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Mylerstown, Kildare

Historical Description

MYLERSTOWN, a parish, in the barony of CARBERY, county of KILDARE, and province of LEINSTER, 2 miles (E.) from Edenderry on the road to Kinnegad; containing 874 inhabitants. It is a vicarage, in the diocese of Kildare, forming part of the union of Carbery; the rectory is impropriate in the Marquess of Downshire. The tithes amount to £73. 13. 10¼., of which £53. 2. 7. is payable to the impropriator, and the rest to the vicar. In the R. C. divisions it forms part of the union or district of Cadamstown. In a private school at Calfstown about 50 children are taught. Ballinderry House is the residence of the Misses Tyrrell. There are some ruins of an ancient castle.

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

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