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Graystown

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GRAYSTOWN, a parish, in the barony of Slievardagh, county of Tipperary, and province of Munster, l¼ mile (S.W.) from Killenaule; containing 2190 inhabitants. It comprises 5957 statute acres, as applotted under the tithe act, and valued at £3229 per annum. Here is Noan, the seat of the Taylor family.

Fairs are held in July and Nov. The Killenaule coal field, which is described in the article on the county, is in this parish. It is a rectory and vicarage, in the diocese of Cashel, forming part of the union of Templeneiry and corps of the precentorship of Cashel cathedral: the tithes amount to £260. There is a public school of 130 children, also two private schools, in which 180 children are educated.

from Lewis's Topographical Dictionary of Ireland, 1837.

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