Outline Civil Parish Map of County Kilkenny
The outline of each Civil Parish in County Kilkenny is indicated
on the map below.
The civil parishes of Abbeyleix, Graiguenamanagh, Grangesilvia,
Kilmacahill, Powerstown, Rathaspick, Shankill, Ullard and Wells are in the
Anglican Diocese of Leighlin. Kilcooly parish is in the Diocese of Cashel, while
all other parishes are in the Diocese of Ossory. All parishes are within
the Probate District of Kilkenny. For complete list of Civil Parishes, and the townlands contained
in each please see Townland List
. Information regarding the content
and timeframe of civil parish records may be found at Civil Parish Records
Civil Parishes are smaller than Catholic Parishes
and the civil parish registers
initially maintained by the Church of Ireland began to be recorded prior to those of the Catholic church and other denominations. Further information can be found at County Kilkenny Records
Brief historical summaries of each parish may be found at GENUKI and are located at
Kilkenny Parishes and Towns
For a brief description of parishes, townlands, baronies, etc., refer to Administrative Divisions of County Kilkenny
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