"Ennisnag", a parish, in the barony of Shillelogher, county of Kilkenny, and province of Leinster, 5 1/2 miles (S.) from Kilkenny, on the King's river, and on the road from Kilkenny to Waterford; containing 550 inhabitants. It comprises 1200 statute acres, of which 10 are woodland, 950 arable, 200 pasture, and about 40 waste. There are two flour-mills. The living is a rectory and vicarage, in the diocese of Ossory, and the corps of the treasurership of the cathedral of St. Canice, Kilkenny, in the patronage of the Bishop. The glebe-house was built in 1821; the glebe comprises 18 acres. The church, a neat modern structure, was erected in 1815. In the R. C. divisions the parish forms part of the union or district of Danesfort.
[From A Topographical Dictionary of Ireland (1837)]


Church Records

Civil Parish: Ennisnag. RC Parish: Danesfort, part Aghaviller (Ballyhale).
Danesfort - Earliest Records: b. Jan 1819; m. Jan 1824.
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 
Ennisnag        Danesfort pt    1819-1876       0926193 
                Aghaviller pt   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 
Ennisnag        Ballycoam               100     Ossory     
Ennisnag        Ennisnag                1240    Ossory     
Ennisnag        Knocknabooly            133     Ossory     
Ennisnag        Lawcus                  261     Ossory     
The civil parish of Ennisnag contained the townlands of:


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