"Grangekilree", or Grange-Kilree, a parish, in the barony of Shillelogher, county of Kilkenny, and province of Leinster, 5 miles (S.) from Kilkenny, on the road to West Jerpoint; containing 145 inhabitants, and 1052 statute acres. It is a rectory and vicarage, in the diocese of Ossory, forming part of the union of Burnchurch. In the R. C. divisions the parish it is part of the union or district of Donemagan.
[From A Topographical Dictionary of Ireland (1837)]
Civil Parish: Grangekilree. RC Parish: Dunnamaggan, later Danesfort.
Dunnamaggan - Earliest Records: b. Sep 1826; m. Oct 1826.
Danesfort - Earliest Records: b. Jan 1819; m. Jan 1824.
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Civil Roman Catholic Time FHLC parish parish period number Grangekilree Danesfort 1819-1876 0926193 Dunnamaggan not available
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 Grangekilree Kilree 785 Ossory Grangekilree Wallslough 205 Ossory
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