Shrule Civil Parish
|Poor Law Union||Carlow|
|Catholic Diocese||Kildare & Leighlin|
SHRUEL, a parish, in the
barony of Slivemargue, Queens's County, and province of Leinster, 2¼ miles
(N.) from Carlow; containing 183 inhabitants. This parish is
situated on the river Barrow, which here separates it from the counties of
Carlow and Kildare; it comprises 784 statute acres, as applotted under the
tithe act. The castle was built in the reign of Elizabeth, soon
after the reduction of Leix to English government, by Sir Robert Hartpool,
constable of Carlow castle, and governor of the Queen's county; his
extensive possessions have since passed through female heirs into other
families. The castle, once of some importance, is a massive pile,
situated on the banks of Barrow; it isnow the residence of Hasting Herring
Cooper, Esq. Hollymount, the seat of Wm. Fishbourne, Esq., is also
in this parish. It is a rectory, in the diocese of Leighlin, forming
part of the union of Slatey; the tithes amount to £46.3.1. In the
R.C. divisions it is held with part of Killabin.
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LDS Film Numbers
|Film Title||Film number(s)|
|Tithe Applotments, 1824||#256685|
|Griffith's Valuation, 1850||#844986|
|1901 Ireland census||# 850462|
|1911 Ireland census||# 2193089|
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|To add your surname||Email IGP County Leix/Laois|
Civil Parish Links
|Tithe Applotments 1824, Shrule Civil Parish, ConnorsGenealogy website|
|Griffith's Valuation 1850, Shrule Civil Parish, ConnorsGenealogy website|
|Griffith's Valuation Index, Shrule Civil Parish, John Hayes' website|
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