Rosconnell Civil Parish
County Leix/Laois

Barony Clarmallagh
Poor Law Union Abbeyleix
Catholic Diocese Ossory
Catholic Parish Ballyragget

 

ROSCONNELL, a parish, partly in the barony of Fassadining, county of Kilkenny, but chiefly in that of Upper Ossory, Queen's county, and province of Leinster, 1 mile (S. by W.) from Ballynakill, on the road to Durrow; containing 795 inhabitants, and comprising 1942 statute acres, as applotted under the tithe act.  It is a rectory, in the diocese of Ossory, forming part of the union of Attanagh:  the tithes amount to 143. 1. 6.  In the R.C. divisions it is part of the union or district of Ballyragget.  About 30 children are educated in a private school.
Topographical Dictionary of Ireland by Samuel Lewis, 1837

 

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Townlands

  Ballynafunshin Gurraun
  Clorhaun Moneycleare
  Fermoyle Raheenduff
  Grenan Rosconnell Glebe

 

LDS Film Numbers

Film Title Film number(s)
Tithe Applotments, 1826 #256680
Griffith's Valuation, 1850 #101757
1901 Ireland Census #850455, 850458
1911 Ireland Census, Townland: Moneycleare #2193026
1911 Ireland Census, Townlands: Ballynafunshin, Clorhaun, Fermoyle, Grenan, Gurraun, Raheenduff, Rosconnell Glebe #2193074
Parochial registers of Ballyragget RC parish, Baptisms & marriages, 1856-1881 #979702

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Civil Parish Links

Griffith's Valuation, Rosconnell Civil Parish, ConnorsGenealogy website
Griffith's Valuation Index, Rosconnell Civil Parish, John Hayes' website
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