Ballygriffin Civil Parish
Tipperary, South Riding

Barony Clanwilliam
Poor Law Union Tipperary, Cashel
Catholic Diocese Cashel & Emly
Catholic Parish Knockavilla


BALLYGRIFFIN, a parish, in the barony of CLANWILLIAM, county of TIPPERARY, and province of MUNSTER, 3 1/2 miles (W. N. W.) from Cashel; containing 1383 inhabitants. It is situated on the river Suir, which is here crossed by a bridge, and comprises 2778 statute acres, as applotted under the tithe act, of which 960 acres are bog. Lisheen, the seat of Sir J. J. Fitzgerald, Bart., is pleasantly situated in a well-planted demesne. It is a rectory, in the diocese of Cashel, and is part of the union of Relickmurry or Athassel; the tithes amount to £191. 8. 7. In the R. C. divisions it forms part of the union or district of Annacarthy. There is a pay school, in which are about 50 boys and 30 girls. There are some remains of a castle, near which are the ruins of an ancient church or chapel.
Topographical Dictionary of Ireland by Samuel Lewis, 1837


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LDS Film Numbers

Film Title Film number(s)
Tithe Applotments, 1823-38 #256571
Griffith's Valuation Rent books, Co Tipperary #2356111
GV Field Books, Clanwilliam Barony, various civil parishes #2358233, 1408737,2358232
1901 Ireland Census, D.E.D. 53/1 #855275
1901 Ireland Census, D.E.D. 161/1-5 #855963
1911 Ireland Census, Oughterleague D.E.D. 53/1 Townland: Lisloran. #1840012
1911 Ireland Census, Ballygriffin D.E.D. 162/1-8. Townlands: Ballygriffin, Ballynahinch, Garrane, Lisheen, Lisheen Beg, Clonbonane, Kilshenane, Pubblehill .#1840340

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Civil Parish Links

Griffith's Valuation House Books, Ballygriffin Civil Parish, ConnorsGenealogy website
Surname Index, Ballygriffin Civil Parish, ConnorsGenealogy website
Griffith's Valuation, Ballygriffin Civil Parish, ConnorsGenealogy website
Griffith's Valuation, Ballygriffin Civil Parish, John Hayes' website
Ballygriffin on an Ireland map, Tageo website
Ballygriffin on Satelite map, Maplandia site
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