Lewis’ Topographical Dictionary, Co. Cork

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    BALLYCARANEY, or BALLYCRANA, a parish, in the barony of BARRYMORE, county of CORK, and province of MUNSTER, 8 miles (S. S. E.) from Rathcormac; containing 1036 inhabitants.

    It comprises 6461 statute acres, as applotted under the tithe act, and valued at £3240 per annum: a very small portion is in pasture, and the remainder is under tillage.

    The gentlemen's seats are Lemlara House, that of Garrett Standish Barry, Esq., situated in a well-cultivated and highly improved demesne; Ballinaclashy, of the Rev. G. E. Cotter; and Ballycrana, of Jos. Wilson, Esq.

    It is a rectory, in the diocese of Cloyne, and forms part of the union of Lisgoold and corps of the precentorship in the cathedral of Cloyne : the tithes amount to £l84. 12s. 3.75 d.

    In the R. C. divisions also it is included in the union or district of Lisgoold.