"Dunnamaggan", or Donemagan, a parish, in the barony of Kells, in the county of Kilkenny, and province of Leinster, 4 miles (E. by S.) from Callan, on the King's river; containing 1162 inhabitants. It comprises 347 statute acres, as applotted under the tithe act; and is a rectory and vicarage, in the diocese of Ossory, forming part of the union of Knocktopher. In the R. C. divisions it is the head of a district, which also comprises the parishes of Kilree, Ballytobin, and Kilmoganny, and part of Kells; and contains the chapels of Donemagan and Kilmoganny. About 155 children are educated in two private schools, and a Sunday school is held in the R. C. chapel.
[From A Topographical Dictionary of Ireland (1837)]


Church Records

Civil Parish: Dunnamaggan. RC Parish: Dunnamaggan.
Dunnamaggan - Earliest Records: b. Sep 1826; m. Oct 1826.
Aghaviller - Earliest Record: b. Oct 1847; m. Feb 1848.

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

 Civil           Roman Catholic  Time            FHLC 
parish           parish           period           number 
Dunnamaggan     Dunnamaggan     not available 
                Aghaviller pt   not available Note: Part of the parish was later included in the R. C. parish of Aghaviller. 

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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 
Dunnamaggan     Ballintee               348     Ossory     
Dunnamaggan     Baunatillaun            14      Ossory     
Dunnamaggan     Bawnhubbamaddereen      77      Ossory     
Dunnamaggan     Baysrath                222     Ossory     
Dunnamaggan     Baysrath                4       Ossory     
Dunnamaggan     Danganmore              375     Ossory     
Dunnamaggan     Dunnamaggan East        212     Ossory     
Dunnamaggan     Dunnamaggan West        293     Ossory     
Dunnamaggan     Killindra               25      Ossory     
Dunnamaggan     Lackendragaun           285     Ossory     
Dunnamaggan     Loughbeg                30      Ossory     
Dunnamaggan     Loughsollish            239     Ossory     
Dunnamaggan     Moanmore                386     Ossory     
Dunnamaggan     Monachunna              107     Ossory     
Dunnamaggan     Monadubbaun             155     Ossory     
Dunnamaggan     Newtown                 189     Ossory     
Dunnamaggan     Raheen                  175     Ossory     
Dunnamaggan     Tuitestown              173     Ossory     
Dunnamaggan     Tuitestown Little       61      Ossory     
Dunnamaggan     Vinesgrove              173     Ossory     


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