"Dungarvan", a parish, in the barony of Gowran, county of Kilkenny, and province of Leinster, 3 miles (S.) from Gowran, on the road from Dublin to Waterford; containing 1784 inhabitants, of which number, 75 are in the hamlet. This parish comprises 9134 statute acres, as applotted under the tithe act, and is a contabulary police station. The living is a vicarage, in the diocese of Ossory, and in the patronage of the Crown; the rectory is impropriate in J. Hamilton Bunbury, Esq. The glebe-house was erected in 1813: there is a glebe of 15 acres. The church is a small plain building, erected in 1812. In the R. C. divisions this parish forms part of the union or district of Gowran, and contains a chapel. The parish school is supported by the incumbent, and there are three pay schools, in which about 300 children are instructed. Here is a very large moat, also the ruins of a square castle at Neiglam.
[From A Topographical Dictionary of Ireland (1837)]
Civil Parish: Dungarvan. RC Parish: Gowran.
Earliest Records: b. Jan 1809; m. Jan 1810.
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Civil Roman Catholic Time FHLC parish parish period number Dungarvan Gowran 1809-1880 0926194
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 Dungarvan Bodal 170 Ossory Dungarvan Bramblestown 1442 Ossory Dungarvan Cloghala 577 Ossory Dungarvan Dungarvan 464 Ossory Dungarvan Dungarvan Glebe 48 Ossory Dungarvan Huntingtown 287 Ossory Dungarvan Kilmanaheen 743 Ossory Dungarvan Moanteenmore 454 Ossory Dungarvan Neigham 470 Ossory Dungarvan Raheenroche 740 Ossory Dungarvan Scart 481 Ossory
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