All Lewis entries for Clonmult



Clonmult

More information on Samuel Lewis' Topographical Dictionary of Ireland (1837)
Accompanying Lewis map for Cork

CLONMULT

CLONMULT, a parish, partly in the baronies of' IMOKILLY, and KINNATALOON, but chiefly in that of BARRYMORE, county of CORK, and province of MUNSTER, 5- miles (S. W.) from Tallow, on the road to Castle-Martyr ; containing 1128 inhabitants. It comprises 3850 statute acres, as applotted under the tithe act, and valued at £2491 per annum. The surface is generally mountainous and wild, and agriculture is in an imperfect state. The village contains about 20 cabins, The living is a rectory and vicarage, in the diocese of Cloyne, and in the patronage of the Bishop : the tithes amount to £225. In the R. C. divisions the parish forms part of the union or district of Castle-Martyr, and has a chapel in the village of Clonmult. There is a private school of about 20 children.


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