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ROSSLEE, a parish, in the barony of CARRA, county of MAYO, and province of CONNAUGHT, 6 miles (S. S. E.) from Castlebar, on the road to Hollymount; containing 886 inhabitants. The land is chiefly in pasture and under tillage; there is but little bog. Thomastown is the seat of T. V. Clendening, Esq.; Mount Pleasant, of G. Mahon, Esq.; Castle Lucas, of G. Ormsby, Esq.; and Lakemount, of J. O'Dowd, Esq. It is a rectory and vicarage, in the diocese of Tuam, forming part of the union of Balla: the tithes amount to £80. In the R. C.

divisions it is part of the union or district of Balla.

Here is a private school of about 30 boys and 20 girls. At Clogher Lucas are the ruins of an old castle.

from Lewis's Topographical Dictionary of Ireland, 1837.

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Gazetteers

The transcription of the section for this parish from the National Gazetteer (1868), provided by Colin Hinson.

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Historical Geography

See the parish page  on logainm.ie (The Placenames Database of Ireland)

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Land and Property

The entry for Rosslee from Griffiths Valuation 1847/64

Tithe Applotment Books 1823/37 for this parish on TNAI

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