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. Kilkenny.
ContentFAMAGH CHURCH, a parish, in the barony GOWRAN, county of KILKENNY, and province of LEINSTER, 1 mile (S. S. E.) from Thomastown, on the road Innistiogue ; containing 128 inhabitants, and comprising 623 statute acres.
It is a vicarage in the diocese Ossory, forming part of the union of Thomastown ; the rectory is impropriete in the Marquess of Ormonde, whom the tithes, amounting to £26, are wholly payable.
In the Roman Catholic divisions also it is part of the union or district of Thomastown.
Brownsbarn is the residence John Nixon, Esq.