All Lewis entries for Seskinan


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


SESKINAN, a parish, in the barony of DECIES-without-DRUM, county of WATERFORD, and province of MUNSTER, 5- miles (N.) from Dungarvan ; containing 2732 inhabitants. It comprises 16,077 statute acres, of which the greater part consists of mountainous and boggy lands. At Ballynamult, on its western confines, is a small military barrack. The living is a rectory and vicarage, in the diocese of Lismore ; the rectory forms the corps of the prebend of Seskinan in the cathedral of Lisinore, with which the vicarage is held. The tithes amount to £335. 5. 2. The R. C. parish is co-extensive with that of the Established Church, and contains two chapels. About 340 children are educated in five private schools.

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