"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 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. In the R. C. divisions it is part of the union or district of Ballyragget. About 30 children are educated in a private school.
[From A Topographical Dictionary of Ireland (1837)]
Civil Parish: Rosconnell, diocese of Ossory and Leighlin. RC Parish: Ballyragget.
Earliest Records: b. 1801; m. Apr 1856.
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Civil Roman Catholic Time FHLC parish parish period number Rosconnell Ballyragget 1856-1880 0979702
The transcription of the section for this parish from the National Gazetteer (1868), provided by Colin Hinson.
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Townlands (1851)Parish Townland Acres Diocese Rosconnell Castlemarket 665 Ossory Rosconnell Earlsgarden 47 Ossory Rosconnell Loughill 48 Ossory
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