"Grangemaccomb", Grangeclovan, or Grangeloran, a parish, in the barony of Fassadining, county of Kilkenny, and province of Leinster, 1 mile (S. W.) from Ballyragget, on the river Nore; containing 949 inhabitants, and comprising 5611 1/2 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 it is the head of a union or district, called Conahy, which includes this parish and Maine, and part of the parishes of Kilmocar, Coolcraheen, Three Castles, and Burnchurch; and has a chapel at Conahy.
[From A Topographical Dictionary of Ireland (1837)]
Civil Parish: Grangemaccomb. RC Parish: Conahy, part Lisdowney (old).
Conahy - Earliest Records: b. Jun 1832; m. Jun 1832.
Lisdowney - Earliest Records: b. May 1817; m. Sep 1771.
Cross reference to Family History Library microfilm (double-check with the Library)
Civil Roman Catholic Time FHLC parish parish period number Grangemaccomb Ballyragget pt 1856-1880 0979702 Lisdowney 1771-1880 0926199 1817-1880 0979701 Note: The old R.C. parish of Ballyragget split into Ballyragget and Conahy.
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 Grangemaccomb Ardaloo 401 Ossory Grangemaccomb Connahy 1519 Ossory Grangemaccomb Grange 674 Ossory Grangemaccomb Lisduff 69 Ossory Grangemaccomb Oldtown 556 Ossory Grangemaccomb Shanganny 264 Ossory
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