Lewis’ Topographical Dictionary, Co. Meath

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

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    KILTALE, a parish, in the barony of LOWER DEECE, county of MEATH, and province of LEINSTER, 3.75 miles (W.) from Dunshaughlin, on the road from Summerhill to Skryne; containing 405 inhabitants.

    It is a vicarage, in the diocese of Meath, forming part of the union of Knockmark; the rectory is impropriate in Lord Dunsany. The tithes amount to £71. 5s., payable to the impropriator, who allows a stipend for the discharge of the clerical duties.

    In the Roman Catholic divisions it is part of the union or district of Kilmore.

    About 40 children are educated in a private school.