SHERLOCKSTOWN, a parish, in the barony of NORTH NAAS, county of KILDARE, and province of LEINSTER, 2 miles (S. E.) from Clane, on the road to Celbridge; containing 52 inhabitants. It is situated on the Grand Canal, and contains Sherlockstown House, the handsome modern mansion of W. R. Sherlock, Esq., and Prospect, belonging to the same family. It is a perpetual curacy, in the diocese of Kildare, forming part of the union of Bodenstown: the tithes amount to £35.

In the R. C. divisions it is part of the union or district of Kill and Lyons.

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