Lewis’ Topographical Dictionary, Co. Kildare

Lewis’ Topographical Dictionary comprises of several counties, cities, boroughs, parish and villages – with historical and statistical descriptions – of Ireland. Here are From-Ireland.net’s records for Co. Kildare.

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    ARDKILL, a parish, in the barony of CARBERY, county of KILDARE, and province of LEINSTER, 4 miles (E.) from Edenderry (County Offaly), on the road from Mullingar(county Westmeath) to Naas and Kildare; containing 864 inhabitants.

    It is a rectory, in the diocese of Kildare, wholly impropriate in the Marquess of Downshire; the tithes amount to £168. 17s. 5.50d.

    In the Roman Catholic divisions it forms part of the union of Carbery.

    At Dimtura is a school under the patronage of Viscount Harberton.