Sleaty Civil Parish
|Poor Law Union||Carlow|
|Catholic Diocese||Kildare & Leighlin|
|Catholic Parish||Graigue (Killeshin)|
SLATEY, SLEATY or SLETTY, a
parish, in the barony of Slievemargue, Queen's county, and province of
Leinster, 1¼ mile (N.N.W.) from Carlow; containing 189 inhabitants.
This parish, which is situated on the river Barrow, comprises 656
statute acres, as applotted under the tithe act, and valued at £728 per
annum. Knockbeg is the residence of W. Carruthers, Esq.; and here
is also that of Gerald Byrne, Esq. The living is a rectory, in the
diocese of Leighlin, united to that of Shruel, and in the patronage of
the Bishop: the tithes amount to £60, and the gross value of the
benefice is £106. 3. 1. In the R.C. divisions it forms part of the
union or district of Killeshin. Here is a hedge school of 10 boys
and 4 girls. St. Fiech is said to have founded a church and
bishoprick here, in the fifth century, the latter of which was
afterwards transferred to Leighlin; in the churchyard are two stone
crosses of remote antiquity; and there are ruins of a small church
called Slieb-teach, or "The House near the Mountains," which is
said to have been originally a place of great importance.
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LDS Film Numbers
|Film Title||Film number(s)|
|Tithe Applotments, 1829/31||#256686|
|Griffith's Valuation, 1850||#101757|
|1901 Ireland Census||#850462|
|1911 Ireland Census, Townland: Knockbeg||#2193089|
|1911 Ireland Census Townland: Sleaty||#2193090|
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Civil Parish Links
|Griffith's Valuation, Sleaty Civil Parish, ConnorsGenealogy website|
|Griffith's Valuation Index, Sleaty Civil Parish, John Hayes' website|
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