Lewis’ Topographical Dictionary, Co. Wicklow

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    LISCOLEMAN, a parish, in the half-barony of SHILLELAGH, county of WICKLOW, and province of LEINSTER, 3 miles (E. N. E.) from Tallow, on the confines of the county of Carlow ; containing 754 inhabitants.

    It comprises 2417 statute acres, as applotted under the tithe act, including a small portion of bog : the state of agriculture is improving.

    The seats are Rath, the residence of J. Whelan, Esq., and Knocklow, of Mrs. Brown.

    It is an impropriate cure, in the diocese of Leighlin, forming part of the union of Aghold; the rectory is appropriate to the dean and chapter. Of the tithes, accounting to £150, two-thirds are payable to the dean and chapter, and the remainder to the incumbent.

    In the Roman Catholic divisions it forms part of the union or district of Clonmore.