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Local Studies Department

Lewis's Topographical Dictionary 1837

Towns & Villages

TIMAHOE, a parish, in the barony of CLANE, county of KILDARE, and province of LEINSTER, 8 miles (S. W.) from Kilcock, on the road to Kildare and on the Grand Canal; containing 1527 inhabitants. The living is a rectory, in the diocese of Kildare, and in the patronage of the Crown: the tithes amount to £238, and the glebe comprises 9 ½ acres. The Protestant parishioners attend the church of Ballynefagh. In the R. C. divisions the parish forms part of the union or district of Clane. Here are three private schools, in which are about 60 children.

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