"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)]


Church Records

Civil Parish: Dunmore. RC Parish: Muckalee.
Earliest Records: b. Oct 1801; m. Apr 1809.

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

 Civil           Roman Catholic  Time            FHLC 
parish           parish           period           number 
Dunmore         Muckalee        1801-1880       0926200
Dunmore         St John’s       not available 

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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 
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     
The civil parish of Dunmore contained the townlands of:


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