Coolkerry Civil Parish
County Leix/Laois

Barony Clarmallagh Clarmallagh
Poor Law Union Donaghmore Abbeyleix
Catholic Diocese Ossory Ossory
Catholic Parish Aghaboe Aghaboe


Coolkerry, a parish, in the barony of Upper Ossory, Queen's county, and province of Leinster, 1 mile (E. by S.) from Rathdowney, on the road to Castledurrow; containing 375 inhabitants.  This parish comprises 1720 statute acres, as applotted under the tithe act.  It is a rectory and vicarage, in the diocese of Ossory, entirely impropriate in the Ladies G. and A. Fitzpatrick; the tithes amount to 110, wholly payable to the impropriators, who allow an annual stipend of 10. 10. to the vicar of Aughunacart for performing the clerical duties.  The church is in ruins, and the Protestant parishioners attend the church at Rathdowney.  In the R.C. division the parish forms part of the union or district of Aghavoe.
Topographical Dictionary of Ireland by Samuel Lewis, 1837


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LDS Film Numbers

Film Title Film number(s)
Tithe Applotments, 1823-38 #256593
Griffith's Valuation, 1850 #101757
1901 Ireland Census #850458
1911 Ireland Census #2193075, 2193076
Aghaboe RC  registers, baptisms, 1796-1880; marriages, 1794-1880 #979700
Boyle and Rockingham estates rental book for the year ending November, 1884 #1279266

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Civil Parish Links

Griffith's Valuation Index, Coolkerry Civil Parish, John Hayes' website
Aghaboe RC Parish, church records, ConnorsGenealogy website
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