St Paul Civil Parish in the 1830s

1837
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St. Paul's, which, previously to the year 1697, formed part of St. Michan's parish, contains 10,570 inhabitants, and 786 houses valued at £5 and upwards, the total annual value being £21,632.

The living is a rectory, in the patronage of the Dean and Chapter of Christ-Church ; the minister's money is £255. 4. 1., and the gross income £386. 9. 4.

The church, situated in North King-street, was rebuilt in 1824, and is now a neat edifice in the Gothic style, with a small but elegant spire.

The cemetery is the usual place of interment for the garrison of Dublin : it contains a monument to the memory of Lieut.-Col. Lyde Brown, of the 21st Fusileers ; a mural tablet to that of three privates of the same regiment, who were killed in the insurrection of 1803 ; and a mausoleum for the family of Col. Ormsby.

The chapel of the King's or Blue-coat Hospital is in this parish.

There are parochial schools for boys and girls, an infants' school, and a Sunday school. The late Lord Netterville bequeathed #9000 to this and the adjoining parish of St. Michan for a dispensary and hospital, which is also supported by subscription.

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