Organisation : Waterford County Museum
Article Title : Lewis's Topographical Dictionary - Waterford County
Page Title : Seskinan
Page Number : 72
Publication Date : 15 March 2011
Expiry Date : Never Expires
Category : Home
URL : http://www.waterfordmuseum.ie/exhibit/web?task=Display&art_id=332&pagenum=72&lang=en

Seskinan, a parish, in the union of Dungarvan, barony of Decies-without-Drum, county of Waterford, and province of Munster, 5¾ miles (N.) from Dungarvan; containing 3210 inhabitants. It comprises 16,877 statute acres, of which the greater part consists of mountainous and boggy lands. At Ballynamult, on its western confines, is a small military barrack.

The living is a rectory and vicarage, in the diocese of Lismore; the rectory forms the corps of the prebend of Seskinan in the cathedral of Lismore, with which the vicarage is held. The tithe rent-charge is £251.9. The Roman Catholic parish is co-extensive with that of the Established Church, and contains two chapels.


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