Organisation : Waterford County Museum
Article Title : Lewis's Topographical Dictionary - Waterford County
Page Title : Monemointra
Page Number : 61
Publication Date : 15 March 2011
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Monemointra, or Ballycloghy, a parish, in the union and barony of Gaultier, county of Waterford, and province of Munster, 4 miles (S.S.E.) from Waterford; containing 100 inhabitants. This small parish, also called Monamentra, comprises 357 statute acres, and is situated upon the western side of the harbour of Waterford.

The living is a rectory, in the diocese of Waterford, constituting, with the rectories of Kilmacomb and Kilmacleague, and parts of those of Reisk and Kilmeaden, the corps of the chancellorship of Waterford, in the patronage of the Bishop. The tithe rent-charge of the parish is £22 .10.; and the gross annual value of the dignity, tithe and glebes inclusive, before passing of the Rent-charge act, was £476 .8. There are three glebes in the union, comprising 35 statute acres, with a house or store in Waterford let at a rent of £31.

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