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Monkstown or Mountown, Meath

Historical Description

MONKSTOWN, or MOUNTOWN, a parish, in the barony of SKREEN, county of MEATH, and province of LEINSTER, 5 miles (S. E. by S.) from Navan; on the road to Duleek by Black-Lion; containing 429 inhabitants. It is a rectory, in the diocese of Meath, entirely impropriate in Mrs. C. Reynell: the tithes amount to £151. In the R. C. divisions it forms part of the union or district of Johnstown. A national school at Walterstown affords instruction to about 50 children.

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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