford. In the R. C. divisions it is also part of the union or district of Freshford.
[From A Topographical Dictionary of Ireland (1837)]
Civil Parish: Clashacrow. RC Parish: Freshford.
Earliest Records: b. Jan 1773; m. Aug 1775.
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Civil Roman Catholic Time FHLC parish parish period number Clashacrow Freshford 1773-1880 0926192
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 Clashacrow Brownstown 83 Ossory Clashacrow Clashacrow 560 Ossory Clashacrow Sart 355 Ossory
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