All Lewis entries for Kiltrisk


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


GLASCARRICK, or GLASCARRIG, an ecclesiastical district, recently formed out of the parishes of DONAGHMORE and KILTRISK, the former in the barony of BALLAGHKEEN, and the latter in that of GOREY, county of WEXFORD, and province of MUNSTER. The living is a perpetual curacy, in the diocese of Ferns, and in the patronage of the Impropriator of Donaghmore and the Incumbent of Kiltrisk, which forms part of the union of Leskinfere. The stipend of £66. 3. per annum is payable in the proportion of £20 from the incumbent, £23. 1. 6. from the impropriator. and a similar sum from the Ecclesiastical Commissioners. The tithes of seven townlands in Donaghmore, called the "Ballymonies," amounting to £40, payable to the Crown, have been petitioned for in augmentation of the perpetual curacy, and application has been made to the Ecclesiastical Commissioners to aid a subscription already entered into for building a church on the border of Donaghmore parish, adjoining that of Kiltrisk ; also to grant funds for the erection of a glebe-house.-See DONAGHMORE and KILTRISK.


KILTRISK, a parish, in the barony of GOREY, county of WEXFORD, and province of LEINSTER, 6- miles (S.) from Gorey, on the river Awen-o-varra, and two miles from the Eastern coast ; containing 690 inhabitants, This parish comprises 2971 statute acres, as applotted under the tithe act, and chiefly under tillage. It is a rectory, in the diocese of Ferns, forming part of the union of Leskimfere and of the corps of the treasurership of Ferns cathedral : the tithes amount to £126, out of which £23. 1. 6. is paid to the perpetual curate of the recently formed ecclesiastical district of Glascarrick, which see. In the R. C. divisions it is part of the union or district of Ballygarret.

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