"Glashare", a parish, in the barony of Galmoy, county of Kilkenny, and province of Leinster, 4 1/4 miles (S. by E.) from Rathdowney; containing 619 inhabitants, This parish comprises 2703 statute acres, as applotted under the tithe act. It is a rectory, in the diocese of Ossory, and forms part of the union of Rathdowney. In the R. C. divisions it is part of the union or district of Eirke. About 50 children are educated in a private school. Part of the townland of Rathlogan was split into a separate civil parish.
[From A Topographical Dictionary of Ireland (1837)]
Civil Parish: Glashare. RC Parish: Galmoy, part Johnstown.
Galmoy - Earliest Records: b. Jun 1861; m. Sep 1861.
Johnstown - Earliest Records: b. Aug 1814; m. Feb 1851.
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Civil Roman Catholic Time FHLC parish parish period number Glashare Galmoy 1861-1876 0979701 Johnstown pt 1815-1880 0979700 Note: The old R.C. parish of Eirke was split into Galmoy and Johnstown.
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 Glashare Ballylehaun 418 Ossory Glashare Coolnacrutta 888 Ossory Glashare Glashare 872 Ossory Glashare Rathlogan 146 Ossory
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