"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)]


Church Records

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.

Cross reference to Family History Library microfilm (double-check with the Library)

 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 

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The transcription of the section for this parish from the National Gazetteer (1868), provided by Colin Hinson.


Historical Geography

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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