Kildellig Civil Parish
County Leix/Laois

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


Kildellig, or Kildellygly, a parish, in the barony of Upper Ossory, Queen's county, and province of Leinster, 3 miles (S.E. by S.) from Burros-in-Ossory, on the road from Mountrath in Rathdowney; contain 303 inhabitants.  it comprises 1103 statute acres, as applotted under the tithe act, and is a rectory, in the diocese of Ossory, forming part of the union of Rathdowney; the tithes amount to 57. 10.  In the R.C. divisions it forms part of the union or district of Aghadoe.  About 40 children are educated in a private school.  A religious establishment existed here at an early period, the last mention of which is in 885, when the abbot was killed by the Danes.
Topographical Dictionary of Ireland by Samuel Lewis, 1837


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LDS Film Numbers

Film Title Film number(s)
Tithe Applotments, 1823-38 #256629
Griffith's Valuation, 1850 #101757
1901 Ireland Census #850458, 850459
1911 Ireland Census #2193076
Aghaboe RC  registers, baptisms, 1796-1880; marriages, 1794-1880 #979700

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Civil Parish Links

Griffith's Valuation, Kildellig Civil Parish, ConnorsGenealogy website
Griffith's Valuation Index, Kildellig Civil Parish, John Haye's website
Aghaboe RC Parish, church records, ConnorsGenealogy website
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