"Dunmore", a parish, in the county of the city of Kilkenny, and province of Leinster, 3 1/2 miles (N.) from Kilkenny, on the road to Durrow; containing 875 inhabitants. It comprises 2264 statute acres, and has a conatbulary police station. The living is a vicarage, in the diocese of Ossory, united with the vicarages of Muckalee and Kilmodum, and in the patronage of the Crown; the rectory is impropriate in the Marquess of Ormonde. The glebe-house was erected in 1816, and the glebe comprises 23 acres. The church is a plain building, recently repaired by the Ecclesiastical Commissioners. In the R. C. divisions the parish forms part of the union or district of Muckalee.
[From A Topographical Dictionary of Ireland (1837)]
Civil Parish: Dunmore. RC Parish: Muckalee.
Earliest Records: b. Oct 1801; m. Apr 1809.
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Civil Roman Catholic Time FHLC parish parish period number Dunmore Muckalee 1801-1880 0926200 Dunmore St John’s not available
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 Dunmore Ballyrafton 283 Ossory Dunmore Dunmore 242 Ossory Dunmore Dunmore East 479 Ossory Dunmore Dunmore Park 399 Ossory Dunmore Dunmore West 825 Ossory Dunmore Kirwan's Inch 148 Ossory
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