"Kilmacar", or Kilmocar, a parish, in the barony of Fassadining, county of Kilkenny, and province of Leinster, 3 1/4 miles (S. W.) from Castlcomer, near the river Nore; containing 1413 inhabitants. It comprises 4860 statute acres, of which about two-thirds are arable and pasture, and the remainder mountain. The living is a vicarage, in the diocese of Ossory, and in the patronage of the Bishop; the rectory is impropriate in the Marquess of Ormonde. In the R. C. divisions it is partly in the union or district of Cohany, and partly in that of Ballyragget. There are two private schools, in which about 120 children are educated.
[From A Topographical Dictionary of Ireland (1837)]
Civil Parish: Kilmocar. RC Parish: part Ballyragget, part Conahy.
Ballyragget - Earliest Records: b. 1801; m. Apr 1856.
Cohany - Earliest Records: b. Jun 1832; m. Jun 1832.
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Civil Roman Catholic Time FHLC parish parish period number Kilmacar Conahy pt 1832-1880 0926191 Ballyragget 1856-1880 0979702 Castlecomer pt 1812-1880 0926702 1847-1880 0926200
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 Kilmacar Ballyhimmin 347 Ossory Kilmacar Byrnesgrove 725 Ossory Kilmacar Clashduff Lower 39 Ossory Kilmacar Clashduff Upper 188 Ossory Kilmacar Commons 50 Ossory Kilmacar Coolnacoppoge or Coolnambrisklaun 130 Ossory Kilmacar Coolnambrisklaun or Coolnacappoge 130 Ossory Kilmacar Kilmacar 813 Ossory Kilmacar Maudlin 319 Ossory Kilmacar Moyne 141 Ossory Kilmacar Rathkyle 769 Ossory Kilmacar Sleveen 133 Ossory Kilmacar Tinalintan 253 Ossory Kilmacar Tomakeany 191 Ossory Kilmacar Toor Beg 287 Ossory Kilmacar Toor More 423 Ossory
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