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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    BOYTONRATH or LAGINSTOWN, a parish, in the barony of MIDDLETHIRD, county of TIPPERARY, and province of Munster; containing 331 inhabitants.

    It comprises only 935 statute acres, as applotted under the tithe act; and is a rectory, in the diocese of Cashel, entirely appropriate to the vicars choral of the cathedral church of St. Patrick, Cashel, who pay a stipend of £2 15s. 4.50d., per annum to the clergyman of the adjoining parish for the performance of occasional duties: the tithes amount to £35. there are two pay schools, in which about 80 boys and 40 girls are taught.