All Lewis entries for Drakestown


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


DRAKESTOWN, a parish, in the barony of MORGALLION, county of MEATH, and province of LEINSTER, 3- miles (S.) from Nobber, on the road from Navan to Kingscourt ; containing 982 inhabitants. it comprises 6582 statute acres, as applotted under the tithe act: the land is mostly in pasture, the surrounding country being generally good grazing land. It is a rectory, in the dio cese of Meath, and is part of the union of CastletownKilpatrick: the tithes amount to £188. 3. 2., and there is a glebe of 4 acres, valued at £28 per annum. The R. C. parish is co-extensive with that of the Established Church. About 40 boys are educated in a private school.

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