Hacketstown Civil Parish, County Carlow

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Hacketstown is a market-town and parish, partly in the barony of Ballynacor, county of Wicklow, but chiefly in that of Rathvilly, county of Carlow, and province of Leinster.<br>
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The living is a rectory, in the diocese of Leighlin, episcopally united in 1693 to the vicarage of Haroldstown. In the Roman catholic divisions it is the head of a union or district, comprising the parishes of Hacketstown and Moyne, and parts of Haroldstown, Clonmore, and Kiltegan; and containing chapels at Hacketstown, Killamote, and Knockanana. There was also a place of worship for Wesleyan Methodists.
  
 
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The parish of Hacketstown is surrounded by the parishes of Clonmore, Haroldstown, and Kiltegan; also the county of Wicklow. It is located in the poor law unions of Baltinglass and Shillelagh.
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To discover the townlands that are within the parish boundaries go to the following
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http://www.seanruad.com
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Revision as of 20:10, 29 January 2013

Ireland Gotoarrow.png County Carlow Gotoarrow.png Hacketstown Civil Parish

The following information is a starting point for records about the civil parish of Hacketstown. The information is based on locations and records before 1922.

Contents

Historical Overview

History

Hacketstown is a market-town and parish, partly in the barony of Ballynacor, county of Wicklow, but chiefly in that of Rathvilly, county of Carlow, and province of Leinster.

The living is a rectory, in the diocese of Leighlin, episcopally united in 1693 to the vicarage of Haroldstown. In the Roman catholic divisions it is the head of a union or district, comprising the parishes of Hacketstown and Moyne, and parts of Haroldstown, Clonmore, and Kiltegan; and containing chapels at Hacketstown, Killamote, and Knockanana. There was also a place of worship for Wesleyan Methodists.

Localities

The parish of Hacketstown is surrounded by the parishes of Clonmore, Haroldstown, and Kiltegan; also the county of Wicklow. It is located in the poor law unions of Baltinglass and Shillelagh.

To discover the townlands that are within the parish boundaries go to the following

http://www.seanruad.com


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Records

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Census

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Church of Ireland

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Presbyterian

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Methodist

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Society of Friends

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Others

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Civil Registration

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Land records

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Probate records

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School records

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Tax records

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