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TEMPLEOUTRAGH, or UPPER-CHURCH, a parish, in the barony of KILNEMANAGH, county of TIPPERARY, and province of MUNSTER, 5 miles (S. E.) from Burris-o-leagh, on the road from Newport to Thurles; containing 2635 inhabitants, and comprising 1285 statute acres, as applotted under the tithe act. It is in the diocese of Cashel; the rectory is impropriate in the Marquess of Ormonde, and the vicarage is appropriate to the Archbishop's mensal: the tithes amount to £202.10. In the R. C. divisions it is the head of a union or district, called Upperchurch, comprising this parish and that of Moyaliffe, in each of which is a chapel: that of Templeoutragh is a large building. There are five private schools, in which are about 300 children.

Some remains of the old church exist.

from Lewis's Topographical Dictionary of Ireland, 1837.

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Description & Travel

The Wikipedia entry for Upperchurch.

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Gazetteers

The transcription of the section for this parish from the National Gazetteer (1868), provided by Colin Hinson.

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Land & Property

Tithe Applotment Books for county Tipperary and its  parishes are available online on the National Archives of Ireland website.

The entry for Upperchurch from Griffiths Valuation 1847/64

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Maps

You can see maps centred on OSI grid reference R9656461216 (Lat/Lon: 52.702447, -8.051561), Upperchurch which are provided by: