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Danistown, Meath

Historical Description

DANISTOWN, a parish, in the barony of SKREEN, county of MEATH, and province of LEINSTER, 6½ miles (S.) from Slane; containing 145 inhabitants. This parish is situated on the river Nannywater, and on the road from Navan, by Blacklion, to Duleek, comprising 1144 statute acres, as applotted under the tithe act: the system of agriculture is improved; there is neither waste land nor bog. It is a rectory and vicarage, in the diocese of Meath, and forms part of the union of Kentstown: the tithes amount to £80; the glebe comprises la. 2r. In the R. C. divisions it is part of the union or district of Blacklion; the chapel is a neat plain building.

Transcribed from A Topographical Dictionary of Ireland, 1840 by Samuel Lewis

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Directories & Gazetteers

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Land and Property

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