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
    Crycrim, Crecrim
  • County
    Carlow
  • Parish
    Crycrim, Crecrim
  • Content
    CRYCRIM, or CRECRIM, a parish partly in the barony of RATHVILLY, county of CARLOW, but chiefly in the half-barony of SHILLELAGH, county of WICKLOW, and province of LEINSTER, 4.50 miles (E.N.E.) from Tullow, containing 510 inhabitants.

    It comprises 2431 statute acres as applotted under the tithes act, and is an impropriate cure, in the diocese of Leighlin, forming part of the union of Aghold; the rectory is appropriate to the dean and chapter of Leighlin. The tithes amount to £144 15s. 1d., of which £96 10s. 1d., is payable to the dean and chapter and £48 5s., to the appropriate curate.

    In the R.C. divisions, it forms part of the union or district of Clonmore.

    At Ballyconnel there is a R.C. chapel, also a national school.
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