"Treadingstown", or Ballyreddin, a parish, in the barony of Gowran, county of Kilkenny, and province of Leinster, 5 miles (W.S.W.) from Gowran, on the river Nore: the population is returned with the parish of Killarney. This small parish comprises only 704 statute acres: it is a rectory, in the diocese of Ossory, entirely appropriate to the economy estate of the cathedral of St. Canice, Kilkenny. In the Roman Catholic divisions it forms part of the union or district of Danesfort.
[From A Topographical Dictionary of Ireland (1837)]


Church Records

Civil Parish: Treadingstown. RC Parish: Danesfort.
Earliest Records: b. Jan 1819; m. Jan 1824.
Civil Parish: Treadingstown. RC Parish: Thomastown.
Earliest Records: b. Jun 1782; m. Jan 1786.

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

 Civil           Roman Catholic  Time            FHLC 
parish           parish           period           number 
Treadingstown   Tullaherin pt   1782-1833       0926202 
                                1834-1880       0926203 
Note: Tullaherin was formed from Danesfort and Thomastown R.C. parishes.  

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 
Treadingstown   Ballyredding North      235     Ossory     
Treadingstown   Ballyredding South      53      Ossory     
Treadingstown   Ballyredding West       18      Ossory     
Treadingstown   Bennettsbridge          403     Ossory     
The civil parish of Treadingstown contained the townlands of:


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