Glashare Civil Parish
County Leix/Laois

Barony Clarmallagh
Poor Law Union Abbeyleix
Catholic Diocese Ossory
Catholic Parish Lisdowney
The 1851 Townland Index also has this civil parish in County Kilkenny, Urlingford PLU, Galmoy Barony


GLASHARE, a parish, in the barony of Galmoy, county of Kilkenny, and province of Leinster, 4 miles (S. by E.) from Rathdowney; containing 619 inhabitants.  This parish comprises 2703 statute acres, as applotted under the tithe act, and valued at 1824.  It is a rectory, in the diocese of Ossary, and forms part of the union of Rathdowney.  The tithes amount to 100.  In the R.C. divisions it is part of the union or district of Eirke.  About 50 children are educated in a private school.
Topographical Dictionary of Ireland by Samuel Lewis, 1837


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LDS Film Numbers

Film Title Film number(s)
Tithe Applotments, 1823-38 #256646
Griffith's Valuation, 1850 #101757
1901 Ireland Census, Townland: Gorteennahilla #850458
1911 Ireland Census, Townland: Gorteennahilla #2193073

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Civil Parish Links

Griffith's Valuation, Glashare Civil Parish, ConnorsGenealogy website
Griffith's Valuation Index, Glashare Civil Parish, John Hayes' website
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