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.


  • Place
    Kilbracken
  • County
    Kildare
  • Parish
    Kilbracken
  • Content
    KILBRACKEN, or BALLYBRACKEN, a parish, partly in the barony of UPPER PHILIPSTOWN, an isolated portion of KING'S COUNTY, and partly in that of WEST OPHALY, in the county of KILDARE, and province of LEINSTER, 3.25 miles (S. E.) from Monastereven, on the road to Athy; containing 1216 inhabitants.

    It comprises 2747 statute acres, as applotted under the tithe act, and valued at £1542. 5s., per annum. The living is a rectory and vicarage, in the diocese of Kildare, and in the patronage of the Marquess of Drogheda: the tithes amount to £138. 9s. 3d.

    About 100 children are educated in the parochial school.
  • Place
    Kilbracken
  • County
    Offaly, King's County
  • Parish
    Kilbracken
  • Content
    KILBRACKEN, or BALLYBRACKEN, a parish, partly in the barony of UPPER PHILIPSTOWN, an isolated portion of KING'S COUNTY, and partly in that of WEST OPHALY, in the county of KILDARE, and province of LEINSTER, 3.25 miles (S. E.) from Monastereven, on the road to Athy; containing 1216 inhabitants.

    It comprises 2747 statute acres, as applotted under the tithe act, and valued at £1542. 5s., per annum. The living is a rectory and vicarage, in the diocese of Kildare, and in the patronage of the Marquess of Drogheda: the tithes amount to £138. 9s. 3d.

    About 100 children are educated in the parochial school.