"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)]


Church Records

Civil Parish: Dungarvan. RC Parish: Gowran.
Earliest Records: b. Jan 1809; m. Jan 1810.

Cross reference to Family History Library microfilm (double-check with the Library)

 Civil           Roman Catholic  Time            FHLC 
parish           parish           period           number 
Dungarvan       Gowran          1809-1880       0926194 

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The transcription of the section for this parish from the National Gazetteer (1868), provided by Colin Hinson.


Historical Geography

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     
The civil parish of Dungarvan contained the townlands of:


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