"Dunbell", a parish, in the barony of Gowran, county of Kilkenny, and province of Leinster, 4 miles (S. E.) from Kilkenny, on the road to Gowran; containing 567 inhabitants This parish comprises 4299 statute acres, as applotted under the tithe act. It is a rectory and vicarage, in the diocese of Ossory, forming part of the union of Burnchurch. In the R. C. divisions it is the part of the union or district of Gowran.
[From A Topographical Dictionary of Ireland (1837)]
Civil Parish: Dunbell. RC Parish: Gowran, part Clara.
Gowran - Earliest Records: b. Jan 1809; m. Jan 1810.
Clara - Earliest Records: b. 1779; m. 1778.
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Civil Roman Catholic Time FHLC parish parish period number Dunbell Gowran 1809-1880 0926194 Dunbell Clara 1809-1828 0926194 Note: Clara was created from the northern part of the R. C. parish of Gowran.
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 Dunbell Annfield 83 Ossory Dunbell Carran 289 Ossory Dunbell Clashwilliam 220 Ossory Dunbell Dunbell Big 1298 Ossory Dunbell Dunbell Little 36 Ossory Dunbell Holdenstown 276 Ossory Dunbell Smithstown 375 Ossory
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