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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    BALLYNADRIMNA, a parish in the barony of CARBERY, county of KILDARE, and province of LEINSTER, 3 miles (W.) from Enfield; containing 1503 inhabitants.

    This parish is situated on the road from Kilcock to Kinnegad, and contains Garriska House, the property of H. Nangle, Esq.

    It is a vicarage in the diocese of Kildare, and is part of the union of Castle-Carbery; the rectory is impropriate to the Marquess of Downshire: the tithes amount to £92 6s. 10.25d.

    In the Roman Catholic divisions it forms part of the union or district of Ballyna or Johnstown; the chapel a neat building, is at Garriska.

    There is a school at Broadford, in which are 60 boys and 60 girls.