Rathsaran Civil Parish
|Poor Law Union||Donaghmore|
RATHSARAN, a parish, in the
barony of Upper Ossory, Queen's county, and province of Leinster, 2¾
miles (W.) from Rathdowney, on the road from Dublin to Thurles;
containing 868 inhabitants. This parish is bounded on the west by
the county of Tipperary and comprises 2065 statute acres, as applotted
under the tithe act. The living is a rectory and vicarage, in the
diocese of Ossory, and in the patronage of th Bishop; the tithes amount
to £130, and the glebe comprises of 114 acres. The glebe-house was
erected by aid of a gift of £250, and a loan of £550, in 1820, from the
late Board of First Fruits. The church was built in 1797, by aid
of a gift of £500 from the same Board. In the R.C. divisions it
forms part of the union or district of Rathdowney, and contains a
chapel. The parochial school, in which are about 50 children, is
aided by a contribution from the rector, and a grant of £8 per annum
from the Society for Discountenancing Vice.
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LDS Film Numbers
|Film Title||Film number(s)|
|Tithe Applotments, 1823-38||#256679|
|Griffith's Valuation, 1850||#101757|
|1901 Ireland Census||#850469|
|1911 Ireland Census, Townlands: Rossmore, Craigueavallagh||#2193148|
|1911 Ireland Census, Townlands: Borraghaun, Castlegrogan, Eglish, Grogan, Kyleamullaun, Lyroge, Mountoliver, Oldtown, Park, Rathsaran Glebe||#2193150|
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Civil Parish Links
|Griffith's Valuation, Rathsaran Civil Parish, ConnorsGenealogy website|
|Griffith's Valuation Index, Rathsaran Civil Parish, John Hayes website|
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