Carlow, Laois (Queen’s County), Wicklow and Kilkenny.
Prior to 1858, when a person died intestate, their affairs had to be settled by their next of kin or principal creditor in the Diocesan or Prerogative Courts. Before the Bishop granted the administration, the administrator was required to enter into a bond of a specified sum as security that they would justly administer the effects.
The Leighlin Diocese includes the towns of:
- over 90 civil parishes and smaller towns.
This Index to Leighlin Administrations includes:
- Name and address of the deceased
- Year in which the administration was granted