MITCHELSTOWN, or STROKESTOWN, a parish, in the barony of LOWER SLANE, county of MEATH, and province of LEINSTER, 2- miles (S. E.) from Nobber, on the road from Kells to Ardee, containing 303 inhabitants. This parish comprises 738 statute acres, as applotted under the tithe act. It is a rectory, in the diocese of Meath, forming part of the union of Syddan ; the tithes amount to £46. 3. 1. ; the glebe comprises 8- acres, valued at £10. 4. 8. per annum. In the R. C. divisions it is part of the union or district of Lobbinstown. There are remains of an old church, and of a castle contiguous.