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Lavey

"Lavey, or Lowey, a parish, in the barony of Upper Loughtee county of Cavan, and province of Ulster, 4 miles from Cavan, on the road to Virginia; containing 6305 inhabitants. According to the Ordnance survey it comprises 10,679 statute acres, of which 761 are water. The land is highly cultivated; there are some large tracts of bog, affording an abundant supply of fuel. It is a vicarage, in the diocese of Kilmore, and in the patronage of the Bishop; the rectory is impropriate in the Marquess of Westmeath. The tithes amount to £386. 5., of which £153. 15. is payable to the impropriator, and £232. 10. to the vicar."
[From Lewis' Topographical Dictionary of Ireland (1837)]

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[Last updated: 04 October 2004 - Colin Ferguson ]

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