Lewis’ Topographical Dictionary, Co. Tipperary

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. Tipperary.

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    ADNITH, or ATHNETT, a parish, in the barony of ELIOGARTY, county of TIPPERARY, and province of MUNSTER, 4 1/4 miles (S. by E.) from Templemore, on the river Suir, and on the road from Thurles to Templemore and Rathdowney (Co. Laois); containing 258 inhabitants.

    It comprises 826 statute acres, and in the Down survey and county books is not noticed as a parish, but as forming part of the parish of Rahelty, which was part of the possessions of the Abbey of Woney. It is a vicarage, in the diocese of Cashel, and forms part of the union of Thurles; the rectory is impropriate in Edward Taylor, Esq. The tithes amount to £72, of which £39 is payable to the inmpropriator, and the remainder to the vicar.

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