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KILPATRICK, or DORSAKILE, a parish, in the barony of Demifore, county of WESTMEATH, and province of LEINSTER, 4 miles (S. E.) from Castle-Pollard, on the road to Killucan; containing 416 inhabitants.

It comprises 1388 statute acres; the soil is fertile and principally under tillage, and there is abundance of limestone.

It is a curacy, in the diocese of Meath, forming part of the union of Rathgraff; the rectory is appropriate to the vicars choral of Christ-Church cathedral, Dublin, to whom the tithes, amounting to £110, are payable. In the R. C. divisions it is part of the union or district of St. Mary's. There is a private school, in which about 65 children are educated. Here are the ruins of an old church, with the vestiges of a fortified building nearly adjacent, and part of another fort is on the lands of Tuitestown. There are also five large raths.

from Lewis's Topographical Dictionary of Ireland, 1837.

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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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Historical Geography

The civil parish of Kilpatrick contained the townlands of:
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Land & Property

The entry for Kilpatrick from Griffiths Valuation 1847/64

Tithe Applotment Books 1823/37 for this parish on NAI

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