“All to one side like Kilpedder” is a well-known saying in County Wicklow. Kilpedder village is set amongst some of the most beautiful scenery in the country, between the picturesque Glen of the Downs and Newtownmountkennedy. The townlands of Altidore, Ballyronan, Bromley, Downs, Holywell, Johnstown, Killickabawn, Mount Kennedy, Seaview, and Tinnapark are within a two-mile radius of the village. Many interesting characters have left their footprints on the locality. Kilpedder and the townlands that border it are indeed steeped in history dating back to pre- Christian times.
This book gives the reader a glimpse into the lives of the landowners and tenants who lived in the area from early settlers to the present day. Included are transcribed baptism, marriage and burial records from local parish records, surname listing compiled from burial records, cemeteries, hearth money rolls, manuscripts,
election registers, cancelled valuations, Griffith Valuations, land records, 1901/1911 census records, Irish Times Newspaper Archive articles, and much more. The information compiled will be valuable for persons interested in local history, or researching their ancestors in the townlands covered.
Kilpedder A History of its People by Helen Ledwidge
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