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Mitchelstown or Strokestown, Meath

Historical Description

MITCHELSTOWN, or STROKESTOWN, a parish, in the barony of LOWER SLANE, county of MEATH, and province of LEINSTER, 2¾ miles (S. E.) from Nobber, on the road from Kells to Ardee, containing 303 inhabitants. This parish comprises 738 statute acres, as applotted under the tithe act. It is a rectory, in the diocese of Meath, forming part of the union of Syddan; the tithes amount to £46.3. 1.; the glebe comprises 8½ acres, valued at £10. 4. 8. per annum. In the R. C. divisions it is part of the union or district of Lobbinstown. There are remains of an old church, and of a castle contiguous.

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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