Lewis’ Topographical Dictionary, Ireland

Lewis’ Topographical Dictionary Ireland comprises of several counties, cities, boroughs, parish and villages – with historical and statistical descriptions – of Ireland.

  • Place
    Corclone
  • County
    Laois
  • Parish
    Corclone
  • Content
    CORCLONE, a parish, in the barony of STRADBALLY, QUEEN'S county, and province of LEINSTER, 2 miles (N.E.) from Stradbally, on the road to Athy, containing 650 inhabitants. This parish comprises about 2400 statute acres, as applotted under the tithe act. The Grand Canal passes through it. The gentlemen's seats are Ballykilcavan, the residence of Sir E. H. Walsh, Bart.; and Brockley Park, of - Finer, Esq. The living, formerly united to that of Killeny, from which it has been recently separated, is a rectory, in the diocese of Leighlin, and in the patronage of the Bishop; the tithes amount to £233. There is no glebe-house; the glebe comprises 2a. 39p. The church is a neat small edifice in good repair. In the Roman Cathloic divisions the parish forms part of the union or district of Stradbally; there is no chapel at present, but it is in contemplation to build one at Vickerstown.
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