Monksgrange Civil Parish
County Leix/Laois

Barony Ballyadams
Poor Law Union Athy
Catholic Diocese Kildare & Leighlin
Catholic Parish Arles


GRANGE, or GRANGEMONK, also called MONKSGRANGE, a parish, in the barony of Ballyadams, Queen's county, and province of Leinster, 4 miles (N.) from Carlow, on the river Barrow; containing 240 inhabitants.  This parish comprises 841 statute acres, as applotted under the tithe act, and valued at 490 per annum.  It is a vicarage, in the diocese of Leighlin, and in the gift of G. Hartpole, Esq., in whom the rectory is impropriate.  The tithes amount to 55. 7. 8., of which 36. 18. 5. is payable to the impropriator, and the remainder to the vicar.  There is neither church, glebe-house, nor glebe.  In the R.C. divisions it forms part of the union or district of Mayo, or Arles and Ballylinan.  There is an old churchyard, which is the burial-place of the Hartpole family, also the ruins of a castle.
Topographical Dictionary of Ireland by Samuel Lewis, 1837


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LDS Film Numbers

Film Title Film number(s)
Tithe Applotments, 1833 #256667
Griffith's Valuation, 1850 #101757
1901 Ireland Census #850459
1911 Ireland Census, Townland: Grange #2193078

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Civil Parish Links

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