"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)]


Church Records

Civil Parish: Pollrone. RC Parish: Mooncoin (Carigeen).
Earliest Records: b. Dec 1797; m. Jan 1772.

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

 Civil           Roman Catholic  Time            FHLC 
parish           parish           period           number 
Pollrone        Mooncoin        not available 

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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 
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     
The civil parish of Pollrone contained the townlands of:


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