"Tubbridbritain", Tubbridbrittain, or Tubbridbretain, a parish, in the barony of Cranagh, county of Kilkenny, and province of Leinster, 5 miles (S.W.) from Freshford, on the road to Urlingford; containing 556 inhabitants and comprising 3884 statute acres. It is a vicarage, in the diocese of Ossory, forming part of the union of Aghoure, or Freshford; the rectory is impropriate in the corporation of Kilkenny. In the R. C. divisions the parish forms part of the union or district of Urlingford, and contains a large chapel recently erected. The parochial school, in which about 80 children are taught, is aided by subscriptions; and there is a private school, in which are about 140 children. Here is an ancient castle, consisting of a square tower.
[From A Topographical Dictionary of Ireland (1837)]


Church Records

Civil Parish: Tubbridbritain. RC Parish: Urlingford.
Earliest Records: b. May 1805; m. May 1805.

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

 Civil           Roman Catholic  Time            FHLC 
parish           parish           period           number 
Tubbridbritain  Freshford pt    1873-1880       0926192 
                Urlingford pt   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 
Tubbridbritain  Ballynascarry (Butler)  40      Ossory     
Tubbridbritain  Ballynascarry (Gore)    216     Ossory     
Tubbridbritain  Blanchfieldsbog         168     Ossory     
Tubbridbritain  Craddockstown           249     Ossory     
Tubbridbritain  Garnagale               244     Ossory     
Tubbridbritain  Garranconnell           155     Ossory     
Tubbridbritain  Garryhiggin             132     Ossory     
Tubbridbritain  Glenreagh               157     Ossory     
Tubbridbritain  Kildrinagh              474     Ossory     
Tubbridbritain  Kyleballynamoe          595     Ossory     
Tubbridbritain  Monablanchameen         151     Ossory     
Tubbridbritain  Parks                   86      Ossory     
Tubbridbritain  Rathclevin              137     Ossory     
Tubbridbritain  Skeaghcroum             70      Ossory     
Tubbridbritain  Sragh                   287     Ossory     
Tubbridbritain  Tubbrid Lower           475     Ossory     
Tubbridbritain  Tubbrid Upper           497     Ossory     


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