Rathpiper South Townland
County Leix/Laois

Civil Parish Rathdowney
Barony Clandonagh
Poor Law Union Donaghmore
Catholic Diocese Ossory
Catholic Parish Rathdowney


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Available Catholic Records at NLI
(other than county heritage centers)

NLI=National Library in Ireland, Dublin
POS=film number

Type Dates Where
Baptisms 1763-1880 (with gaps) Pos 5013, 5014
Marriages 1769-1880 (with gaps) Pos 5013, 5014


Church Records

Surname Record Type Info Contact
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LDS Film Numbers

Film Title Film number(s)
Tithe Applotments, 1823-38 #256678
Griffith's Valuation, 1850 #101757
The Queens County Estate (county Leix) included the parishes of Coolkerry and Rathdowney; rental book for the year ending November, 1884 : with accounts for 1885 #1279266
1901 Ireland census #850458, 850459, 850469
1911 Ireland census #2193075-7, 2193148-50

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Town(land) Links

Rathdowney Griffith's Valuation Index, John Hayes' website
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Information to be added:
     Description of town
     etc. etc. etc.


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