Killermogh Civil Parish
|Poor Law Union||Abbeyleix|
Killermogh, or Kildermoy, a
parish, in the barony of Upper Ossory, Queen's county, and province of
Leinster, 1¾ mile (N. by W.) from Durrow, on the road from that place to
Roscrea; containing 1078 inhabitants. It comprises, 2916 statute
acres, of which about 250 are waste land and bog; the remainder is arable
and pasture land. Limestone is obtained for building and burning.
Here is Tentower, the seat of R. Wolfe, Esq. The living is a rectory
and vicarage, in the diocese of Ossory, and in the patronage of the Ladies
Fitzpatrick; the tithes amount to 141. 1. 8¼. The church, which is a
neat building, but not in good repair, was erected in 1796, by aid of a
gift of £500 from the late Board of First Fruits, which also gave £100 and
lent £550, in 1817, for the erection of the glebe-house; the glebe
comprises 306a. 2r. 23p. In the R.C. divisions this parish forms
part of the union or district of Aghavoe. About 100 children are
educated in two public schools, aided by the Ladies Fitzpatrick, and of
which the parochial school is also aided by the rector; and there is a
Sunday-school. St. Columb is said to have founded an abbey here in
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LDS Film Numbers
|Film Title||Film number(s)|
|Tithe Applotments, 1823-38||#256639|
|Griffith's Valuation, 1850||#101757|
|1901 Ireland Census||#850458|
|1911 Ireland Census||#2193075|
|Aghaboe RC registers, baptisms, 1796-1880; marriages, 1794-1880||#979700|
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Civil Parish Links
|Griffith's Valuation, Killermogh Civil Parish, ConnorsGenealogy website|
|Griffith's Valuation Index, Killermogh Civil Parish, John Hayes' website|
|Aghaboe RC Parish, church records, ConnorsGenealogy website|
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