Lewis’ Topographical Dictionary, Co. Roscommon

Lewis’ Topographical Dictionary comprises of several counties, cities, boroughs, parish and villages – with historical and statistical descriptions – of Ireland. Here are From-Ireland.net’s records for Co. Roscommon.


  • Place
    Leckarrow Village
  • County
    Roscommon
  • Parish
    St. John's
  • Content
    LECKARROW, a village, partly in the parish of St. JOHN'S, and partly in that of KILLENVOY, barony of ATHLONE, county of ROSCOMMON, and province of CONNAUGHT, 8 miles (N. W.) from Athlone, on the road to Roscommon town, to both which places it has a penny post; containing 80 inhabitants.

    Fairs are held in March, June, sept., and Dec.; and petty sessions every alternate week. In the village are a flour and an oatmeal mill; and in the vicinity is a dispensary.