"Pollrone", or Poleroan, a parish, in the barony of Iverk, county of Kilkenny, and province of Leinster, 6 miles (N. W.) from Waterford, on the road to Carrick-on-Suir, and on the north-eastern bank of the river Suir; containing 1245 inhabitants. The living is a vicarage, in the diocese of Ossory, united by act of council, in 1680, to the vicarages of Potnescully and Illud, together consituting the union of Poleroan, in the gift of the Corporation of Waterford, in who the rectory is impropriate. There is a glebe-house with a glebe of 4 1/4 acrtes. In the R. C. divisions the parish forms part of the union or district of Moncoin. About 60 children are educated in a private school.
[From A Topographical Dictionary of Ireland (1837)]
Civil Parish: Pollrone. RC Parish: Mooncoin (Carigeen).
Earliest Records: b. Dec 1797; m. Jan 1772.
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Civil Roman Catholic Time FHLC parish parish period number Pollrone Mooncoin 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 Pollrone Afaddy or Silverspring 77 Ossory Pollrone Ballybrassil 260 Ossory Pollrone Ballytarsney 71 Ossory Pollrone Clogga 1067 Ossory Pollrone Doornane 417 Ossory Pollrone Grange 643 Ossory Pollrone Mooncoin 43 Ossory Pollrone Nicholastown 184 Ossory Pollrone Pollrone 699 Ossory Pollrone Portnascully 131 Ossory Pollrone Silverspring or Afaddy 77 Ossory
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