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KILKENNY RESOURCES & LINKS
« on: Tuesday 04 August 09 22:22 BST (UK) »
Resources and Links in this Section organised by the following categories:

  Census Records & Census Substitutes
  Church Records & Graveyards
  Land Records & Maps
  Directories
  Places
  People & Families
  Libraries, Museums & History Groups
  Schools, Workhouses, Institutions, Occupations
  Misc. Information

Co. Kilkenny Genealogy & History- excellent website with all sorts of maps and resources
Irish Genealogical Project- Kilkenny- lots of links


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Re: KILKENNY LINKS & RESOURCES
« Reply #2 on: Tuesday 04 August 09 22:23 BST (UK) »
Church Records & Graveyards

Ballylarkin Parish Church (also known as Ballylarkin Abbey)

Church of Ireland
St Cancie's Catedral

Roman Catholic
St. Mary's Cathedral, Kilkenny
R.C. Parishes
Castlecomer R.C. Graveyard- over 600 names indexes (with over 160 photos so far)
Smithstown Old R.C. Graveyard
St. John's Churchyard, Kilkenny
Kilmacow Parish baptisms (1858-1880)
Antiquities of Thomastown R.C. Parish
Church of Assumption, Owning, Templeorum Parish
Church of Assumption, Piltown, Templeorum Parish
Church of the Assumption, Templeorum, Templeorum Parish

http://homepage.eircom.net/~templeorum/index.htm

History of the congregations of the United Presbyterian Church, from 1733 to 1900
http://archive.org/stream/historyofcongre02smaluoft/historyofcongre02smaluoft_djvu.txt

Methodist
Kilkenny Methodist Church- photo here

Memorial Inscriptions for Co. Kilkenny Cemeteries on IGP here

Clara and Gowran Baptism's 1809
http://www.from-ireland.net/baptism-records-clara-gowran-kilkenny-1809                                    
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Re: KILKENNY LINKS & RESOURCES
« Reply #3 on: Tuesday 04 August 09 22:24 BST (UK) »
Land Records & Maps
Townlands, Parishes, etc.
Counties are made up of parishes and parishes are made up of a group of townlands. If you are doing any research in Ireland these divisions become extremely important.
For further information:
http://www.irishtimes.com/ancestor/browse/records/census/townland.htm
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Townland
http://www.ancestryireland.com/history-of-the-irish-parliament/constituencies/county-kilkenny

To find townlands, parishes, etc. in Ireland- (change default setting from exact match to find part of a word)

Griffith's Valuation

Land Registry: www.landregistry.ie/eng

Kilkenny Maps, map of Kilkenny towns

Old Maps
http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~irlkik/oldmaps.htm
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Re: KILKENNY LINKS & RESOURCES
« Reply #4 on: Tuesday 04 August 09 22:24 BST (UK) »
Directories

1824 Pigot's Directory- Leinster

1846 Slater's Directory- Leinster

1915 Kelly's Directory of the Leather Trade

1931 Trades Directory- Callan, Castlecomer, Graiguenamanagh
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Re: KILKENNY LINKS & RESOURCES
« Reply #5 on: Tuesday 04 August 09 22:25 BST (UK) »
Places

"The Geograph British Isles project aims to collect geographically representative photographs and information for every square kilometre of Great Britain and Ireland."

Clontubrid

Mount Juliet estate (Butler family)
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Re: KILKENNY LINKS & RESOURCES
« Reply #6 on: Tuesday 04 August 09 22:25 BST (UK) »
Libraries, Museums & History Groups

Kilkenny Library- Local Studies Dept.

Kilkenny Archaeological Society
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