"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)]
Civil Parish: Portnascully. RC Parish: Mooncoin.
Earliest Records: b. Dec 1797; m. Jan 1772.
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Civil Roman Catholic Time FHLC parish parish period number Portnascully 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 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
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