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1905 Henry Fyers Crampton.

Curates.

1727 Edward Thompson.
1766 Mr. Newcombe.
1860 G. A. Samuels.



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APPENDIX



UNION OF DELVIN.
Consists of Delvin, Clonarney, Killallon, and Killua.

Clonarney was united to Delvin in 1821. Killallon
and Killua were formed into a Union in 1782. They
were joined to Delvin in 1898. Delvin Church (St.
Mary) is ancient. Killallon Church (St. John the
Evangelist) was built early in the nineteenth century.



DELVIN.

1399 Jhn Mortagh.
1406 William Sylk.
John Mey, 1444.

Edward Hatton (1615).
1632 Launcelot Lowther.
1665 Robert Barthrem.
1667 William Leigh.

Humphrey Leigh (1674).
1685 Samuel Hodson.
1709 Leonard Hodson.

Samuel Hodson (1720).
i729*Moore Booker.
1758 George Erwing.
1776 Walter Bagot.
1797 Thomas Stephens.

1812 Henry Moore.

1813 Henry Fitzgerald.
1854 Andrew L. Savage.
1856 Edward Batty.

1879 Nicholas Gyles Carew.
1890 Adrian Graves
O'Donoghue.

Curates.

Henry Pourdam (1674).

Robert H. Dunne (1843).
1898 Thomas Carey.
1900 Henry Minchin Lloyd.

CLONARNEY.

Edward Hatton (1622)
1681 William Lightburne.
1684 John Read.

1703 John Hill.

Arthur Reynell, 1784.
1784 Edward Reynell.



1622.



1788 Peter Carlton.

1790 Thomas Wildridge Shiel.

1798 Mark Wainwright.

1820 Henry Fitzgerald.

1821 United to Delvin.

KILLALLON.

13 Conrad Western-field.
John Okkarwill. 1
John Asserby. 1
Thomas de Everdon

(I398)- 1

Thomas Plunket (1550).
Richard Lindsor (1604).

1617 Thomas Greeves.

Richard Purdam,
1662 Thomas Bladen, D.I).
1703 Ralph Lambert.
1709 Richard Moreton.

Thomas Harrison, 1714.
1714 Robert Lestrange.
1730 Hugh Vaughan.

Hugh Allen (1733).
1766 Joseph Pasley.
1772 Nathaniel Preston.
1796 George Leslie Greesson.

1821 Thomas Westropp.

1822 Richard Hercules

Langrishe.

1836 Joshua Darcey.
1850 Anthony Blackburne.
1875 Thomas Rudd.
1808 United to Delvin.



Curates.
F. R. Sadleir.
1846 John Finnerty.
1870 Edward J. A. Percy.



1 Disputed election between these three.



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325



KlLLUA.

1617 Thomas Greaves.
1665 Robert Barthrem.
1667 William or Humphrey
Leigh.



1684 Samuel Hudson.
1693 James Hudson.
1709 Leonard Hudson.
1729 Jeremiah Walsh.
1782 United to Killallon.



UNION OF MOYLISCAR.

Consists of Moyliscar, Lynn, Carrick, Kilbride Veston,
Kilbride Pilate, Enniscoffy, and Castlelost.

Moyliscar, Lynn, and Carrick were united in the
seventeenth century. Enniscoffy and Kilbride Pilate
were united in 1818. The present Union was formed
in 1880. Moyliscar Church (St. Nicholas) was built
by the late Mrs. Tottenham, and was consecrated in
1880. Castlelost Church (Christ Church) was built in
1815 ; and Enniscoffy Church in 1818.



MOYLISCAR.

John Mount field (1622).
1637 Robert Fullerton.
1666 Edmund Burke.
1692 Alexander Delgarno.
1716 Philip Whittingham,

D.D.

1743 Edward Cassady.
*753 George Evans.
1781 Robert Evans.
1809 Meade Dennis.

1840 William Benn.
John Reed, 1841.

1841 George Morley Dennis.
1844 Robert Agnew Martin.
1875 John Howlin Mon-

sarratt.
1887 Albert Erasmus Crotty.

Curates.

1800 Mr. Robinson.
1881 Patrick Sweeny.
1883 Robert C. O'Donoghue.

1886 Gerald Saunders Atkins.

1887 Andrew Cooper.
1890 John George Hodges.
1893 Henry Nathaniel Joly.
1900 Henry Fyers Crampton.



1905 Bennett Samuel Radcliff
1907 G. Ridley Day.

LYNN.

Thomas Carpentere,i400
John Mulgan, 1422.
1562 Edward Darcy.

John Mountfield (1622).
1637 Alexander Bayly.

1639 Thomas Carter.
1666 Edmund Burke.

CARRICK.

Daniel Oge M'Grannell

(1622).

1634 Henry Pemberton.
1666 Edmund Burke.
1692 Alexander Delgarno.

KILBRIDE VESTON.

Danyell Oge M'Grannell

(1622).

1692 Alexander Delgarno.
1717 Philip Whittingham.

William Nesbitt, 1790.
1790 Hemsworth Ussher.
1821 Edward Dowling.

Edward James Geog-

hegan (1845).



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1867 John Gumming Macdona

KILBRIDE PILATE.

John Acton (1401).
1401 Geoffrey Applepen.

Thomas Lisley (1622).
1630 Adam Anderson.
1640 John Pemberton.
1679 James Mill or Mylnes.
1713 William Percival.
1764 Joseph Pasley.

1766 Theophilus Roberts.
1780 Robert Ross.
1791 Thomas Robinson.
1815 John Hales.
1818 United to Enniscoffy.

ENNISCOFFY OR CUMSCOFFY.

John Moimtfield (1622).
1717 Philip Whittingham,

D.D.

1780 Robert Ross.
1791 Thomas Robinson.
1815 John Hales.



Edward Batty (1821).
1827 Henry Daniel.

1832 John Reed.

1841 George Morley Dennis.

CASTLELOST.

Daniel Oge M'Grannell

(1622).

1 6 James Mylner.
1713 William Percival.
1734 Michael M'Kinlie.
1764 Launcelot Low.
1772 Samuel Preston.
1777 Thomas Stratford.

Robert M'Asky, 1801.
1801 Samuel Lucas.

Thomas Gore, 1805.
1805 John Yeats.

1850 Gustavus Warner.

Curate.

Barry C. Brown (1842).



UNION OF CLONFADFORAN.
Consists of Clonfadforan and Vastina.

This Union was made in 1887. Clonfadforan Church
(St. Sinanus) was erected in 1828 ; Vastina Church
(St. Brigid) in 1808.



CLONFADFORAN.

Myles Pemberton (1622).
1679 James Mill or Mylnes.
1713 William Percival.
*734 William Moneypenny.
1743 Michael M'Kinlay.
1764 Joseph Pasley.
1766 Henry Goldsmith.
1768 Elias Handcock.
1771 Robert Leavens.
1783 Hems worth Ussher.
1821 William Eames.
1847 Cecil Russell.
1860 Robert Healy.
1864 Richard Dowse.
1900 Nathaniel S. Joly.



Curates.

1887 Francis John Stopford

Mouritz.
1889 James Leonard Poe.

1891 Charles Sinclair.

1892 James W. M'Ginley.
1901 Alfred Ernest Leigh

Stuart.

1905 Walter Henry Townsend
Gahan.



VASTINA.

1401 John Acton.
1401 Geoffrey Appelpen.
Thomas Lisley (1622).



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327



1637 John Crawford. 1809

1663 Neptune Blood. 1828

1675 Henry Fitzgerald. 1843

1680 James Mylnes. 1844

1712 John Shadwell. 1877

1724 George Marlay. 1879

1735 Thomas White, D.D. 1883
1769 Launcelot Low, D.D.
1784 Philip Homan.

1802 James Clewloe. 1874



Thomas Robinson.
Henry Rochford.
Richard B. Booth.
John Francis Battersby.
Arthur Gough Gubbins.
Edward P. Riddall.
Henry Seddall, LL.D.

Curate.
H. W. Butler.



UNION OF ARDNURCHER.
Consists of Ardnurcher, Kilcumreagh, and Kilbeggan.

Ardnurcher and Kilcumreagh were united at an
early date, probably in the sixteenth century. Kil-
beggan was added to the Union after disestablishment.
Ardnurcher Church was built in 1822 ; Kilbeggan (St.
Beccan) in 1764.

1873 Joseph Morley Dennis.
1876 A. Beatty.

1879 Walter Riddall.

1880 George Samuel Greer.
1886 Thomas Heron Aldwell.
1888 James Hamilton.

1894 Francis J. S. Mouritz.

Curates.



ARDNURCHER.

William de Geinville

(1260).
1400 Malachy Maccochlan.

William Nugent, 1547.
1547 Dermod O'Mollan.
1556 Patrick O'Molane.
1571 John Mulrony.
1589 Robert Draper.
1607 Thomas Pillen.
1607 John Darling.
1615 Thomas Pillen.
1625 Richard Prise.
1660 Neptune Blood.
1662 William Smith.
1682 William Morgan.

1692 Nicholas Knight.

1693 John King.

1730 Benjamin Hawkshaw.
1740 Michael M'Kinlie.
1765 William Walsh.
1771 Philip Homan.
1802 Hemsworth Ussher.
1821 George Leslie Gresson.
1843 John Lever.
1862 Garrett Nugent.



1857 Jonathan Harding.
1860 Peter Marsh.

KILBEGGAN.
1400 Patrick Magayga.

John Stearne (1622).

Thomas Fleetwood( 164 1)
1691 - - Griffith. 1

William Harvie. 1
Robert Pakenham, 1745.

1745 Herbert Bowen.
1764 James or John Elrington.
1801 William Marshall.
1831 Edward Wilson.
Curates.

Mr. Walsh (1822).
1870 J. B. Smith.



1 Disputed election.



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APPENDIX



UNION OF NEWTOWN FERTULLAGH.
Consists of Newtown Fertullagh and Rahugh.



The Church was erected hi 1834.
separate records of Rahugh.



There are no



1608 Thomas Pilne or Pillen.

1625 George Southwick.

1626 William Moorehead.

James Carey, preacher

(1658).
1688 James Mylne.

1713 William Percival.

1714 Thomas Monck.

John Shadwell, 1724.
1724 George Marlay.
1736 Thomas White.
1769 Herbert Bowen.
1781 Thomas Gore.

1805 John Yeats.



1811 Henry Rochford.
1811 Charles Vignoles, D.D
1843 Samuel Despard.
1847 William Drought.
1854 Joseph Morgan Daly.

1864 Robert Healy.

1865 William Izod O'Connor.
1889 Oliver W. Walsh.

1899 J. W. M'Ginley.

Curates.

1727 Andrew Jameson.

1862 Samuel A. Brennan.

1863 Edward S. Radcliff.



UNION OF CLARA.
Consists of Clara and Lemanaghan.

Clara was formerly a Chapel of Ease to Ardmircher.
It was formed into a perpetual curacy in 1808, at which
time Lemanaghan was united to it. The Church (St.
Brigid) was built early in the nineteenth century.



CLARA OR KILBRIDETANGAN.

1809 Francis Jones.

1810 Skelton Gresson.
1853 William Peter Turpin.

Hugh J. Flynn, 1872.
1872 Frederick W. Mac-

namara.
1906 James Hamilton.

Curates.

1851 John Maurice Gillington.
1870 Robert Healy.



1899 Hugh Clements Beere.

1904 Lewis H. Macnamara.

1905 Patrick Percival

O'Sullivan.



LEMANAGHAN.

1634 Thomas Astbrooke.
1662 Robert Sandes.
1670 George Lauder.
1732 John Antrobus.



PARISH OF BALLYBOY.

This was a Chapel of Ease to Fercall. The Church
(St. Cormac) was built in 1815.

1617 Neale Molloy. Thomas Coffy, preacher

1641 John Stenne. (1658).



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329



1757 Richard Bunworth.
John Burton (1818).

Charles Burton (1842).

W. George Harman

(1842).

1848 Henry Carleton.
1857 Amand du Bourdieu.

Thomas B.Harpur, 1875.
1875 Arthur Gough Gubbins.
1877 James Cullen.



1879 James Bennett Keene.
1879 John Healy, LL.D.
1886 James Todd, LL.D.
1888 John Alfred Forde.
1890 J. Wybrants Johnston.
1904 A. E. L. Stuart.

Curate.
1892 James Clarke.



PARISH OF KILLOUGHEY.

This Parish represents the old Parish of Fercall,
which included Killoughey, Rahan, Lynally, Ballyboy,
Eglish, and Drumcullen. The Church (St. Eoughy)
was built in 1818.



1615 Charles Dun.

1617 Neale or Nolan Mulloy.

1641 Richard Washington.

1665 Thomas Coffy.

1692 Thomas Hamilton.

Joseph Placett (1694).

Richard Taylor, 1728.
1728 Daniel Jackson.
1773 Charles Coote.

1796 Thomas Kemmis.

1827 Ralph Coote.

1868 Maxwell Henry Coote.



1905 Lewis H. Macnamara.

Curates.

1810 Peter Roe.

John Kinahan (1818).

John Dunne (1824).
Charles Burton (1842).

W.George Harman (1842)
1881 F. W. Knox.

1896 George A. Earle.
1898 Alexander Duff Moore.
1904 Arthur Reginald Burns.



UNION OF EGLISH.
Consists of Eglish and Drumcullen.

Eglish Church (St. James) is old, date unknown.



EGLISH.

Joseph or Thomas

Barnes (1818).
Robert Healy (1842).
i86q Augustus F. G. Bluett

1896 Hamlet McClenaghan.

1897 Philip Graydon Tibbs.



1902 William Thomas Stewart.
1906 Robert Francis Shirley.

DRUMCULLEN.

1548 Rory O'Conebagh.
1550 Rory O'Lonem.
Charles Burton (1824).



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UNION OF KlLNEGARENAGH.

Consists of Kilnegarenagh and Rahan.

This Union was made after disestablishment. Kil-
negarenagh Church was built in 1830. Rahan, formerly
one of the Chapels of Fercall, was made a perpetual
curacy in 1810. The Church is a very ancient and
interesting structure, part with stone roof, probably
dating from before the Anglo-Norman Invasion. There
are also the well preserved ruins of a twelfth century
church, with handsome doorway.

KILNEGARENAGH. 1864 Edward Newland.

Thomas Astbrooke( 1639) RAUAN
1732 John Antrobus.

1736 John Owens, D.D. I550 R ory O'Brien.

1744 Sir Philip Hoby, Bart. X 6i6 Charles Dun.

1748 Henry Coghlan. ^24 Richard Prise.

1797 Henry Maxwell. l8l2 Francis Evans.

1802 Henry Mahon. l823 Charles Bury Turpin.

1838 Michael Egan. _ j Vignoles Brabazon

1864 Robert H. Dunne. (1883).

1883 J. Vignoles Brabazon. l8 8 3 United to Kilnegarenagh

1890 George Alexander Nicolls

Curates.

Curates - r 8 5 6 Maxwell Henry Coote.

James Dom. Burton 1857 Tobias De Rome Bolton.

(1818). 1860 Thomas Mason.

James P. Holmes (1824). 1861 Andrew T. Labatt.



PARISH OF DURROW.

The Church (St. Columba) is old, and was partially
rebuilt in 1802.

Robert Shepley (1622). 1823 John Lever.

1754 Thomas Bambrick. 1830 Peter Toler.

1755 George Jackson. 1847 Joseph Chapman.

Thomas Falknor (1799). 1876 Richard Smyth.

Edward Pepper, 1815. 1885 Oliver Joseph Tibeaudo.

1815 Arthur Champagne. 1893 Stirling De Courcey

1816 Cuthbert Fetherstone. Williams.



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331



UNION OF TULLAMORE.
Consists of Kilbride and Lynally.

Tullamore was formerly a Chapel of Ease to Durrow,
but at an early period was formed into a separate
Parish. It became a Rectory by the purchase of the
tithes by a grant from the Evans Fund. The Church
(St. Catherine) was built in 1818. After disestablish-
ment, the parish of Lynally was joined to Tullamore,
and a beautiful new Church (St. Bartholomew) was
built there in 1887 by the bequest of Captain Howard
Bury and the gift of Lady Emily Bury.



KILBRIDE TULLAMORE.

Philip Dickson (1748).
1755 George Jackson.

Francis Grant, 1758.
1770 William Stoney.
1779 James Maxwell.
1799 Ponsonby Gouldsbury.
1830 John Lever.
1843 Edward Fleetwood
Berry.

1861 John Swift Joly.
1869 Graham Craig.

1902 Robert Stewart Craig.

Curates.

William Eames (1818).

Joseph Meredyth (1826).
1856 A. T. Macnamara.

1859 Henry Burrows.

1860 Walter T. Turpin.

1862 William Johnstone

Sargent.

1865 Usher B. Mills.
1872 John C. Low.



1869 John Rennison.

1874 Peter Wilson.

1876 William Wilson.

1878 Henry James Ringwood.

1882 Stephen Thomas Penny.

1883 William Warnock Smith.

1884 Stewart Emerson

Cooney.

1902 Herbert Newcome Craig.

1905 Horace Sterling Towns-
end Gahan.

1907 Cecil Thomas Rennison.

LYNALLY.



1536



O'Molloy.



1550 Dermicus O'Dongin.
1617 Neale Molloy.
1641 Richard Washington.
1665 Thomas Coffy.
Neal Carolan (1693).
1769 Quintan Finlay.

Curates.

1859 Walter T. Turpin.
1861 Henry Walter Butler.



RURAL DEANERY OF LOUGHSUEDY.

UNION OF LOUGHSUEDY.
Consists of Ballymore, Killare, and Drumraney.

Ballymore and Killare were united at an early date.
The Church (St. Owen) was built in 1826. After



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disestablishment the Parish of Dnimraney was divided
between this Parish, Ballyloughloe, and Kilkenny
West. The Church was built in 1811, but is now
disused.



BALLYMORE.

Nicholas de Clcra (1289).
1401 Donald Magluay.

Maurice O'Kennedy

(1406)
1425 Andrew O'Casey.

John Coffey, "1546.
1546 Richard Bermingham.

Richard Walsh, 1549.

Robert Fullerton, prea-

cher (1658).

William Piers (1723).

Thomas Lennox (1733).

Stephen Booth (1746).

Alexander Mackilwain,

1764.

1773 Charles Kelly.
1782 Edward Donovan.
1827 John Falloon.
1865 James A. Bell.

1873 Edward P. Riddall.

1874 O. J. Tibeaudo.
1890 Andrew Cooper.



Curates.

1857 William Henderson.
1862 Lewis R. Hearn.

DRUMRANEY.

1560 Bryan O'Connoyle.

John Ankers (1622).

1628 Mark Linche.

1629 Richard Price.
1664 John Stevens.
1682 Henry Greene.
1731 John Travers.

William Maxwell, 1800.
1811 James Alexander.

Benson, 1821.

1821 William Battersby.
John F. Battersby.

1822 Creagh Code.
Donelan Bolingbroke

Seymour (1845).
Richard Butler Bryan,

1847-
1847 James Alexander Crozier.



UNION OF FORGNEY.
Consists of Forgney and Noughaval.

Both these Parishes were formerly Chapels of Ease
to Ballymore. They were held with Ballymore by the
Bishop of Meath, but were disappropriated from the
See in 1844. Forgney Church (St. Munis) was built
in 1810.



Donald Magluay, 1401.
1401 Thomas Magluay.
1800 James Moffatt.
1840 Hill Wilson.
1872 Henry Seddall, LL.D.
1883 Edward Morgan

Griffin.
1894 James H. Rice.



1898 O. W. Walsh.

1907 Francis J. A. Beere.

Curates.

1851 Stephen Radcliff.
1857 Lorenzo Torpey.
NOUGHAVAL.
No record.



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333



UNION OF KILKENNY WEST.
Consists of Kilkenny West and Bunowen.

These Parishes were united after disestablishment.
Kilkenny West Church is dedicated to St. Canice.
Bunowen Church was built in 1818.



KILKENNY WEST.

1608 John Ankers.

Charles Goldsmith,

1747.

1747 John Wynne.
1782 William Bryan.

Philip Bertles, 1785.
1790 James Saurin.
1809 William Bryan.

1815 Richard Butler Bryan.
1822 Richard George.
1848 James A. Crozier.
1860 Newport Benjamin

White.

1870 John Rennison.
1876 George F. Courtenay.



1876 Richard Smyth.

1890 Edward Martyn Venn.

Curates.

1800 Samuel Robinson.

1806 Samuel Pool.

1870 William Shaw Darley.

BUNOWEN.

1823 John Gordon Caulfield.

1826 Thomas Gordon Caul-
field.
John Francis Battersby.

1844 Donelan Bolingbroke
Seymour.

1852 David Robert Bleakley.



UNION OF ALMORITIA.

Consists of Almoritia, Piercetown, Templepatrick,
Rathconrath, Churchtown, and Conry.

Almoritia and Piercetown were united in 1840.
Rathconrath was a separate Parish until disestablish-
ment, and Churchtown until 1875. The only Church
now in use is Almoritia (St. Nicholas), which was built



1730 Benjamin Hawkshaw.
1738 Currell Smyth.
1770 Charles Woodward.
1772 Richard Norris, D.D.
1784 Bartholomew Lutley

Sclator.

James Irwine, 1811.
1811 Samuel Williams.
1813 James Hamilton.
1841 James Brabazon.
1885 H. Vere White.



ALMORITIA OR BALLYMORAN.

Charles Dun, LL.D.

(1615).

1617 William Moorehead.
1630 Randolph Adams.

Thomas Fleet wood (1641 )
1665 Randolph Adams.
1675 ./William Jones.
1675 'Alexander Norris.
1722 Robert Meares.



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1888 Francis Thomas Caldwell
1898 Charles Edward Hardy
1902 Hamlet McClenaghan.
1905 James Frazer PiUor.

Curates.

John Macefield (1615).

John Falloon (1824).

PIERCETOWN.

James Areskin (1622).
1630 Randolph Adams.
1-675 James Hierome, D.D.
1683 John Twells.

1730 Benjamin Harshaw.

1738 Currel Smith.

1813 United to Almoritia.

TEMPLEPATRICK OR MOYVORE.

William Moorehead
(1622).

RATHCONRATH.
- Dalton.



1574 -
James Areskin (1615).
1630 Randolph Adams.
1688 Miles Sweny.
1692 John Twelves.
1696 Nicholas Knight.
1730 Benjamin Hawkshaw.
1738 Currell Smith.
1748 Michael M'Kinley.



1765 William Quid or Field,

D.D.
1811 George Frederick Potter.

1837 Brabazon Joseph Grant.

Curate.
1727 Thomas Lemon.

CHURCHTOWN.

Thomas Lisley (1622).
1630 Randolph Adams.
1637 John Crawford.
J 675 James Hierome, D.D.
1683 John Twells.
1722 Robert Mears.
1733 Stafford Lightburne.
1747 James Ross.
1762 Arthur Reynell.
1784 Roger Forde.
1831 James Matthews.

1838 John Low.

1839 Robert H. Dunne.
1864 Joseph Morgan Daly.
1872 Robert Henry Durham.
1875 T. Basil Anderson.

Curate.
William Drought (1842).

CONRY.
No record.



UNION OF LENEY.

Consists of Leney, Lacken, Templeoran, Stonehall,
Multifarnham, and Dysart.

The Union of Leney consisted of Leney, Tyfernan,
Templeoran, and Kilmacnevin. The last is now united
to Kilbixy. Stonehall, Multifarnham, and Dysart were
added after disestablishment. Dysart was formerly
united to Churchtown. The date of Leney Church is
not known ; Stonehall Church (St. John Baptist)
dates from 1809.



Henry Parr (1622).
Robert Lorky, preacher
(1658).



Francis Gouldsbury,

1759-
1760 Thomas Mears.



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335



William Gorman (1799).
Ponsonby Gouldsbury

(1799)-
1808 Daniel Ward.

1849 Thomas Hanley Ball.

Thomas M'Mahon, 1856.
1856 Alexander Braddell.
1878 Richard Stuart Dobbs

Campbell.

1888 John Rennison.
1897 Francis Thomas Cald-

well.

Curate.
1860 John Carroll.

LACKEN.
No record.

TEMPLEORAN.
No record.

STONEHALL.

Gilbert Purdon (1615).

John Mountneld (1622).

Christopher Dixon (1733)

Abel Marmion, 1734.
1734 Oliver Brady.
1764 James Sheridan.
1771 William Nixon.
1813 Robert Lockwood.
1820 John Young.
1830 Bond Hall.

Jackson Wray, 1855.
1855 John Dopping.

1862 John Carroll.

1863 Francis Marsh.

Curate.
Thomas Kishby (1615).



MULTIFARNHAM.

Gilbert Purdam (1622).
1665 Walter Melvin or Melvill.
1670 Eugene Reilly.
1688 Audeon Reyly.
1692 Thomas or John Dobson.
1717 William Jones.

Abel Marmion, 1734.
1734 Oliver Brady.
1762 John Wynne.
1779 James Maxwell.
1799 Ponsonby Gouldsbury.
1809 United to Stonehall.

Curate.
Thomas Kishby (1622).

DYSART.

1309 John de Fresingfeld.
Nicholas Moynagh

(1407).

1407 Richard King.
1560 John Duffe.
1617 Adam Anderson.
1630 Randolph Adams
1639 Robert Lackey.
1660 Thomas Burton.
1675 William Jones.
1.688 John Forbes.
1692 Edward Wallen.
1723 William Jones.
1725 William Monypenny.
1761 Robert King.
1783 Christopher McAllister.
1783 Henry Wynne.
1788 Richard Wynne.
1801 Stephen Radcliff.
1809 United to Churchtown.



UNION OF KILBIXEY.
Consists of Kilbixey and Kilmacnevin.

Kilmacnevin formerly belonged to the Union of
Leney, but was transferred to Kilbixey after dis-



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establishment. The Church (St. Bigseach) was built
in 1798.

KILBIXEY. 1864 William Izod O'Connor.

Henrv Parr ^1622^ l86 5 Francis Henry Swift.

1760 ?hoas or' 'charies ^5 Frederick John Badham,

Meares.

1815 John Thomas De Burgh. KILMACNEVIN

1822 Gerald Beere.
1849 William Irwin. Henry Parr (1622).



RURAL DEANERY OF CLONMACNOISE.

PARISH OF BALLYLOUGHLOE.

The Church (Holy Trinity) was erected in 1812.
A private chapel, which is used by the parishioners in
the neighbourhood, was built at Moydrum by Lord
Castlemaine, and was consecrated in 1879.

1542 Onorius Coffey. 1858 Paulus Oemelius Singer.

1550 John Dillon. 1859 Thomas Gordon Caul-

1559 John Dillon. field.

1569 John Kellye. 1875 George Henry Moore

1608 John Ankers. Preston.

1630 John Stevens. 1886 Jonas Greene.

1633 Richard Lingard. 1903 Richard Frederick Martin

1634 Thomas Fleetwood. Clifford.

1662 Rowse Clopton. 1907 Beresford Townsend

1684 George Padmore. Gahan.

1685 Robert Smyth.

1685 Robert Sintclare. Curates.

John Smyth (1689). Robert Roberts (1699).

1706 William Jackson. John Huleatt, 1733.

1725 John Travers. 1733 James Marshall.
1774 William Maxwell. Thomas Walsh (1842).

1800 Thomas English. 1857 John Crofton.

1816 William Peacocke. 1857 William C. Ringwood.

PARISH OF KILCLEAGH.

Kilcleagh was generally held with Ballyloughloe and
Athlone until 1816. The Church (St. Mary) was con-
secrated in 1788.



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John Ankers (1622).
1628 Mark Linche.
1639 Robert Lingate.
1664 J onn Stevens.
1706 William Jackson.

Christopher Kean ( 1799).

William Maxwell, 1800.
1803 Thomas English

1816 Arthur Rolleston.

D. W. Tempe (1842).
John Hopkins, 1856.

1856 Richard Gibbings, D.D.

1857 Charles J. Bayly.



1862 Richard Carter.

1864 William Irwin.

1865 Robert Healy.
J 875 John Rennison.

1888 Thomas Heron Aldwell.
1904 J. Wy brants Johnston.

Curates.

Spencer W. Walsh, D.D.

(1842).

1870 John Swift Joly.
1898 H. W. Burgess, LL.D.
1901 John D. F. Morrow.



PARISH OF ATHLONE.

The Church (St. Mary) was built in 1826 ; the
tower, however, belongs to an older structure.



David Malone (1604).
1608 John Ankers.
1629 Richard Price.
1629 Mark Linche.
1633 Richard Lingard.

Mr. Barton (1644).

Samuel Cox, preacher
(1658).

Enoch Webb, preacher

(1660).

1 66 1 William Vincent.
1664 John Stevens.
1683 Edward Wallen.
1723 William Jones.
1747 Arthur Forbes.
1747 Arthur Grueber.
1755 Richard Handcock.
1791 James William Sterling.
1820 James Robert Moffatt.
1861 Edward Fleetwood Berry
1869 John Swift Joly.
1888 Richard Stuart Dobbs
Campbell, D.D.

Curates.
William Burnett (1733).

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1768 Elias Handcock.
1824 Samuel Hodson.

1824 Alexander Campbell.

1825 Thomas Walsh.

1826 Travers Jones.

1827 C. H. Mangin.
1827 J. Kallis.

1829 C. H. Hayden.

1830 James Luby.
1833 Thomas Lanage.

John Hewitt Wren

(1842)

1851 Thomas Wilson.
1854 F. W. Maunsell.
1856 Thomas Wetherell.

1858 James Staunton.

1859 E. J. Handcock.

1860 Edward Isaac Had-

dock.

1861 E. A. Knipe.

1883 C. W. Roberts.

1884 John Roche Ardill.
1886 Frederick J. Grierson.
1902 William George

Smylie.
1907 Cecil Ross Kitching.



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UNION OF CLONMACNOISE.
Consists of Clonmacnoise and Tisaran.

This Union was made after disestablishment. The
Church of Clonmacnoise (St. Keiran) is an ancient
building. Tisaran Church (St. Saran) was built in
1806. A new church (St. Keiran) has been erected at
Shannon Bridge. It was consecrated in 1877.



CLONMACNOISE.

1615 John Ankers.

William Maxwell,
preacher (1658).
1743 Philip Barrett.

1762 Stephen Booth.

1763 Joseph Pasley.

1764 William Donaldson.
1778 John Baily.

1799 Jhn Gay Fitzgerald.
1843 James Wolfe Charleton.
1851 Charles Vignoles.
1874 N. R. Brunskill.

1880 James Edward Cullen.

1881 A. E. Crotty.
1887 S. E. Cooney.

1893 John George Hodges.

Curates.

1727 Robert Jackson.

Nicholas Magrath (1842).

TISARAN.
1559 Patrick Morgan.



John Stearne (1622).
1634 Thomas Ashbrooke.

1664 Cornelius O'Donnell.


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