All entries for Kilsharvan



Kilsharvan

More information on Samuel Lewis' Topographical Dictionary of Ireland (1837)
Accompanying Lewis map for Meath

BEAUMONT

BEAUMONT, a village, in the parish of KILSHARVAN, barony of LOWER DULEEK, County of MEATH, and province of LEINSTER, 2 miles (E.) from Duleek; containing 77 inhabitants. This village, which comprises only 12 houses, is situated on the road from Duleek to Laytown, and on the Nanny water, which is here crossed by a stone bridge. Here is an extensive flour and oatmeal-mill, with six pairs of millstones and a steam-engine of 20-horse power, which has been recently erected and fitted up with the most improved machinery. It is the property of J. McCann, Esq., whose residence adjoinsthe mill.-See KILSHARVAN.

KILSHARVAN

KILSHARVAN, a parish, in the barony of LOWER DULEEK, county of MEATH, and province of LEINSTER, 3 miles (S.) from Drogheda, on the road to the Naul ; containing 487 inhabitants, of Which 169 are in the hamlet, which contains about 30 houses. It comprises 2061 statute acres, of which about 40 are woodland and 100 waste: the land is of moderately good quality, and is almost equally divided between pasture and tillage. Here is plenty of limestone ; and on the Nanny Water are extensive bleach-works, the property of A. Armstrong, Esq., contiguous to whose tastefully laid out grounds are the picturesque ruins of the old church, the burial-ground of which is still used. The other principal seats are Mount Hanover, the residence of J. Mathews, Esq. ; Cooper Hill, of J. Cooper, Esq. ; and Annagor, of P. Mathews, Esq.. It is a vicarage, in the diocese of Meath, forming part of the union of Colpe ; the rectory is partly impropriate in G. Pepper, Esq., and partly appropriate to the vicarage. The tithes amount to #110, of which #74 is payable to the impropriator, and #36 to the vicar. There is a glebe of 3? acres, valued at #12 per annum. In the R. C. divisions it forms part of the union or district of St. Mary's, Drogheda. A bequest of #10 per ann. was made by the late H. Smith, Esq., to the poor of this parish and Colpe.

SHALLON

SHALLON, a village, in the parish of KILSHARVAN, barony of LOWER DULEEK, county of MEATH, and province of LEINSTER, 3 miles (S.) from Drogheda, on the road from Duleek to Nynch ; containing 29 houses and 169 inhabitants.


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