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The National Gazetteer of Great Britain and Ireland - 1868

In 1868, the parish of Stonehall contained the following places:

"STONEHALL, a parish in the barony of Corkaree, county Westmeath, province of Leinster, Ireland, 5 miles N. of Mullingar, its post town. The surface, which lies near Lough Dereveragh and Knockbody Hill, consists of a good soil; and is crossed by the road from Rathowen to Castletown-Deloin. There are bog and mountain. The living is a curacy in the diocese of Meath, value with Multifarnham, £250, in the patronage of the Incumbent of Taghmon. There is a small church, near which are the ruins of the old church. Mornington is the chief seat."

[Transcribed from The National Gazetteer of Great Britain and Ireland 1868]
by Colin Hinson ©2018