All Lewis entries for Inch (Shelmaliere)

Inch (Shelmaliere)

More information on Lewis' Topographical Dictionary of Ireland (1837)

Accompanying Lewis map for Wexford


INCH, a parish, in the barony of SHELMALIER, county of WEXFORD, and province of LEINSTER, 6? miles (S. W. by W.) from Taghmon, on the road from Adamstown to Ballyhack; containing 407 inhabitants. It comprises 1347? statute acres, as applotted under the tithe act, including 89 acres, which are rated for tithes with the parish of Clongeen. It is in the diocese of Ferns: the vicarage forms part of the union of Horetown, and the rectory is impropriate in Caesar Colclough, Esq., of Tintern Abbey. The tithes amount to #70, of which #40 is payable to the impropriator, and #30 to the vicar. In the R. C. divisions it forms part of the union or district of Newbawn, sometimes also called Inch; these places having merged into one parish for civil purposes.

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