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