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"Rossinan", or Rosinan, a parish, in the barony of Knocktopher, county of Kilkenny, and province of Leinster, 5 miles (N.N.W.) from Waterford, on the road to Kilkenny; containing 1130 inhabitants, and comprising 5105 1/2 statute acres. It is in the diocese of Ossory; the rectory is appropriate to the vicars choral of the cathedral of St. Canice, Kilkenny, and the vicarage forms part of the union of Kilbeacon. In the R. C. divisions it forms part of the union or district of Kilmacow.
[From A Topographical Dictionary of Ireland (1837)]

Church Records

Civil Parish: Rossinan. RC Parish: Kilmacow.
Earliest Records: b. Jul 1858; m. Aug 1858.; d. Jun 1858.

Cross reference to Family History Library microfilm (double-check with the Library)
Civil 		Roman Catholic	Time 		FHLC
parish		parish		period		number
Rossinan	Mullinavat pt	1843-1880	0926201
Note: Mullinavat was formed from northern Kilmacow R.C. parish.

Historical Geography

Townlands (1851)
Parish		Townland		Acres	Diocese
Rossinan	Ballintlea		279	Ossory    
Rossinan	Ballygreek     		134	Ossory    
Rossinan	Ballynakill		306	Ossory    
Rossinan	Ballyquin		544	Ossory    
Rossinan	Bishopsmountain  	404	Ossory    
Rossinan	Carrickinnane   	65	Ossory    
Rossinan	Deerpark		198	Ossory    
Rossinan	Farnoge East		210	Ossory    
Rossinan	Farnoge West		621	Ossory    
Rossinan	Glendonnell		358	Ossory    
Rossinan	Killandrew   		235	Ossory    
Rossinan	Rahard East		26	Ossory    
Rossinan	Rahard West		254	Ossory    
Rossinan	Rahillakeen  		122	Ossory    
Rossinan	Rossinan		182	Ossory    
Rossinan	Scart			388	Ossory    
Edited by Dennis Walsh, last updated 21 Apr 1999

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