"Owning", or Beaulieu, also called Bewley, a parish, in the barony of Iverk, county of Kilkenny, and province of Leinster, 4 1/2 miles (N.) from Carrick-on-Suir, and near the confines of the county of Tipperary; containing 1281 inhabitants, and comprising 3652 statute acres, as applotted under the tithe act. The village comprises about 12 houses. The parish is in the diocese of Ossory, the rectory being one of the four denominations consituting the union of Fiddown. In the R. C. divisions it forms part of the union or district of Templeorum, and contains a chapel. About 140 children are educated in two national schools; there is also a Sunday school.
[From A Topographical Dictionary of Ireland (1837)]



Church Records

Civil Parish: Owning. RC Parish: Templeorum.
Earliest Records: b. Oct 1803; m. Aug 1815; d. Sep 1803.

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

 Civil           Roman Catholic  Time            FHLC 
parish           parish           period           number 
Owning          Templeorum      not available 

Description & Travel

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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 
Owning          Ballyhenebery           463     Ossory     
Owning          Ballynacronny           425     Ossory     
Owning          Beatin                  182     Ossory     
Owning          Brownmountain           134     Ossory     
Owning          Curraghmore             576     Ossory     
Owning          Fanningstown            421     Ossory     
Owning          Garryduff               515     Ossory     
Owning          Garrynarea              510     Ossory     
Owning          Owning                  799     Ossory     
The civil parish of Owning contained the townlands of:


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