"Gaulskill", a parish, in the barony of Ida, county of Kilkenny, and province of Leinster, 4 miles (N. by W.) from Waterford, on the road to Thomastown; containing 322 inhabitants. It is also called Kiltokegan and Kilskegan, and comprises 1325 acres, including a lake of 100 acres. The ancient castle appears, from a monument in the church, to have formerly belonged to the De Burgo family. It is rectory and vicarage, in the diocese of Ossory, forming part of the union of Dunkitt; near the church is a small glebe. The church was built in 1792. In the R. C. divisions it is part of the union or district of Kilmacow.
[From A Topographical Dictionary of Ireland (1837)]
Civil Parish: Gaulskill. RC Parish: Kilmacow.
Kilmacow - Earliest Records: b. Jul 1858; m. Aug 1858.; d. Jun 1858.
Mullinavat - Earliest Records: b. Feb 1843; m. May 1843.
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Civil Roman Catholic Time FHLC parish parish period number Gaulskill Kilmacow pt 1858-1880 0926198 Mullinavat pt 1843-1880 0926201 Note: The northern 3 civil parishes of the R.C. parish of Kilmacow became Mullinavat.
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 Gaulskill Ballincurragh 158 Ossory Gaulskill Ballykillaboy 64 Ossory Gaulskill Ballynamorahan 104 Ossory Gaulskill Bishopshall 240 Ossory Gaulskill Cappagh 128 Ossory Gaulskill Fahy 355 Ossory Gaulskill Gaulstown 251 Ossory
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