"Columbkille", Collumbkill, a parish, in the barony of Gowran, county of Kilkenny, and province of Leinster, 1 1/2 mile (N. E.) from Thomastown; containing 779 inhabitants. This parish is situated on the road from Thomastown to Greig, and contains 7113 statute acres. Kilmurry is the seat of Lord Chief Justice Bushe. It is a rectory and vicarage, in the diocese of Ossory, and is part of the union of Thomastown. In the R. C. divisions it forms part of the union or district of Thomastown; the chapel is at Murg. There are two private schools in which are about 60 boys and 50 girls.
[From A Topographical Dictionary of Ireland (1837)]
Civil Parish: Columkille. RC Parish: Thomastown.
Earliest Records: b. Jun 1782; m. Jan 1786. Some 1806 to 1810 missing.
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Civil Roman Catholic Time FHLC parish parish period number Columkille 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 Columbkille Ballyroe 61 Ossory Columbkille Blessington 206 Ossory Columbkille Carrickmourne 200 Ossory Columbkille Columbkille 989 Ossory Columbkille Dangan 409 Ossory Columbkille Jackstown 120 Ossory Columbkille Kilcullen 662 Ossory Columbkille Kiljames Lower 222 Ossory Columbkille Kiljames Upper 248 Ossory Columbkille Kilmurry 371 Ossory Columbkille Knockanroe 59 Ossory Columbkille Mungmacody 552 Ossory Columbkille Ruppa 268 Ossory
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