Lewis’ Topographical Dictionary, Ireland

Lewis’ Topographical Dictionary Ireland comprises of several counties, cities, boroughs, parish and villages – with historical and statistical descriptions – of Ireland.

  • Place
    Rosconnell
  • County
    Kilkenny
  • Parish
    Rosconnell
  • Content
    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 3/4 miles (S. by W.) from Ballynakill, on the road to Durrow; containing 797 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 1/2.

    In the Roman Catholic divisions it is part of the union or district of Ballyragget. About 30 children are educated in private school.
  • Place
    Rosconnell
  • County
    Laois
  • Parish
    Rosconnell
  • Content
    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 3/4 miles (S. by W.) from Ballynakill, on the road to Durrow; containing 797 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 1/2. In the Roman Catholic divisions it is part of the union or district of Ballyragget. About 30 children are educated in private school.
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