"Portnascully", or Portnescully, a parish, in the barony of Iverk, county of Kilkenny, and province of Leinster, 3 miles (N. W.) from Waterford, on the river Suir; containing 1084 inhabitants. It is a vicarage, in the diocese of Ossory, forming part of the union of Poleroan; the rectory is impropriate in the corporation of Waterford. In the R. C. divisions it is part of the union or district of Moncoin, and contains the chapel of Carrigeen. About 240 boys are educated in two private schools; there is also a Sunday school.
[From A Topographical Dictionary of Ireland (1837)]


Church Records

Civil Parish: Portnascully. RC Parish: Mooncoin.
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 
Portnascully    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 
Portnascully    Ballygorey              488     Ossory     
Portnascully    Clasharoe               56      Ossory     
Portnascully    Corluddy                331     Ossory     
Portnascully    Cussana                 124     Ossory     
Portnascully    Glengrant               72      Ossory     
Portnascully    Licketstown             342     Ossory     
Portnascully    Luffany                 444     Ossory     
Portnascully    Moonveen                326     Ossory     
Portnascully    Portnascully            265     Ossory     
The civil parish of Portnascully contained the townlands of:


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