"Woolengrange", Woollen-Grange, or Mollgrange, 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; containing, with Blackrath grange, 373 inhabitants. This parish anciently formed part of the possessions of the abbey of Jerpoint: it is a rectory, in the diocese of Ossory, being one of the several denominations that form the union of Burnchurch. In the R. C. divisions it is part of the union or district of Danesfort.
[From A Topographical Dictionary of Ireland (1837)]
Civil Parish: Woolengrange. RC Parish: Thomastown.
Earliest Records: b. Jun 1782; m. Jan 1786.
Civil Parish: Woolengrange. RC Parish: Danesfort.
Earliest Records: b. Jan 1819; m. Jan 1824.
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Civil Roman Catholic Time FHLC parish parish period number Woolengrange Woolengrange 1782-1833 0926202 1834-1880 0926203 Thomastown 1782-1833 0926202 1834-1880 0926203 Note: A small point of Woolengrange parish was also in Tullaherin R.C. parish.
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 Woolengrange Baronsland 83 Ossory Woolengrange Ashglen or Glennafunshoge 68 Ossory Woolengrange Glennafunshoge or Ashglen 68 Ossory Woolengrange Knockanore 195 Ossory Woolengrange Knockbrack 42 Ossory Woolengrange Rathcorrig or Rathcusack 170 Ossory Woolengrange Rathcusack or Rathcorrig 170 Ossory Woolengrange Rathduff 373 Ossory Woolengrange Woollengrange 729 Ossory
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