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Local Studies Department

Lewis's Topographical Dictionary 1837

Towns & Villages
WHITECHURCH

WHITECHURCH, a parish, in the barony of NORTH NAAS, county of KILDARE, and province of LEINSTER, 3 miles (N.) from Naas, on the road to Celbridge; containing 279 inhabitants, and comprising 1875 statute acres. It is a vicarage, in the diocese of Kildare, forming part of the union of Kill; the rectory is entirely impropriate in the Earl of Mayo. The tithes amount to £105, of which £45 is payable to the impropriator and £60 to the vicar. A priory of Carmelites is said to have stood here.

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