KILTRISK, a parish, in the barony of GOREY, county of WEXFORD, and province of LEINSTER, 6½ miles (S.) from Gorey, on the river Awen-o-varra, and two miles from the Eastern coast; containing 690 inhabitants. This parish comprises 2971 statute acres, as applotted under the tithe act, and chiefly under tillage. It is a rectory, in the diocese of Ferns, forming part of the union of Leskinfere and of the corps of the treasurer ship of Ferns cathedral: the tithes amount to £126, out of which £23. 1. 6. is paid to the perpetual curate of the recently formed ecclesiastical district of Glascarrick, which see. In the R. C. divisions it is part of the union or district of Ballygarret.
from Lewis's Topographical Dictionary of Ireland, 1837.
The transcription of the section for this parish from the National Gazetteer (1868), provided by Colin Hinson.
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