IMPHRICK

From A Topographical Dictionary of Ireland, 1837

IMPHRICK, or EMERICK, a parish, partly in the barony of ORRERY and KILMORE, but chiefly in that, of FERMOY, county of CORK, and province of MUNSTER, 4 ¾ miles (S.) from Charleville, near the road to Buttevant; containing 1385 inhabitants. It comprises 4064 ¼ statute acres, as rated for the county cess, and valued at £3057 per annum, of which 3209 ½ acres are in the barony of Fermoy: the land is of medium quality, and chiefly in tillage, and the state of agriculture is progressively improving. At Velvetstown is the seat of Thomas Crofts, Esq. It is a rectory and vicarage, in the diocese of Cloyne, forming part of the union of Lisgoold and of the corps of the precentorship in the cathedral of Cloyne: the tithes amount to £129. 4. 7 ¼. In the R. C. divisions it is part of the union or district of Ballyhea.

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